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An Electrifying Way to Make Rice Farming Greener

These naturally-occurring living wires could help farmers grow more climate-friendly rice.

Anne N. Connor
April 13, 2022
Land-Cultivated Seaweed Gets a Big Boost from Wastewater

Researchers explore the potential of using water from salmon, shellfish, herring and oat milk production... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 7, 2022
A New Wave of Grain Innovation Rises in the Pacific Northwest

From field to loaf, Washington State University’s Breadlab aims to transform all aspects of the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 3, 2022
A Forager’s Guide to Sweet, Wild Finds

In her new book, Rachel Lambert shows how to find and prepare desserts with stinging... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 31, 2022
Soybeans Planted Near Pollinator Habitats Produce Bigger Beans

Researchers at NC State make a sizable discovery about the impact of bees on the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 30, 2022
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