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Meet the Modern Farmer Helping Colombian Coffee Growers

Maria Palacio, who comes from a long line of coffee producers, is working to rebuild... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternflies

Five ways to battle the invasive pest that don’t involve insecticides.

Shelby Vittek
October 23, 2021
There’s a Pumpkin Fungus Among Us

It’s threatening the supply of the iconic fall gourds, along with poor weather and shipping... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 21, 2021
Organic Soybean Prices Spike Despite Huge US Soybean Production

Why doesn’t the US grow more of its own organic soy?

Dan Nosowitz
October 20, 2021
6 Gardening Shows to Watch for Backyard Inspiration

We could all use a little help sprucing up our home gardens. Stream these shows... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 10, 2021
Scientists Receive $25 Million to Learn to Talk With Plants

Researchers from several universities are banding together to launch a center to study plant communication.

Dan Nosowitz
October 6, 2021
8 Sea Vegetables You Can Cook With

A guide to umami-rich seaweeds, algae and other edible plants of the sea.

Lindsay Campbell
October 2, 2021
How to Preserve Your Own Flowers

Display your summer and fall blooms all year long.

Sophia F. Gottfried
September 25, 2021
Tar Spot Disease Is Plaguing Corn Fields Across the Midwest

Experts estimate up to a 50-percent loss in corn crop yields for affected areas.

Lindsay Campbell
September 22, 2021
How to Design a Moon Garden

Night owls and hopeless romantics—this one’s for you.

Lindsay Campbell
September 18, 2021
One Way to Grow Despite Drought? It’s in the Roots

A rare barley mutation could have drought-farming potential.

Dan Nosowitz
September 14, 2021