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Smoke From Wildfires Can Impact Dairy Cows’ Milk Production

Wildfires have always been a fact of life in parts of the American West, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2021
Report: EPA to Ban Use of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

The controversial pesticide is already banned in several other countries.

Dan Nosowitz
August 18, 2021
First-Ever Declaration of Colorado River Water Shortage Will Affect Agriculture First

For the first time in history, the United States government has declared an official water... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 18, 2021
EPA Reverses Course, Will Allow Use of Pesticide Paraquat

Under the Trump administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed some severe bans on the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 6, 2021
California to Institute Extreme Water Reductions for Thousands of Farmers

California, along with essentially all of the American West, is experiencing a period of extreme... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 5, 2021
Study: There Are Ways to Dramatically Reduce Agricultural Water Pollution

According to the EPA’s National Rivers and Streams Assessment, only 26 percent of the country’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 4, 2021
Report: Soil Carbon Credits Need More Consistency to Reduce Emissions

Carbon markets for agriculture are a capitalism-friendly method to, theoretically, reduce carbon dioxide emissions. At... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 27, 2021
Vegetables Aren’t Always Vegan

What goes into growing a plant? From a giant squash to peas on a vine,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 27, 2021
Agri-Business Corporations Are Trying to Save The Environment. Or Are They?

In the early 2000s, a Starbucks ad struck a nerve with consumers and environmental activists.... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 26, 2021