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A shrinking fraction of the world’s major crops goes to feed...

Deepak Ray, University of Minnesota CC BY-ND Rising competition for many of the world’s important...

The herbicide dicamba was supposed to solve farmers’ weed problems –...

Bart Elmore, The Ohio State University In October 2021 I was a guest on a popular podcast to discuss...

What is bioengineered food? An agriculture expert explains

Kathleen Merrigan, Arizona State University The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines bioengineered food as food that “contains detectable genetic...

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,...

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,...

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...

Reclaiming lost calories: Tweaking photosynthesis boosts crop yields

Amanda Cavanagh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign What if your ability to feed yourself was dependent on a process that made a mistake 20 percent...

American farmers want trade partners not handouts – an agricultural economist...

Amanda M. Countryman, Colorado State University The Trump administration plans to give American farmers and ranchers hurt by the current trade war US$12 billion in...

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