Friday, September 22, 2023 6:24AM CDT
The USDA safeguards arguably the largest and most diverse collection of agriculturally relevant plant germplasm in the world in Fort Collins, Colorado, to ensure genetic diversity is maintained to combat future threats.
Thursday, September 21, 2023 4:42PM CDT
University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Amy Schmidt, best known as the manure lady, is on a mission to spread the word to farmers and others about the value of manure to cropping systems.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 1:16PM CDT
The documentary "Common Ground" is a sequel to the movie "Kiss the Ground," a 2020 movie that started down the path of similar themes of challenging current agricultural practices. "Common Ground" was spotlighted in June at the Tribeca Film Festival, which recognized the film with its 2023 Human/Nature Award. The documentary was featured this week on Capitol Hill.