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The FDA Just Issued a Crackdown On CBD

One of the wildest stories in agriculture over the past few years has involved cannabidiol,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
Bovine Virtual Reality, Farm-to-Plane Follies and More: Your December Food News Round-Up

Humans are always trying to do better, get healthier, be more efficient. But sometimes our... (more)

Brian Barth
December 6, 2019
Kickstarting the Modern Farm

There’s no better time to give than the holiday season. From a cookbook that will... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 5, 2019
How Peruvian Potatoes Might Be Key to Feeding the Planet

When climate change causes widespread devastation, displaces millions of people and leads to mass extinction,... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 3, 2019
Spent Grain From Breweries Could be Repurposed as Fuel

Leftover grain from breweries, which might otherwise end up in landfills, could be used to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 2, 2019
Women Farmers Are on the Rise in the Last Frontier

In Alaska, where farmers battle grueling winters and short growing seasons, women are almost as... (more)

Sam Davenport
December 2, 2019
Two Friends From Mexico Developed A Synthetic Leather Made From Cactus

After finishing university and entering employment on separate career paths, Adrián López Velarde and Marte... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 30, 2019
Monsanto Fined $10.2 Million For Spraying Illegal Pesticide in Hawaii

Monsanto seems to be in court an awful lot lately. The company is trying to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 27, 2019
Plant Biodiversity Is Struggling to Recover on Abandoned Farmland

A group of Minnesota researchers have determined that plant biodiversity hasn’t returned to fields abandoned... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 21, 2019
Wasp Named After Idris Elba Could Save Broccoli From Invasive Bug

Scientists have discovered a parasitic wasp they believe could fend off an invasive bug that... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 21, 2019
Plants Can Sometimes Be Sweet Friends to Each Other, Say Scientists

It’s easy to think of plants as almost robotic, responding to stimuli, attempting to hoover... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 19, 2019