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Maryland Attorney General Sues Monsanto for Environmental Damages

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

Dan Nosowitz
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
Bill Seeks to Standardize and Promote Offshore Aquaculture

Yet it remains unclear whether or not offshore aquaculture is bad for the environment.

Dan Nosowitz
November 4, 2021
Hatch Chile Peppers Face an Uncertain Future

Growers of New Mexico’s iconic crop are wrestling with drought, water rights and labor shortages.

Wufei Yu/High Country News
October 29, 2021
California Finally Sees Rainfall, But Will It Help End the Drought?

Some parts of the state got as much as 5.44 inches of rain in a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 29, 2021
How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternflies

Five ways to battle the invasive pest that don’t involve insecticides.

Shelby Vittek
October 23, 2021
The Future of Hay Drying in America

Although hay dryers are a staple throughout Europe, they are few and far between on... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 18, 2021
How California Wildfires Are Affecting Vineyards

A string of heavy fire seasons is worrying for farmers and winemakers, who are now... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 28, 2021