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The EPA is banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used on food...

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it...

As Colorado River Basin states confront water shortages, it’s time to...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona The U.S. government announced its first-ever water shortage declaration for the Colorado River on...

Young farmers struggle with child care and health insurance – and...

Shoshanah Inwood, The Ohio State University; Andrea Rissing, The Ohio State University, and Florence Becot, The Ohio...

Why farmers are dumping milk down the drain and letting produce...

Elizabeth Ransom, Pennsylvania State University; E. Melanie DuPuis, Pace University , and Michelle R. Worosz, Auburn University Many Americans may be surprised and confused to...

Why California is banning chlorpyrifos, a widely-used pesticide: 5 questions answered

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco Editor’s note: California, the top U.S. food-producing state, is ending use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental...

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,...

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....

How soybeans became China’s most powerful weapon in Trump’s trade war

Ian Sheldon, The Ohio State University Soybeans may not seem all that useful in a war. Nonetheless they’ve become China’s most important weapon in its...

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