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Climate Change Could Send Wheat-Growing Areas Into Drought

For years, scientists have known that wheat is especially vulnerable to damage lent by climate... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 1, 2019
Cover Crops Can Triple the Amount of Earthworms in Soil

Cover crops are lauded for their ability to recharge the soil. The most well-known benefit... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 29, 2019
Could Cannabis-Growing Facilities Be Bad for Air Quality?

As a crop, cannabis has an awful lot going for it. The plant is hardy,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 26, 2019
Climate Change Is Threatening a Treasured Harvesting Tradition

For Dylan Jennings, the annual wild rice harvest is a cherished practice that connects him... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 23, 2019
Greenhouse Classes Vs Greenhouse Gases

It’s a blistering afternoon in central India, but Mallesha Singam is having an unusually fruitful... (more)

Aaron Dorman
September 21, 2019
Can Working With Plants Help Convicted Offenders?

We already know lots about the benefits of working with plants. Gardening has been shown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 20, 2019
Does Certified Organic Mean What We Think It Does?

There’s something of a civil war brewing in the organic movement. On one side are... (more)

Brian Barth
September 16, 2019
Dicamba Drift Is Still Happening

You might remember the phrase “dicamba drift,” assuming you’re not a farmer who has to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 11, 2019
Truly Wild Bee-Applied Fungus-Based Pesticide Gets EPA Approval

In the never-ending quest—by some, at least—to reduce the amount of pesticides used on crops,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 10, 2019