Plants

How Small Producers are Teaching Others to Garden Like a Farmer

Each time Emma Jagoz plants a seed on her pasture, she revels in the anticipation... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
New Report: EPA Violated Usual Procedures in 2018 Dicamba Registration

A new report from a federal watchdog calls the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) into question... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 26, 2021
New Research Illuminates Origin of Watermelons

The watermelon has long been a quintessential summer snack in the western world. But there’s... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 25, 2021
Preserving the Future of Heirloom Collards

Over the past decade, heirloom crops have made an incredible comeback, with growers embracing different... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 21, 2021
Court Rejects Bayer’s Glyphosate Appeal

The number of cases alleging that Roundup, Monsanto’s former flagship product, causes cancer exceeded 10,000.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 18, 2021
Houseplant Parents Embrace DIY Greenhouse Cabinets

Prior to the pandemic, Robyn Seguin had six houseplants in her Minneapolis apartment. But like... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 16, 2021
How to Turn an Ikea Cabinet Into an Indoor Greenhouse

Over the past couple of years, a new generation of plant parents has blossomed, including... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 15, 2021
Water Wells are at Risk of Going Dry in the US and...

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

Debra Perrone and Scott Jasechko
May 11, 2021
American Wineries Look to Elevate Hybrid Grapes

Alfredo Alcántara and Deanna Urciuoli moved to a cockroach-infested apartment in Brooklyn to save for... (more)

Stacey Lastoe
May 10, 2021
A New Route to Hardier Rice: Tweak its Microbiome

The next wave of innovations in crop science may come not from cross-breeding plants or... (more)

Casey Crownhart
May 9, 2021
Why the Humble Legume Could Be the Answer to Europe’s Fertilizer Addiction

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Peas, lentils,... (more)

Michael Williams, David Styles and Marcela Porto Costa
May 6, 2021