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Futuristic Farming Has Arrived with Weeding Robots

For sustainable farmers, hand-weeding can be laborious, backbreaking work and can cost upwards of $300... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
February 10, 2020
Cherokee Nation Sends Traditional Seeds to Doomsday Crop Vault in Norway

The Cherokee Nation will be the first Indigenous tribe in North America to deposit a... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
February 7, 2020
Corteva Agriscience to Stop Making Chlorpyrifos

Just six months after the Trump administration decided not to ban chlorpyrifos—a pesticide linked to... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 7, 2020
Should We Be Concerned About Selenium in Agriculture?

Selenium is an essential element for life in humans and other animals, and selenium deficiency... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 6, 2020
What Makes Industrial Hemp Spike to Illegal Levels of THC?

Industrial hemp—cannabis with a low level of THC, the compound that provides marijuana’s “high”—is legal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 5, 2020
Dogs Could Save the Citrus Industry From a Devastating Disease

Researchers think they may have found a way to sniff out a disease that is... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
February 4, 2020
The Merry Green Monk of Mayberry Spirits

Talking to Vann McCoy, you’d never guess he spent 25 years as a Cistercian monk.... (more)

Matt Miles
February 3, 2020
A Century After Prohibition, Barley Makes Inroads in the Midwest

Craft breweries who want to use locally grown and malted barley in the Midwest are... (more)

Nicole Rasul
February 2, 2020
Farm Bankruptcies Spiked to Highest Level in Eight Years

Farm bankruptcies hit an eight-year high in America last year.  Court data released this week... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 31, 2020