Latest Agriculture Stories
Mini desalination plants could refresh the parched West
Which veggie oil is most sustainable? It’s complicated.
Urban farmers are revitalizing neighborhoods in Chicago, Philadelphia, and beyond
Climate change is blowing our predictions out of the water, says the IPCC
A chemical tweak could help plants bounce back from damage faster
Indigenous farmers are ‘rematriating’ centuries-old seeds to plant a movement
NASA has big plans for space farms
Climate change is coming for Indonesia’s cocoa farms; candy companies aren’t helping
The secret to healthy honey bees is hiding in Slovenia
This Roundup ingredient is riddled with controversy—here’s why
These bird species are most likely to contaminate our fruits and veggies
Good news for lychee lovers: There may be a way to grow the fruits year-round
Roman soldiers, booze, and mail trucks shaped the fruitcake’s rich history
Turkey and chicken poop have untapped energy potential
Pesticides leave a lasting mark on pollinating bees
Vertical farms are finally branching out
Gender equity and climate change are intertwined
Our meat habit is causing pollution issues—by way of our poops
The hottest new cheese region is … the American South?
Heinz’s new ‘Marz’ ketchup is kinda sorta made from Martian tomatoes
Nitrous oxide is a powerful greenhouse gas—and it’s time to pay attention to it
If you want sustainable clothes, focus on the farms
Undersea vertical farms could be the future of sustainable seafood
Minnesota’s Line 3 pipeline threatens one of North America’s only native grains
How to eat sustainably without sacrificing your favorite foods
Rerouting billions in agriculture subsidies could boost global food security
Potty-trained cows could seriously help the planet
Is it ok to eat GMO foods? Scientists say ‘yes.’
You have no idea how much you need these bacteria
Humans are pushing into animals’ homes, but nature is as rebellious as ever
A little-known cache of water tore apart this California cannabis-farming community
Why we all have to heed the Colorado River water cuts
You can’t escape climate change by moving to New Zealand
Pesticides might be worse for bees than we thought
An accidental discovery could save a popular, struggling grapevine
The fascinating and complex rise of palm oil
A huge chunk of the EU’s food imports will be at risk of drought by 2050
Plant pandemics are on the rise, and we need a plan to stop them
Maggots and algae could be the sustainable snacks of the future
It’s not just methane—meat production fills the air with noxious particulate matter too
The main ingredient in RoundUp doesn’t just kill plants. It harms beetles, too.
Is growing weed sustainable? The answer is complicated.
Understanding plant biological clocks could boost future agriculture
The real story behind the Biden burger-ban rumor
A quarter of new invasive species were spotted by everyday citizen-scientists
‘Forest gardens’ planted by Canada’s Indigenous people before the 1800s still benefit ecosystems today
Compost can help protect us from food poisoning
Is your wine really sustainable? Here’s how to tell.
Putting cows on a seaweed diet helps curb their methane burps
US egg producers could save billions of chicks a year. So why aren’t they?
11 percent of food waste comes from our homes
Cacao growers are bugging out about our chocolate supply
Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town
Llamas are hotter than ever. Here’s why.
Your pee could be the golden ticket to a greener world
These chickens earned a healthier label from the USDA
Appalachia’s ginseng goldmine may not last much longer
Gene-edited cows could make meat more sustainable. But would people eat it?
What not to do with the mysterious seeds you received in the mail recently
An unprecedented locust swarm is creating unlikely allies
The secret to curbing farm emissions is buried in the Stone Age
Inside Chipotle’s two-year process of reinventing its queso
A healthy wasp microbiome can fend off pesticides
Pesticide testing is flawed—and it’s harming our birds and bees