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Returning the ‘three sisters’ – corn, beans and squash – to...

Christina Gish Hill, Iowa State University Historians know that turkey and corn were part of the first Thanksgiving, when Wampanoag peoples shared a harvest meal...

Farmers are depleting the Ogallala Aquifer because the government pays them...

Matthew R Sanderson, Kansas State University; Burke Griggs, Washburn University, and Jacob A. Miller, Kansas State University A slow-moving crisis threatens the U.S. Central Plains,...

A few heavy storms cause a big chunk of nitrogen pollution...

Chaoqun Lu, Iowa State University Some effects of extreme weather are visible – like half a million acres of flattened corn in Iowa left behind...

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,...

Why it’s time to curb widespread use of neonicotinoid pesticides

John F. Tooker, Pennsylvania State University Planting season for corn and soybeans across the U.S. corn belt is drawing to a close. As they plant,...

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How African cities can harness green technologies for growth and jobs

Camaren Peter, University of Cape Town In 1967 one gigabyte of hard drive storage space cost US$ 1m. Today it’s around two US cents. Computer...