Agriculturalists often don’t have a problem reconciling science with faith — the sum being seen as greater than their individual parts.
Articles by Tim Durham, Plant M.D.
Whatever the crop, plant breeders — using classical or molecular approaches — have never been timelier for food, economic, and environmental security.
In an era where information is a hot commodity, does the open-source model have a future in agriculture, or is it a flirtation destined to fail?
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.
Monoculture has its merits as the recurring polyculture fad surrounding conservation, food security, and social justice is doomed to fail.
In the U.S., it’s almost like milk has been in the public domain — anyone can brand their product with abandon. But milk purists have been pushing back.
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.
Far from being a fashionable whipping boy, I have genuine concerns about biofuels’ viability on multiple fronts.