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By Carolyn Beans, Yale Environment 360
A drought in eastern Washington state that is the worst since 1977 has devastated what is normally the fourth largest U.S. wheat crop.
By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
During a recent visit to the Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis, chef and author Beth Dooley showed PBS NewsHour Weekend how to cook Kernza pancakes. The cafe, a local institution known for its commitment to local and sustainable ingredients, was one…
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman, Beth Dooley
To profitably produce corn in on Midwestern farms, nitrogen must be added to the soil. But the practice has an unwanted environmental impact: water contamination. A University of Nebraska professor thinks he may have a solution. Special correspondent Ariana Brocious…
By PBS NewsHour
Residents in a southwest Oregon county voted emphatically to ban genetically engineered crops following a campaign that attracted a bushel of out-of-state money.
By Steven Dubois, Associated Press
By Ellen Rolfes
The Climate Prediction Center, an agency that is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, announced Wednesday in their monthly report that chances for an El Niño weather system have reached 65 percent, up from a 50 percent chance…
Struggling Farmers in India Find Promise for the Future in Ancient Seeds…
Facing Drought, Farmers' Crops Taking Heat…
Researchers in Oregon's Willamette Valley found young native fish thriving in ditches that fill with water during the winter months. The unrecognized habitat meant farmers had been inadvertently raising fish in their fields, in addition to their intended crops, for…
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