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How to Germinate Seeds With an Instant Pot

In recent years, the Instant Pot has soared in popularity as a one-stop shop for... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
How Insect Sex Pheromones Are Saving Argentina’s Wine Industry

In 2008, a new pest appeared in South American vineyards for the first time. The... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 10, 2021
Are Floating Gardens a Sustainable Solution to Climate Change?

For nearly 400 years, farmers in the southern floodplains of Bangladesh have relied on floating... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 6, 2021
Why Citizen Scientists Are Working to Cultivate New Apple Varieties

Ellen Cavalli has a modest apple-hoarding problem. On the back porch of her home, located... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 5, 2021
How to Propagate Your Houseplants

If you’re a new plant parent that the pandemic has helped cultivate, allow me to... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 4, 2021
How Much Has Climate Change Hurt Crop Yields Already?

Researchers (and the public) spend lots of time being terrified about exactly how climate change... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 2, 2021
The Latest Battle for Legal Cannabis: Delta-8

The latest in a long line of not-quite-marijuana drugs is arousing frantic work from regulators... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2021
Australian Farmers Struggle Through a Plague of Mice

Australia is dealing with not one but two actual plagues, which are destroying the farm... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 30, 2021
What If Crop Insurers Tied Policies to Soil Health?

Crop insurance is a vital part of the agricultural industry’s survival; farming is never a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 30, 2021
An Indigenous Community Reclaims Land in Chile for Organic Agriculture

Three hours south of Concepción in the central coastal area of Chile lie the rolling... (more)

Colleen Stinchcombe
March 29, 2021
The Most Common Houseplant Pests

Is your houseplant sad or struggling? There could be many reasons why. Is it getting... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 28, 2021