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Is Beet Juice the Future of Deicing City Streets?

Deicers made with a mixture of sugar beet molasses and salt are gaining traction.

Dan Nosowitz
January 5, 2022
Climate Change Is Intensifying the Effects of Fertilizer Runoff

As rainfall events become more intense and frequent, fertilizers applied to Midwestern farmland wash away,... (more)

Ignacio Calderon
December 22, 2021
Minnesota Seeks to Add State-Specific Dicamba Pesticide Regulations

They’d be stricter than the national ones.

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2021
Crop Pests and Diseases Dramatically Rise in China

Researchers suspect climate change to be a major factor in the whopping 400 percent increase.

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2021
California’s Water Troubles Mean Restrictions for Farmers

An expert takes a closer look at how climate change and limited sources is putting... (more)

Roger Bales
December 12, 2021
Maryland Attorney General Sues Monsanto for Environmental Damages

The suit focuses on polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, which Monsanto manufactured until 1977.

Dan Nosowitz
December 1, 2021
Will Hempcrete Ever Catch On?

It’s a dream green building material. Why aren’t farmers interested?

Judith Matloff
December 1, 2021
EPA Erases Trump-Era ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule

How will the decision affect agriculture?

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2021
Extreme Floods In Pacific Northwest Send Farmers Into Crisis

Many producers were forced to leave their farms and farm animals behind.

Lindsay Campbell
November 22, 2021