When one asks the question, “Is pesticide use up or down in the U.S.?” the answer about pesticide trends is more complicated than a simple “yes” or “no.”
It’s crushing for many farmers to learn that a brand like Carhartt is teaming up with anti-biotech fast-food company Chipotle for a new clothing campaign.
Farmers don’t wake up and just decide which category they fit into, whether urban ag, organic ag, industrial ag, etc. The labels aren’t what matter most.
The way many agricultural pioneers — scientists with major discoveries in crop farming — have impacted society and the course of history is astounding.
Crop yield has never been a good metric for success. Profitability & restoring soil health might be a better way to measure success in modern agriculture.
Thanksgiving is a powder keg — jetlagged, hangry family members, cramped quarters, and spirited political debates with Uncle Bob palpably elevate the tension. You pray he succumbs to the post-gorge turkey coma (PSA: tryptophan doesn’t induce sleepiness) before going on a circular rant in your general direction. It’s the same predictable formula every year (at […]