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17-Year Cicadas: Buzzkill for Blueberry Farmers

You’ve likely heard the (ahem) buzz: 17-year cicadas will soon magically emerge throughout the Eastern... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 24, 2013
Love Chickens But Hate Commitment? Try Renting

Everyone loves a summer chicken. But come February, when you’re schlepping food and water across... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 23, 2013
West Fertilizer Company Plant Investigation Begins in Earnest

Fires have finally stopped burning at the massive explosion site of the West Fertilizer Co.,... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 22, 2013
27 Pictures of Plants Growing Out of a Pile of Coins

A handy gardening tip, courtesy of stock photography: your pocket change is the perfect medium... (more)

Jake Swearingen
April 22, 2013
Lucky Tiger: Tomato Lovers Get Lucky

A tomato breeder has cracked the green-when-ripe tomato code. His stunning introduction Lucky Tiger is... (more)

Fred Bove
April 19, 2013
5 Cool Jobs Held By Goats

From firefighters to professional partiers, goats have all kinds of day jobs.

Jesse Hirsch
April 19, 2013
The Seed Economy

Seeds. Usually cheap, easily acquired, often ignored: what are they worth? For some, they form... (more)

Justine Sharrock
April 18, 2013
A Visit to the Petaluma Seed Bank

Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton visited the Petaluma Seed Bank, established in 2009 in a building that... (more)

Wendy MacNaughton
April 18, 2013
Hunting Wild Pigs with Drones

As wild pigs tear up up soybeans, rice and other crops in Louisiana, Cy Brown... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 18, 2013