Plants

Bayer to Stop Residential Sales of Roundup by 2023

After years of litigation and controversy, Bayer has said it will remove Roundup from store... (more)

Alex Robinson
Philippines Becomes First Country to Approve GMO ‘Golden Rice’

Genetically modified crops are common in countries such as the United States, but generally they’re... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 28, 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
New Tool Makes It Easier to Analyze How Much Nitrogen Farmers Need...

A standard technique for monocrop growers, especially in the Corn Belt, is to wildly overuse... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 20, 2021
Q&A With ‘Defending Beef’ Author Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman, a vegetarian and environmental lawyer turned cattle rancher, released Defending Beef: The... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 20, 2021
A Once-Forbidden Fruit Makes a Resurgence

Hudson Valley fruit farmer Greg Quinn and his then-fiancée Carolyn Blackwood had no prior experience... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 19, 2021
10 Farmers and Gardeners to Follow on TikTok

We all get caught in the scrolling cycle. A fun video catches your attention, you... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff and Shelby Vittek
July 16, 2021
The Rising Trend of Seed Banks in China

As far back as at least 6000 BC, domesticated crops were grown in China. Those... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 14, 2021
5 Vegetables That Grow In Two Months or Less

When it comes to planting a vegetable garden, growing crops from seed is ideal. It’s... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 10, 2021
While Debate Rages Over Glyphosate-Based Herbicides, Farmers Are Spraying Them All Over...

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

Marion Werner, Annie Shattuck and Ryan Galt
July 7, 2021
Michael Pollan Explores Our Attraction to Psychoactive Plants

Nearly every culture, religion and society has been influenced by some kind of plant. In... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 6, 2021