agriculture

Blog entry | Apr 21 2017

This year, for Earth Day, we thought we would highlight some the key ways farmers and food science are supporting the environment and our appetites!

Blog entry | Apr 19 2017

News stories and day-to-day conversations about the use of pesticides to protect our food supply can easily get misconstrued and leave us feeling confused about the safety of the foods we eat.

Blog entry | Mar 07 2017

From the unseasonably warm weather, to the Washington Wizards actually having a chance at the championship, to that dollar I found the other day, March has been full of surprises.

Blog entry | Feb 22 2017

As food producers aim to provide a secure and reliable supply of food for the growing public, food biotechnology advances are evolving fast. Genetically modified food resources are helping farmers,

Blog entry | Feb 09 2017

I am woman, hear me roar … about science!

Blog entry | Dec 08 2016

Modern food production uses various technologies to ensure that our food supply yields safe and environmentally friendly foods.

Blog entry | Nov 18 2016

As the world’s population grows, the need to provide food for all people will intensify the conversation about food security. According to estimates by the U.S.

Blog entry | Nov 17 2016

This week, self-proclaimed consumer product “experts” released a report that exa

Blog entry | Oct 11 2016

When it comes to pesticides, there is a lot of debate in the media about what is true and what is false. Once and for all, let's debunk some of the most common myths about pesticides.

Blog entry | Sep 22 2016

Controlling and reducing soil degradation is a matter of raising awareness of the issue and encouraging innovative approaches in land management techniques. 

Blog entry | Aug 24 2016

Twitter users often use #FF (short for "Follow Friday") to highlight people they think their followers should follow as well. Today, though, I’m using #FF for "Follow Farmers."

Blog entry | Jun 30 2016

A group of California farmers did the unexpected this year: They beat their water conservation goals.

Blog entry | Jun 14 2016

Oh, sweet summertime. These long, hot days are the perfect chance to enjoy cool, refreshing fruits and vegetables. They keep you hydrated, are chock full of vitamins and are, of course, delicious.

Blog entry | May 31 2016

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