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Helping Salvadoran Farmers Through Social Enterprise

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador— It’s an almost perverse reality that more than 80 percent of... (more)

Frank Giustra
March 10, 2020
USDA Chief Promises to Get Biofuels Back on Track

The Trump administration’s treatment of biofuels, and the farmers who grow the raw materials for... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 4, 2020
This California Farm Helps The Homeless Get Off The Streets

Michael Laffoon has a vivid memory of the day he decided to piece his life... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 2, 2020
How to Plant a Fruit Tree

When planting a lettuce or pansy seedling, you just scoop open a hole, plop it... (more)

Brian Barth
February 24, 2020
Fruit Trees in the Nude

We typically think of spring as prime planting season, but when it comes to deciduous... (more)

Brian Barth
February 23, 2020
Court Orders Bayer to Pay $265 Million to Farm Hit by Dicamba...

Dicamba drift—in which airborne pesticides float onto unprotected neighboring farms—just got its first big legal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 18, 2020
Bidding Adieu to Conventional Viticulture Practices

The grapevines that grow in the fields of French Champagne producer Louis Roederer are hardy... (more)

Susannah Edelbaum
February 15, 2020
Hemp Insurance Arrives, Pushing Hemp One Step Closer to a Mainstream Crop

The USDA offers insurance to help protect farmers from forces they have no control over.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 13, 2020
Plants That Defy the ‘Rules of Ecology’ Could Survive Climate Change

The old saying “rules are made to be broken” has taken on a new meaning... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
February 12, 2020