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Scientists Recreated Martian Soil to See if Anything Will Grow in It

With Elon Musk’s SpaceX scheduled—though certainly not confirmed—to fly to Mars sometime within the next... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
Following Ban, EPA Approves Dicamba for Five More Years

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it will approve new formulations of the herbicide... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 28, 2020
Cabbage Shortage Threatens South Korea’s Kimchi-Making Season

A typhoon-ridden summer is having long-term effects on the Korean peninsula, but not necessarily in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 22, 2020
Pesticide Makers Say New Additive Can Combat Dicamba Drift

Back in June, an appeals court ruled that dicamba, a broad-spectrum pesticide, should never have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 14, 2020
The Case For Edible Public Spaces in Cities

We’ve seen home gardening take off since the pandemic hit, as a popular way to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 12, 2020
Reviving Ozark Cuisine Through Seeds

Since she was a young girl, Xanthia DeBerry has revelled in all the twists and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 5, 2020
Food and Farming Books We’re Reaching for This Fall

The Secret Life of Groceries After taking aim at Bikram Yoga in his first book,... (more)

Modern Farmer
October 5, 2020
5 Edible Cacti and Succulents You Can Grow Indoors

Starting an indoor garden is an obvious option for gardeners, unwilling to stop  growing because... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 4, 2020
6 Ways To Fight Garden Frost

The onset of fall brings seasonal joys like apple picking, fresh-baked pumpkin pies and picturesque... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 26, 2020
Good Old-Fashioned Earth Soil Will Be Heading to Space for the First...

Growing plants—especially edible plants—in space has a long history. But those plants have been grown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 25, 2020
Hemp Groups Say New DEA Rule Could Hamper Growers

A group representing hemp growers is suing the Drug Enforcement Administration over a new rule... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 22, 2020