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Opinion: Does Adding Fungi to Soil Do More Harm Than Good?

The use of mycorrhizal fungi—fungi that grow on plant roots—as biofertilizers is becoming more common.... (more)

Miranda Hart
March 29, 2022
The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Crop Rotation

Try this simple and effective tool to manage pests and boost soil health in your... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 27, 2022
How Do You Store Your Seeds?

Glass jars, photo storage boxes and old library card catalogs all make excellent seed storage... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
March 25, 2022
Banana Paper Could Help Fight a Common Potato Pest

Wrapping potato seed in organic material from banana plants disrupts the development of parasitic potato... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 17, 2022
Opinion: Farmers Are Overusing Insecticide-Coated Seeds

Studies suggest that seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticides may harm nontarget insects, mammals and birds.... (more)

John F. Tooker
March 15, 2022
Maple Syrup Moves West

The Oregon Maple Project is one group dedicated to bringing sugaring out to the West... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 13, 2022
Food Grown On Regenerative Farms Could Actually Be Healthier For You

A preliminary study looks at the link between regenerative agriculture methods and their impact on... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 9, 2022
How the Hunt for Wild Ginseng Changed America

In his new book, Luke Manget shows just how integral ginseng was—and still is—to the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 8, 2022
Stretching California’s Rice Belt

To cope with water restrictions in a drought-stricken state, the rice industry is looking to... (more)

Naoki Nitta
March 7, 2022