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Land Degradation: The History Lesson We Are Still Learning

Land Degradation: The History Lesson We Are Still Learning

While the Dust Bowl era is often seen as an anomalous, historical and uniquely American experience, the reality is unfortunately different. Agricultural lands around the world continue to slowly degrade. Guest writer, Michael Doane, explores this topic as part of an ongoing series about restoring land degradation.

Soil and Crop Management

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The Farm Babe: An Ag Love Story

Have you ever bought something labeled organic or all-natural because it sounded ‘healthier’, even though you didn’t really know what it meant? Or quickly decided that GMOs and antibiotics are bad, without understanding why a farmer uses them? What if I told you that The Farm Babe, one of the most influential social advocates for the science behind agriculture, was once in your shoes?

D2D on the Farm

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What Are Dead Zones…and is Ag to Blame?

Each year, “dead zones” – large bodies of water lacking the oxygen needed to support aquatic life - appear all around the world. This summer’s flooding in the Midwest has made it worse. How does this happen? And what are we doing to address it?

Climate Change, Food Production, Soil and Crop Management

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What Are Dead Zones…and is Ag to Blame? What Are Dead Zones…and is Ag to Blame?

D2D on the Farm: America’s Salad Bowl

Did you know that 80% of the leafy greens and berries grown in the USA during the spring, summer, and fall come from the same region? Join D2D as we explore the farms of Salinas Valley, CA!

D2D on the Farm, Food Production, Soil and Crop Management

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The Case for New Breeding Technologies

With the global population expected to top 9 billion and climate change reducing crop yields by 25-30% by 2050, how will we keep everyone fed? Technological innovations, such as gene editing and synthetic biology, offer tools to meet the demand — if they are allowed to move forward.

Food Security, Food Technology

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