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These Maps Show How Much Farmland Has Been Damaged by Dicamba Drift

A whopping 3.6 million acres of soybeans have been damaged by dicamba.

Dan Nosowitz
November 1, 2017
High-Pesticide Fruits and Vegetables Correlated With Lower Fertility Rates, Says Study

The study adds to a growing body of research about the relationship between pesticides and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 1, 2017
Growing Medicine: This Nurse-Turned-Farmer Found Balance Farming Herbs, Not Food

In a former iteration, Barefoot Botanicals grew all kinds of produce and operated a CSA.... (more)

Annie Tomlin
October 31, 2017
This Little (Lab-Grown) Piggy Went to Market: Clean-Meat Interest Is on the...

A $300 million clean-tech trade deal between China and Israel may help get lab-grown meat... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 30, 2017
Evidence Mounts That Monsanto’s Dicamba Is Killing Trees, Too

Dicamba isn't just killing neighboring farms anymore.

Dan Nosowitz
October 13, 2017
The Florida Orange Crop Looks to Be Lowest in More Than 70...

Florida's orange crop is going to be the lowest since 1947, thanks to Hurricane Irma.... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 13, 2017
Northern California Fires Are Ravaging the Grape and Cannabis Crops

The key products of Northern California agriculture - wine, cheese, and cannabis - are at... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 11, 2017
California Tightens Restrictions on Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Activists maintain their call for a complete ban of the insecticide.

Dan Nosowitz
August 29, 2017
Illegal Pot Farms Are Creating Superfund-Like Sites in California Forests

Some officials compare the illegal farms to Superfund sites.

Dan Nosowitz
August 15, 2017