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Could Solar Panels Make Greenhouses Energy-Neutral?

Greenhouses are an increasingly large slice of American agriculture. There are plenty of advantages to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 12, 2020
Canadian Farmers Form New Coalition to Fight Climate Change

In Canada, farmers have been hit hard by extreme weather in recent years. Droughts and... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 11, 2020
A Psychological Means to Fight Crop Diseases

Farmers are constantly engaged in what may feel like a war. That war contains many... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 11, 2020
Corteva Agriscience to Stop Making Chlorpyrifos

Just six months after the Trump administration decided not to ban chlorpyrifos—a pesticide linked to... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 7, 2020
Fecal Dust from Cattle Feedlots is Smothering a Texas Town

Clouds of fecal dust from large cattle feedlots in the western part of the Texas... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 6, 2020
Bayer Considers Pulling Roundup from Retail Store Shelves

Bayer AG is reportedly considering whether to stop selling its weed killer Roundup in retail... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 31, 2020
Shrimpers vs. Sea Turtles: The War Continues

Just before Christmas, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration quietly posted a notice on its... (more)

Brian Barth
January 27, 2020
5 Times Fishermen Became Eco-Pirates

Commercial fishermen have often been painted as a callous bunch. And to an extent, the... (more)

Brian Barth
January 25, 2020
Trump Administration Rolls Back Waters of the United States Rule

The Waters of the United States rule, usually called WOTUS, is another name for the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 24, 2020