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Opti-Harvest optimistic about food supply

  • June 22, 2022
2022 continues to be dominated by droughts, famine and war. Fortunately, Opti-Harvest is trying to help feed the planet quicker…
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Extreme heat killing farmworkers, compounding inequities

  • August 13, 2021
Extreme heat fueled by climate change is killing farmworkers, with compoundingly inequitable systemic effects, Bloomberg reports. Recent farmworker deaths in…
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Climate-fueled drought threatens wheat harvest

  • April 16, 2021
Massive drought across the Upper Midwest, Northern Plains states, and Prairie provinces of Canada is putting the spring wheat crop…
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Growing food and protecting nature don’t have to conflict

  • March 11, 2021
By Thomas Hertel Growing food in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way – while also producing enough of it – is…
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The solution to farming in the drier future could be reclaimed water

  • March 4, 2021
By Cirrus Wood On a Saturday in late October, Carolyn Phinney is hip-deep in a half-acre of vegetables, at the…
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Zambian farmers cry for crop diversification to adapt to climate change

  • March 2, 2021
By Natasha Sakala When food production is embroiled in the politics of the nation, farmers bear the brunt. Often, they remain food…
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The agribusiness world rocked by Mexico’s decision to ban glyphosate

  • February 25, 2021
By Timothy A. Wise Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador quietly rocked the agribusiness world with his New Year’s Eve…
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Dying bees and sick dogs ‘staggering about’: WTF is going on in Nebraska?

  • January 11, 2021
For anyone whose travel bucket list includes Mead, Nebraska you might want to take a raincheck on that spot for…
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Report reveals drinking water is contaminated ‘in the nation’s food basket’

  • October 9, 2020
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) works on several different levels to educate people about safe drinking water. The EWG tap…
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‘Thousands of dead baby chicks’: Maine farmers blame Susan Collins for Postal delays. Here’s why.

  • August 24, 2020
A senator should help to represent the needs of the people in that state. But Susan Collins doesn’t seem to…
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