Here’s where the science on GMOs stands

The National Academies of Sciences has released the most comprehensive report on GMO crops to date.


What’s a GMO? Apparently not these magic mushrooms.

A recent ruling could help usher in new crops built to resist insects, disease, and drought.


These vitamin-fortified bananas might get you thinking differently about GMOs

A controversial effort is underway to fight vitamin A deficiency with engineered bananas.


Farmers don’t try new things because it’s too risky. This could change that

A new website gives important information on new agriculture gizmos.


There’s a run on cauliflower, friend of the paleo diet, enemy to flavor

Unseasonably cold weather is to blame for skyrocketing cauliflower prices.


Dealing with the rational fear about GMOs and global catastrophe

Nassim Taleb says that GMOs could doom the planet. He’s right. And the same could be said about all agriculture.

it's not a bug, it's a feature

When they’re not busy weaving leaves, these ants make great insecticides

Ants can work together to fight pests that prey on crops. But can we learn to work with them?


Some California farmers are ditching popular crops for less thirsty varieties

Instead of avocados and oranges, farmers are opting for pomegranates and ... dragonfruit?


The California drought is killing almond trees, too

That's right: We're talking about almonds and California again, folks, but bear with us.