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Climate Change: Here and Now

CLIMATE CHANGE: HERE AND NOW

The theme of climate change has been important for Slow Food for a long time, it is linked to all that we do, and its effects are felt...

One dead and 17 sickened by E. coli from beef

ONE DEAD AND 17 SICKENED BY E. COLI FROM BEEF

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan on June...

 
 
 
The Artist Creating Urban Farms to Feed Philadelphia

THE ARTIST CREATING URBAN FARMS TO FEED PHILADELPHIA

Not many churches can boast their own Garden of Eden, but South Philadelphia's historic Union Baptist Church can. When Loretta Lewis...

BAEN Alumni Awarded at Annual ASABE Meeting

BAEN ALUMNI AWARDED AT ANNUAL ASABE MEETING

Several Biological and Agricultural Engineering alumni were recognized for outstanding achievement at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the...

 
 
 
Searcy Completes Term as ASABE President

SEARCY COMPLETES TERM AS ASABE PRESIDENT

Stephen W. Searcy, PE, served as the 2017-2018 President of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers , an international...

Deadly plant disease threatens nation's $250M rose business

DEADLY PLANT DISEASE THREATENS NATION'S $250M ROSE BUSINESS

An incurable virus is causing major damage to the nation's $250-million-a-year rose business. The virus, spread by wind-blown mites...

 
 
 
Thailand's catfish inspections found to be equivalent to U.S

THAILAND'S CATFISH INSPECTIONS FOUND TO BE EQUIVALENT TO U.S

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found Thailand's food safety inspection system for fish of the order Siluriformes to be equivalent...

Indigo Adds $250M as It Expands Reach Into Agricultural Supply Chain

INDIGO ADDS $250M AS IT EXPANDS REACH INTO AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Indigo Ag started as a company focused on microbial agriculture-finding microorganisms to develop into seed coatings intended to boost...

 
 
 

WHEAT GENOME BLUEPRINT ACCELERATES INNOVATION

"The wheat blueprint will enable us to decipher the genetic basis of important traits in wheat, such as genes responsible for resistance...

The Hidden Resilience of ‘Food Desert' Neighborhoods

THE HIDDEN RESILIENCE OF ‘FOOD DESERT' NEIGHBORHOODS

Even before Ashanté Reese and I reach the front gate, retired schoolteacher Alice Chandler is standing in the doorway of her brick...

 
 
 
Hurricane Florence could cause manure-filled lagoons in North Carolina to flood, making the area very smelly

HURRICANE FLORENCE COULD CAUSE MANURE-FILLED LAGOONS IN NORTH CAROLINA TO FLOOD, MAKING THE AREA VERY SMELLY

Michael Conroy/AP As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolinas, farmers need to work quickly to get as much out of their crops as...

Sacramento Is Making Urban Agriculture a Way of Life

SACRAMENTO IS MAKING URBAN AGRICULTURE A WAY OF LIFE

As the food movement gains strength and farm-to-fork practices become increasingly popular, many cities across the United States are...

 
 
 
Is the Second Farm Crisis Upon Us?

IS THE SECOND FARM CRISIS UPON US?

Joe Schroeder works as a farm advocate for Farm Aid , where he answers calls to the group's farmer hotline. The calls, which are up...

The open-source movement to hack your arugula

THE OPEN-SOURCE MOVEMENT TO HACK YOUR ARUGULA

The latest world-changing idea for agriculture sprouted three years ago, not from a field but from a computer lab. In 2015, Caleb Harper,...

 
 
 
Dessa crop art, and more agricultural tributes to music at the Minnesota State Fair

DESSA CROP ART, AND MORE AGRICULTURAL TRIBUTES TO MUSIC AT THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIR

If the long lines inside the Minnesota State Fairground's Agriculture Horticulture Building are evidence enough, then it is safe to...

The $12 billion trade mitigation promised to farmers: who gets how much?

THE $12 BILLION TRADE MITIGATION PROMISED TO FARMERS: WHO GETS HOW MUCH?

Recall that to mitigate the damage to U.S. agriculture caused by our current tariff disputes, President Trump promised to give affected...

 
 
 
Improving Soil Quality Can Slow Global Warming

IMPROVING SOIL QUALITY CAN SLOW GLOBAL WARMING

Existing agricultural land management practices and currently managed land can help slow global warming. This article is excerpted...

Teen-Run Bakery Brings Healthy Food and Job Training to Minneapolis

TEEN-RUN BAKERY BRINGS HEALTHY FOOD AND JOB TRAINING TO MINNEAPOLIS

Vegan beet brownies, jalapeño chocolate chip cookies, and gluten-free lemon zucchini muffins sound like items that might grace the...

 
 
 
Ron DeSantis Rides Trump Coattails To Victory In Florida Primary For Governor

RON DESANTIS RIDES TRUMP COATTAILS TO VICTORY IN FLORIDA PRIMARY FOR GOVERNOR

Rep. Ron DeSantis tied himself closely to Trump in the primary, and it paid off as he beat establishment-backed Adam Putnam, the state's...

Once on the Sidelines of Farming, Women Landowners Find Their Voices

ONCE ON THE SIDELINES OF FARMING, WOMEN LANDOWNERS FIND THEIR VOICES

A few years after her father died unexpectedly, Holly Maffitt decided to take over her parents' 500-acre cattle operation in Pike County,...