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Can Interactive Mapping Tools Guide Shellfish Restoration?

Over the 19th and 20th centuries, oyster populations worldwide have been decimated; at least 85... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
How Solar-Powered Refrigerators Could Cool Down Climate Change

Food loss and waste are major problems around the world. When food is tossed aside... (more)

Abay Yimere
January 21, 2023
New Solar Panels Allow Farmers to See the Light

Arable land is at an all-time premium. Since the last ice age, humans have cleared... (more)

Naoki Nitta
January 16, 2023
First Vaccine for Honey Bees Approved by USDA

The US Department of Agriculture has given conditional approval to a vaccine for honey bees,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 10, 2023
Grain Farming Goes Indoors

Vertical farms have had successes producing fresh greens and herbs, tomatoes and strawberries—all necessary and... (more)

Miranda Lipton
January 6, 2023
Can Technology Make Colorado’s Peaches Even Juicier?

Every spring, when he was growing up in northern Greece, Ioannis Minas would look out... (more)

Daliah Singer
December 22, 2022
Can We Trust AgTech With the Solution to Climate Issues?

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

James Stinson and Lee Mcloughlin
December 15, 2022
Wireless Sensors Could be Less Effective in Muddy Soil

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

Abdul Salam
December 9, 2022
Alaskan Salmon Face a Stream of New Mines

This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. Wild Alaskan salmon are... (more)

Becki Robins
November 26, 2022
Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday?

  Imagine making a bowl of oatmeal or a cup of instant ramen noodles. You... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 14, 2022
Opinion: The Rise of Precision Agriculture Exposes Our Food System to New...

Bringing advanced technologies to the ancient practice of farming could help feed the world’s growing... (more)

Austin C. Doctor and George Grispos
August 14, 2022