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This Year in Food and Farming

While many would like to forget the year that just happened, it’s still important to... (more)

Modern Farmer
December 28, 2020
Italian Olive Oil Producers Supplement Climate Change Losses Through Biofuel

ROME – In a normal year, olive oil lovers from around the world join farmworkers... (more)

Michael Scaturro
December 26, 2020
Why Apple Detectives Are Tracking Down Lost Varieties

The phrase “lost and found” is being imbued with fresh meaning thanks to the Lost... (more)

Liz Susman Karp
December 21, 2020
Why a New Potato Variety Could Be a Game-Changer for Farmers in...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Imagine being... (more)

Tadessa Daba
December 16, 2020
5 Holiday Houseplants You Can Grow That Aren’t Poinsettias

The poinsettia is no doubt a botanical trademark of Christmas. The crimson red bloom has... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 13, 2020
Liquid Gold: How Stronger Food Systems Can Start In Your Toilet

Multiple times a day, when nature calls, people routinely flush their excrement into an abyss... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 12, 2020
Pandemic Brings Early Crowds to Christmas Tree Farms

When Todd Gannon opened the gates of his Christmas tree farm in South Dakota on... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 7, 2020
How To Grow Your Own Christmas Tree

Those who celebrate Christmas know that the holiday wouldn’t be complete without a tall, wiry... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 6, 2020
EPA Draft Report Finds Glyphosate Harms Many Endangered Species

Much of the debate over glyphosate, the herbicide from Bayer-Monsanto, has revolved around its effects... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 1, 2020