Latest Agriculture Stories
Last year’s historic floods ruined 20 million acres of farmland
Why romaine lettuce keeps getting recalled
These gene-edited tomatoes grow in cute little bouquets suited to urban farming
Our french fry supply is safe for now, but the future is uncertain
Is organic food bad for the environment?
Brazilian farmers owe Monsanto $7.7 billion, court rules
This map shows how food travels from farms to your home
How China got the first seedling to sprout on the moon
We should all take a month off of red meat
Humans started transforming Earth a lot earlier than we thought
We’re barreling towards another Dust Bowl
A great climate comes from happy soil. Could happy soil come from California?
We can’t stop climate change unless we drastically change how we use our land
Feral hogs aren’t coming for our kids, but they’re definitely coming for our calves
We don’t know what a happy chicken looks like, and that’s a big problem
Save the world by saving your plants’ seeds
Feral pigs are ruining ecosystems across 35 states and hunting is making it worse
Can industrial farming be a force for good?
We waste 40 percent of the food we grow—here’s where it goes
Artificial intelligence could help farmers water only the thirsty plants
Scientists just debunked a major myth about heirloom wheat
Here’s how much a chocolate bar made without child labor would cost
How much more would you pay for a chocolate bar made without child labor?
Humans can’t manage this invasive fly—but a mind-controlling fungi might
Watering space plants is hard, but NASA has a plan
Meet the ‘Oyster Wench’—a single mom fighting pollution with the power of clams and kelp
African swine fever has killed a million pigs—and isn’t slowing down
To protect the world’s pasta, scientists peered inside fettuccine’s DNA
At the height of the Peruvian guano boom, people mined poop instead of gold
Young farmers are challenging convention to improve sustainability
Why California’s droughts and floods will only get worse
Why our blue planet is getting greener
The Green New Deal could help farmers help the planet
These genetic ‘goggles’ could help us engineer wildly resilient crops
The Impossible Burger 2.0 is a plant-based beef replacement that’s meatier than ever
Sex, starvation, and saltwater moats: snail farms are wilder than you could ever imagine
Humanity’s obsession with chocolate may go back much further than we thought
Gene editing could turn this wild orphan fruit into your new favorite berry
Weedkiller weakens bees by messing with their microbiomes
During a hurricane, where does all the pig poop go? Into your water.
Humans have been messing with the climate for thousands of years
Burnt bread shows that our ancestors were baking 4,000 years before agriculture
Pesticides are making bees dumber
These snakes slurp snails, and that’s great for farmers
Small farmers are mixing old equipment with new tech
NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space
Cleaner pig poop could reduce bacon’s environmental burden
What to expect from the new GMO labels we’re getting in 2020
How to brew worm tea
Keep your love of chocolate from destroying the planet with this one easy fix
The first Antarctic greenhouse harvest may lettuce go to Mars
For the booze business, going green is a matter of survival
DJI’s commercial drones can now carry more sensors into dangerous situations
Cow poop could help us make clean(er) energy
Scientists are trying to figure out where the heck horses came from
Bats help grow our crops, but climate change has them on the move
Americans used to eat pigeon all the time—and it could be making a comeback
Scientists are speed breeding plants in a race to beat climate change
We spend most of the year eating really, really old apples. Why do they taste so good?
If we all stopped eating beef, what would happen to the land?
Want to help the bees? Keep these out of your garden.
To fight antibiotic resistance, we need higher taxes—or fewer meat eaters
To save the planet, scientists figured out how to fix cow farts
This land is (still) their land. Meet the Nebraskan farmers fighting Keystone XL