The gullies are essentially pipelines that move prime soil (and herbicides and pesticides) from fields into streams.
GMO products rarely deliver on the hype, but they’ve pushed our agricultural system to a critical crossroads — that’s why they matter. First in a series of responses to our coverage.
Does David Brandt hold the secret for turning industrial agriculture from global-warming problem to carbon solution?
A new study finds that a small reduction in farmers’ water use could help save Kansas agriculture. But why is it using so much water in the first place?
China’s industrial behemoth hasn’t just fouled up the vast nation’s water; it’s also taken a big bite out of its land.
It’s the fertilizer, stupid — and runoff from factory animal farms. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Maine’s lobster population is flourishing thanks two highly destructive, human-induced forces: climate change and overfishing.
Snap peas and parsley and fresh hearts of fennel … these are a few of my favorite things.
This week Jerry Brown vetoed the Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act, which would have improved working conditions for California farmworkers.