Students learn to grow organic vegetables, tend livestock, and manage forests. Only problem? The cost.
Seeds are natural beginnings for stories: From a small start, they grow into a larger world and eventually end. They’re also good subjects of stories: Where did they come from? Who loved them enough to …
“Glass Gem” corn looks almost CGI, but it actually comes out of the ground that way. It’s the product of a small farm and a retro, handcrafted approach to agriculture — “genetic modification” from back …
A new report details California's nitrate pollution problem -- and the expensive, potentially deadly impact it will have on the people who live in our nation's most productive farming region.
With her new documentary project, author and photographer Lisa Hamilton hopes to reacquaint urban train riders with rural life.
The State Department is going to announce this morning a program to reduce shorter-lived greenhouse gases, like methane. The House won’t vote on Republicans’ transportation bill of horrors quite yet. Worldwide, 92 percent of freshwater …
Take a photo journey through America's fruit basket, where excess nitrates and pesticides contaminate drinking water and showering with tap water can lead to rashes.
In response to Roundup-resistant "superweeds," Monsanto is rolling out a generation of seeds that will also withstand an old, toxic pesticide called 2,4-D, one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange.
An international group of scientists have taken to the pages of Science magazine to ask climate negotiators to stop ignoring agriculture.
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