Water

Report: flooding fields help farmers, wildlife

Mississippi Delta farmers may reap the benefits for flooding their fields during the fall and winter. U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are studying the practice of managed flooding to create temporary... more »

Midwest schools receive pollinator habitat grants

High school students in five Midwestern states will help imperiled insect pollinators and monarch butterflies. Sand County Foundation is awarding pollinator habitat grants to agriculture and science programs at 21 high schools in Illinois, Iowa,... more »

World Ag Expo 2023 names Top-10 new product winners

World Ag Expo has released the winners of its 2023 Top-10 New Products Competition. The winning entries are scheduled to be showcased during the Feb. 14-16 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. “The impressive field... more »

Walla Walla sweets: Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

Locati Farms, a Walla Walla, Washington, sweet onion grower, adapts to challenges by changing growing practices and using technology to improve the quality of the region’s namesake onion. For more than a century, Locati Farms... more »

California report puts drought losses in the billions

Losses to California’s ag industry this year have topped $1 billion as the state’s drought stretched into a third straight year, according to a report from the University of California-Merced’s School of Engineering and the Public Policy Institute... more »

Food safety panel dives into mid-term elections

A panel of food and food safety experts will discuss the mid-term election results and what they mean for Food and Drug Administration policy reforms. The web seminar will be at 1 p.m. Eastern on... more »

UC Davis receives $50M pledge for sustainability research

The University of California, Davis, has received a $50 million pledge to support the school’s commitment to address pressing challenges in agriculture and environmental sustainability. The pledge – from philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners... more »

Global Impact Challenge finalists named

SVG Ventures|THRIVE, a global agrifood investment and innovation platform, has chosen 10 finalists in the 2022 THRIVE Global Impact Challenge. The challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups advancing a net-zero future... more »

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