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Court Denies Immediate Halt to Dicamba Use

A panel of Ninth Circuit judges have denied a request to end the sale and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 23, 2020
Critics Say Bipartisan Carbon Market Bill Won’t Dent Climate Change

Earlier this month, a group of US senators did what would usually seem unthinkable in... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 21, 2020
EPA Says Farmers Can Still Use Dicamba Bought Before Court Order

The EPA says farmers can still use dicamba on their crops if they bought the... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 9, 2020
Appeals Court Overturns EPA, Bans Dicamba

In a major rebuke, an appeals court has overturned the EPA’s approval of the herbicide... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 4, 2020
Climate, Conflict and Crisis

By now, most of us are keenly aware that climate change presents an existential threat... (more)

Frank Giustra
May 8, 2020
Unsafe Workdays for Farmworkers Could Double by 2050 Due to Climate Change

In the United States, there are more than two million agriculture workers, who spend long,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 6, 2020
Going Green: Can Electric Tractors Overtake Diesel?

Stephen Heckeroth’s desire to help the planet has seeped into the world of agriculture. The... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 28, 2020
Conservation Stewardship Program is Falling Short, Say Critics

For John Wicks, farming is about a lot more than planting a seed and watching... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 15, 2020
Largest Certified Organic Dairy Brand Pledges to Become ‘Carbon Positive’ by 2025

We hear a lot of bold plans for reducing carbon emissions; Microsoft, for example, announced... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 10, 2020