GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Hand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager to play his part, 3-year-old Thomas Powell flaps his arms and exclaims, "I'm flying! I'm flying!"
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The government provided up to $12 billion to offset the impact of Chinese retaliatory tariffs. But the aid was distributed unevenly, and some agribusinesses got much more than individual farmers.
Black soldier fly larva has the remarkable ability to transform nearly any kind of organic waste into high-quality protein, while leaving a smaller carbon footprint than it left.
The Mountain Gateway Museum’s Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 2:30-6 p.m. on the grounds of the museum, located at…
Cultivating coffee was once a way out of poverty. As prices fall, growers are abandoning their farms for the United States.
The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon.
Kurt Kaser was alone on his farm when his leg was sucked into a grain auger. He did the only thing he could think to free himself.
"I didn't know what to do and I didn't know how long I would keep my consciousness either, I about gave up but then I remembered I had my pocket knife," Kurtis Kaser told CNN.