Experts are warning us that this will be a "freezing, frigid, and frosty" winter, and even though the official beginning of winter is still over a month away, it already feels like that in much of the country right now.
Beekeepers frequently open up their hives to check on them, but doing so adds to their workload, and it stresses out the bees. A team of Dutch entrepreneurs set out to develop an alternative, resulting in the BEEP base hive-monitoring system.
Raw butterists are understandably salty about a prohibition on interstate commerce.
Americans use an average of 50 pounds of toilet paper, per person, each year. This accounts for millions of trees being destroyed.
The effects of industrial agriculture are quite visible, from the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico to the horrific (and government sanctioned) wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to make room for cattle ranchers. While organic farming has had an un
The Kern County Sheriff's Office -- with the help of the FBI and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife -- executed search warrants on 11 fields in the Arvin area, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.
On October 25th, 2019 North Bay Produce Inc. voluntarily issued a recall of certain varieties of fresh apples due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was initiated as a result of a product test that revealed
The Agriculture Department projects that farm incomes will reach $88 billion in 2019 but nearly 40% of that -- $33 billion -- will come from trade aid, disaster assistance, the farm bill and insurance indemnities, according to a new report by the A
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. meat markets had so far been shielded from the effects of a deadly pig disease wiping out Asian herds. That's starting to change.
Mowing the lawn can be time consuming and, let's face it, pretty boring, which is why robo-mowers were developed. And now there's the Trimbot, which could just be the next leap forward in automated garden maintenance.
Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus creates rotten spots on the tomato fruits and weakens the plant and leaves. The reported cases have come from contaminated imports from Mexico and South America. The only cure is to destroy the crop.
– As Devastating As We've Ever Seen"
Thousands of farmers shut down highways in a go-slow protest converging on the Dutch capital Monday, as they protested being victimised by a government trying to meet European Union emissions laws by cracking down on agriculture.
...As Devastating As We've Ever Seen"
In August, we reported that at least half of China's breeding pigs have died from African swine fever or been slaughtered to contain the spreading of the disease.
US President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to celebrate a partial trade deal struck with Beijing, presenting it as the "greatest and biggest deal ever made" for American farmers.
In a time when China is losing between a third and half of its pig herds as a result of the unprecedented decimation unleashed by African swine fever - less affectionately known as pig ebola - which has sent wholesale pork prices in China soaring to
An "All-Out Blizzard" That Is "Unheard Of For October" Is About To Hit Farms In The Midwest With Up To 2 Feet Of Snow
Drought-Proof 'Cooling Houses' Use Saltwater and Cardboard to Grow Tons of Healthy Produce in the Desert
The corn lobby -" which benignly styles itself The National Corn Growers Association -" is upset with the Orange Man for - as CNN puts it - "reducing demand" for its crops.
Apparently, beer and wine aren't the only beverages containing surprisingly high levels of glyphosate, a purported carcinogen and one of the most widely used herbicides in the world (it's the main ingredient in the weed killer Roundup).
Nextbigfuture interviewed Tony Seba of RethinkX on their latest analysis of emerging global technology disruption.
Instead of just using their billboards for marketing, McDonalds is putting their signs to good use by attaching "bee hotels" to the backs of roadside ads.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) warned Thursday that farmers across the Central and Midwest US were quickly falling behind on agriculture loans held by community banks, according to Reuters.
Agrivoltaics, also known as "solar sharing", is the co-locating of agriculture and solar photovoltaic panels. The idea has been gaining traction in recent years; however, few studies have monitored all aspects of the associated food, energy, and
Any visit of Pieter to a faraway country is of course accompanied by either monitoring progress on existing projects or starting a new one. Here in Tibet, not far from the capital of Lhasa (the red-coloured Potala palace can be seen in the picture in
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Such harvesters already have screens inside of them, which are used to separate crop grain from the seeds of weeds that get harvested along with the crop plants. Those unwanted seeds are then expelled out the back of the harvester ?" along with the
When those inoculated seeds were put in a growth medium that was 1 percent sodium chloride - a salt concentration that would greatly inhibit the growth of untreated seeds - they readily sprouted and grew into plants.
KFC is the latest chain to dip its toes into the fake meat parade. The BBC reports KFC to Trial Plant-Based Nuggets and Wings in US.