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On the Ground With the Schools Learning What It Takes To Improve...

Last month, the USDA recognized four school districts for their work in improving the nutrition... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 16, 2024
Biogas From Mega-Dairies Is a Problem, Not a Solution

At the end of February, the town board of Lind, Wisconsin voted against changing the... (more)

Lena Beck
April 15, 2024
Digging In: Food’s Big, Plastic Problem

“Does anyone realize we’re headed toward plastic armageddon?” That’s how Bradley Aiken of Portland, OR... (more)

Rose Garrett
March 6, 2024
Toxic PFAS are Everywhere, and Remain Largely Unregulated

The Haw River cuts through North Carolina’s Piedmont region from its source in Forsyth County.... (more)

Lena Beck
December 20, 2023
You’ve Already Been Exposed to Toxic PFAS. But You Can Take Steps...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly abbreviated as PFAS or “forever chemicals,” are ubiquitous. They have... (more)

Lena Beck
December 20, 2023
Is Whole Milk Headed Back to School?

“Who likes chocolate milk?” For the children in Greenville Central School District in upstate New... (more)

Sara Foss
June 12, 2023
For These Teens, a Unique Beekeeping Program Teaches About Much More Than...

Spending 15 weeks surrounded by bees wasn’t Maria Roman’s plan for the summer. The New... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
June 1, 2023
Brown Tail Moth Outbreak Makes Life Itchy for Maine Farmers

As daylight hours lengthen and temperatures begin to warm, you might notice something fluttering in... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
April 4, 2023
The Color of Farmed Salmon Comes from Adding an Antioxidant to Their...

A barrage of messages from social media influencers, along with other online blogs and articles,... (more)

Stefanie Colombo, The Conversation
March 22, 2023
First Vaccine for Honey Bees Approved by USDA

The US Department of Agriculture has given conditional approval to a vaccine for honey bees,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 10, 2023
To Stop New Viruses Infecting Humans, We Must Protect Bat Habitat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Bats have... (more)

Alison Peel, Peggy Eby, Raina Plowright
November 23, 2022