Kiss the Ground is a documentary with infodemic tendencies — style over substance, with some “factoids” made to go viral with no critical analysis.
Agriculturalists often don’t have a problem reconciling science with faith — the sum being seen as greater than their individual parts.
Whatever the crop, plant breeders — using classical or molecular approaches — have never been timelier for food, economic, and environmental security.
The SECURE (Sustainable, Ecological, Consistent, Uniform, Responsible, Efficient) Rule, is the first meaningful evolution of biotechnology rules in decades.
The pollution improvement we’ve seen during the quarantine indicate just how misplaced the Green New Deal’s anti-agriculture efforts were.
As marijuana gets most of the press and vies for consumer dollars, there’s a whole other, less sexy angle — hemp. The possibilities here are intriguing.
The next frontier in research (that will invigorate the hyperyielders of the future) is at the molecular level, paired with field optimization.
A multi-leg turkey trot (spanning time and space) is what allows us to partake in the yearly smorgasbord. Get out your batons for the relay!
Plant probiotics (generally called endophytes because they reside inside the plant) similarly have a profound influence on health and productivity.
When a farmer uses a pesticide against a pest, weed, or pathogen, s/he is essentially conducting a field-scale micro-evolution project.