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‘Tariff Man’ Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his...

President Donald Trump heads to Iowa on Tuesday as he tries to limit the political damage from tariff crossfire that has scarred the U.S....

Switchgrass hybrid yields insights into plant evolution

Switchgrass is attractive as a potential bioenergy crop because it can grow for years without having to be replanted. Requiring less fertilizer than...

Lettuce have it! Machine learning for cr-optimization

At Earlham Institute (EI), artificial intelligence based techniques such as machine learning is moving from being merely an exciting premise to having...

The U.S. is still using many pesticides that are banned in...

Compared with other global agricultural powerhouses, the United States has lax restrictions on potentially harmful pesticides, a study suggests.An analysis of agricultural pesticide regulations...

USA lags behind EU, Brazil and China in banning harmful pesticides

Many pesticides that have been banned or are being phased out in the EU, Brazil and China, are still widely used in the USA,...

Consumers want food labelling details spoon-fed

In 2016, Congress passed a federal mandate requiring manufacturers to label bioengineered foods. Since then, industry leaders have been searching for quick and...

Marijuana stocks slip; analyst calls send Cronos soaring, weigh on Tilray

ByShares of cannabis companies traded mostly lower Wednesday, pulling back from a big run up the previous session that snapped a long losing...

Scientists crack origin of the Persian walnut

Prized worldwide for its high-quality wood and rich flavor of delicious nuts, the Persian walnut ( Juglans regia) is an important economic crop....

Limiting warming to 2 degrees C will require emission cuts across...

Agriculture and the food system have long been challenging subjects for climate negotiators at the United Nations' annual gathering to advance the global...

Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab

Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab.The findings raise the possibility...