Posts in: agriculture

Spotted frogs in the spotlight

Spotted frogs in the spotlight

Activist groups and farmers are gearing up for a fight in Central Oregon

By | Posted July 25, 2016

From pollution to power

From pollution to power

Scientists are working on turning harmful algae blooms intro practical energy sources

By | Posted April 10, 2015

Keeping barnyard sludge under control

Keeping barnyard sludge under control

Cows munching grass instead of corn could cut nitrogen pollution

By | Posted April 3, 2015

We need food, not ethanol

We need food, not ethanol

Our misplaced confidence in biofuels

By | Posted March 4, 2015

Wisdom from Weisman

Wisdom from Weisman

The author suggests that empowering women could feed the future

By | Posted September 29, 2013

Binding the Witch, Saving the Crops

Binding the Witch, Saving the Crops

New discovery may help to eradicate witchweed parasite in sub-Saharan Africa

By | Posted November 4, 2010

New Discovery May Help Plants Grow in Cold Climates

New Discovery May Help Plants Grow in Cold Climates

Genetic tweaks could someday let us farm the tundra

By | Posted October 26, 2010

Invisible Artifacts

Invisible Artifacts

Ancient DNA holds the key to some of history’s mysterious migrations

By | Posted August 31, 2010

Pees and Carrots

Pees and Carrots

Researchers say human urine works great as sustainable fertilizer

By | Posted July 23, 2010

Tobacco Plant Could Get New Gig

Tobacco Plant Could Get New Gig

Researchers show the cash crop could be a promising source of biofuel

By | Posted June 21, 2010