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Monsanto wins $7.7b lawsuit in Brazil – but farmers’ fight to...

Karine Eliane Peschard, Graduate Institute – Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (IHEID) A Brazilian appeals court has decided in favor of Monsanto,...

Iowa’s farmers – and American eaters – need a national discussion...

Lisa Schulte Moore, Iowa State University Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view,...

Ghana’s cocoa farmers are trapped by the chocolate industry

Michael E Odijie, University of Cambridge The chocolate industry is worth more than $80 billion a year. But some cocoa farmers in parts of West...

Feral pigs harm wildlife and biodiversity as well as crops

Marcus Lashley, Mississippi State University They go by many names – pigs, hogs, swine, razorbacks – but whatever you call them, feral pigs (Sus scrofa)...

Drilling deeper wells is a band-aid solution to US groundwater woes

Debra Perrone, University of California, Santa Barbara and Scott Jasechko, University of California, Santa Barbara With memories of the wettest U.S. spring on record still...

How your diet contributes to nutrient pollution and dead zones in...

Donald Scavia, University of Michigan Every year in early summer, scientists at universities, research institutions and federal agencies release forecasts for the formation of “dead...

Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Deepak Ray, University of Minnesota Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns,...

US agriculture needs a 21st-century New Deal

Maywa Montenegro, University of California, Davis; Annie Shattuck, University of California, Berkeley, and Joshua Sbicca, Colorado State University These are difficult times in farm country....

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How pharmacists can help solve medication errors

B. Joseph Guglielmo, University of California, San Francisco In today’s health care system, no one person – maybe not even you – knows exactly what...