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New Research Shows Fungi Could Lessen Reliance on Fertilizers

A new study suggests the answer to farmers’ overreliance on fertilizers might be right beneath... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 28, 2019
The Elusive Goal of No-Till Organic

Tilling is as synonymous with farming and gardening as compost and muddy boots. It’s used... (more)

Brian Barth
October 28, 2019
How to Force Bulbs

Fall finds garden centers hawking bulbs for tulips, daffodils and other spring bloomers. You can... (more)

Brian Barth
October 27, 2019
A Holistic (Possible) Solution to the Palm Oil Problem in Indonesia

Deforestation for palm oil plantations is considered one of the biggest threats to tropical ecosystems... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 25, 2019
How to Build a Cold Frame in 20 Minutes for Under $40

Cold frames are season-extending covers constructed over vegetable beds to keep the frost off. Like... (more)

Brian Barth
October 20, 2019
Can CBD Help You Quit Smoking?

The budding research on cannabidiol, or CBD, attracts a great deal of interest in the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 18, 2019
This Bill Would Preserve Native American Seeds

A bill recently introduced into Congress would help protect Native American seeds and their history.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 18, 2019
How Colombian Corn Farmers Are Using Tech to Boost Yields

As extreme droughts and floods wreak havoc on farmers’ fields around the world, scientists may... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 16, 2019
Study Suggests Farmers Could Grow Crops on Mars

If humans successfully colonize Mars, farmers will play a vital role in feeding those who... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 15, 2019