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New Year’s Resolutions for the Regenerative Grower

It’s hard to believe, but 2020 is finally behind us. For many, the New Year... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
How To Eat Your Christmas Tree

For most people who celebrate Christmas, it would be hard to imagine the holiday without... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 27, 2020
Italian Olive Oil Producers Supplement Climate Change Losses Through Biofuel

ROME – In a normal year, olive oil lovers from around the world join farmworkers... (more)

Michael Scaturro
December 26, 2020
Alliance of Conservative and Progressive Farm Groups Takes Aim at Climate Change

On Tuesday morning, a new coalition of farm, food, and environmental groups announced its formation... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 17, 2020
Farmers Are Depleting the Ogallala Aquifer Because the Government Pays Them to...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. A slow-moving... (more)

Matthew R Sanderson, Burke Griggs and Jacob A. Miller
November 11, 2020
Corn Yields Are Up, But More Vulnerable to Drought Than Ever: Study

Corn yields have set records in five of the last seven years, which should mean... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 3, 2020
Following Ban, EPA Approves Dicamba for Five More Years

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it will approve new formulations of the herbicide... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 28, 2020
Fertilizer Use Is Driving Man-Made Nitrous Oxide Emissions: Study

It’s not easy to admit, but agriculture is well-understood at this point to be a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 15, 2020
OPINION: We Can No Longer Pretend Climate Change Doesn’t Exist

Over the past five years our ranch has been affected by three major fires. The... (more)

Megan Brown
September 20, 2020
California Farmers Left to Battle Wildfires On Their Own

Kendall Richard knows how life can change in an instant. Nearly three weeks ago, she... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 7, 2020
Study Shows Climate Change Will Make Some Californian Crops Untenable

These days there is no shortage of research illustrating the threat of climate change on... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 1, 2020