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California Farms and Farmworkers Attempt to Recover From Record Floods

For Manuel, an orchard worker in California, this should normally be a busy time of... (more)

Naoki Nitta
This Teen Farmer Turned a 4-H Project Into a Startup Business

Matias Habib first noticed the Japanese beetle in the summer of 2019. The pests attack... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 23, 2022
The Infinite Christmas Tree: How to Cut Your Tree So it Will...

After the whole realization about Santa, one of the hardest truths to swallow about Christmas... (more)

Paige Lindell
December 20, 2022
Zimbabwe’s Farmers and Beekeepers Clash Over Invasive Bee Plant

As climate change pushes plant species to new areas, an invasive plant—vernonanthura polyanthes, commonly known... (more)

Andrew Mambondiyani
December 16, 2022
Meet the Modern Farmer Using New Zealand Pigs to Restore a Former...

When Rachel Herrick bought a 47-acre farm in Cameron, NC, she had her work cut... (more)

Cindy Whitt
December 12, 2022
Is There Such Thing as Good Meat?

As the climate crisis intensifies, many have been quick to blame raising animals and overall... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 6, 2022
Is Agroforestry the Key to Hardier Row Crops?

The stereotypical picture of American farmland probably looks a lot like this: rolling hills lined... (more)

Shea Swenson
December 5, 2022
Where Has All the Mustard Gone?

Essential to a traditional vinaigrette and divine when accompanying a piece of ribeye, mustard is... (more)

Chloe Faure
November 29, 2022
Alaskan Salmon Face a Stream of New Mines

This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. Wild Alaskan salmon are... (more)

Becki Robins
November 26, 2022
To Stop New Viruses Infecting Humans, We Must Protect Bat Habitat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Bats have... (more)

Alison Peel, Peggy Eby, Raina Plowright
November 23, 2022
Egg Whites Could be the Key to Cleaning Our Oceans

In hopes of finding a cheap, easy way to come by material to filter microplastics... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 15, 2022