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U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
Farmers across the Corn Belt tend to plant rotations of soy and corn. Diversification could boost returns and reduce pollution. Why don't farmers make the switch?
September 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
There are gaps in coverage, but a new dashboard aggregates more than 170 indicators about food waste, greenhouse gas emissions and other key agricultural metrics.
June 19, 2020 by Jim Giles
The startup initially planned to have 3 million acres signed up for its Indigo Carbon program in the first year. It sextupled that goal.
April 23, 2020 by Owen Poindexter
As many people in the U.S. shelter-in-place in their homes, farmworkers are at risk of becoming severely ill from the coronavirus as they continue to support the country's food supply chain.
April 23, 2020 by Evelyn Nieves
U.S. farmworkers face a slew of social, economic and political challenges that have caused a decades-long farmworker shortage. Here's how brands such as Alter Ego, Clif Bar, Driscoll's, Kuli Kuli and Philz Coffee are stepping in.
April 16, 2020 by Mike Hower
Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.
April 9, 2020 by Dancan Gromko
In Pennsylvania, an innovative program is showing farmers how to plant cash crops in buffer zones to help stabilize stream banks and clean up waterways.
April 2, 2020 by Janet Marinelli
It’s not enough to just blame Big Ag. We need to create new ways of thinking and doing when it comes to food production.
February 22, 2020 by Mark Hyman
Why the human side of sustainability deserves more attention.
January 29, 2020 by Heather Clancy
A new report shows how some companies and academic research labs are applying extrusion, 3D printing and cellular agriculture to produce meat alternatives.
November 27, 2019 by Gareth Armanious
Articial intelligence and big data may help produce more food, use less water, limit resource consumption, redirect food waste and reduce food prices.
November 25, 2019 by Katherine Walla
Farming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.
September 27, 2019 by Nancy Matsumoto
The biggest food company in the world is expanding animal agricultural technology.
January 23, 2019 by Jenny Ahlen
Lab-grown promises to be one of modern science’s finest hours. Is it enough to change, or end, the way humans consume animals?
April 22, 2017 by Wayne Pacelle
Creative businesses aim to get food that would otherwise be wasted into the hands of those who can use it.
May 3, 2016 by Tom Jackson