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April 12, 2019

 

Lawmakers Consider Ways To Help Great Plains Farmers After Flooding

There's a growing debate between congress and the USDA about how to help out farmers who’ve lost their grain due to flooded storage bins.

March 28, 2019

 

EPA Mulls Plans To Override States On Pesticide Rules

The EPA announced last week that the agency is considering changes that would allow them to veto state restriction on pesticides that are more strict than federal rules.

March 1, 2019

 

Arkansas Lawmakers Vote to Roll Back Restrictions On Volatile Herbicide

Regulators in Arkansas voted to allow some use of the herbicide dicamba that was previously banned after complaints that it causes damage to nearby crops.

February 20, 2019

 

Is Fear Driving Sales Of Monsanto’s Dicamba-Proof Soybeans?

Some farmers say they're buying a popular new soybean seed partly because they're afraid of crop damage from herbicide drift. A new lawsuit claims the seed maker is violating antitrust laws.

September 7, 2018

 

Study Finds New Pesticides As Harmful To Bees As Neonicotinoids

A study found that sulfoximine-based insecticides - an alternative to neonicotinoid-based pesticides - have similar impacts on bee colony growth and reproduction.

August 30, 2017

 

Climate Change Could Cut Output Of Staple Crops

A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.

August 13, 2017

 

Low-Carbon Fuels Could Lose Emphasis From Trump EPA

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August 1, 2017

 

Dicamba Damage Estimate Tops 2.5 Million Acres

The herbicide is suspected of drifting in the wind to neighboring farms and causing widespread damage.

July 24, 2017

 

Nikumiso Dengaku (Stuffed Eggplant)

Nikumiso literally means “meat miso.” I’ve made a standard meatless eggplant dengaku before, but this version takes it from a tasty side to a hearty main.

July 6, 2017

 

Damage From Wayward Weedkiller Keeps Growing

As many as 2 million acres of soybeans may have been harmed by a popular weedkiller drifting into neighboring fields.

June 26, 2017

 

Make Your Own Vegan Mayonnaise

It took Marc Matsumoto 13 batches to get this vegan mayonnaise just right.

March 28, 2017

 

In Rural Trump Country, Trade Policy Divides

Rural voters overwhelmingly chose President Donald Trump, but when it comes to trade, rural voters are not necessarily in sync with the administration.

January 19, 2017

 

Trump To Tap Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

If nominated and confirmed, Sonny Perdue will take charge of the USDA, an agency with nearly 100,000 employees and a $150 billion budget.

December 21, 2016

 

If It’s Not From A Cow, Can You Legally Call It Milk?

Some members of Congress say the "milk" label on food is legally reserved for only one beverage source: cows.

December 2, 2016

 

Colorado County Board Votes To Ban GMO Crops On Public Land

The vote puts in place a transition plan to remove GMO corn and sugar beets from public land within the next 5 years.

August 2, 2016

 

How Monsanto And Scofflaw Farmers Hurt Soybeans In Arkansas

A new type of genetically engineered crop is tempting farmers to use a weedkiller illegally. The illicit chemical use has damaged nearby crops.

March 9, 2016

 

U.S. Cotton Growers Struggle With Changing Demand

A few years ago, more than 40 percent of U.S. cotton exports ended up in China. Last year, it was down to 6 percent.

January 7, 2016

 

Farmers See Mixed Results From Warm Winter Weather

It was an unseasonably warm December in some parts of the Midwest. What does that mean for farmers?

January 5, 2016

 

Wheat Struggling To Keep Up With Corn, Soybean Technology

Seed companies have poured billions into biotech soybeans and corn that raises more grain with less water. Now, there’s a push to grow wheat research.

December 2, 2015

 

University-Made Roundup Ready Seeds Ready For Market

Imagine your fancy multi-vitamin goes generic. Then the local university adds in extra vitamins that are particularly important for people living in your area.

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