Agricultural Science

Global warming could spur more and hungrier crop-eating bugs

Aug 30, 2018

Study finds that as the globe warms, insects that eat crops will be hungrier and there will be more of them

Where are blacks, women? Living history museums rethink past

Aug 29, 2018

A popular Massachusetts living history museum is looking to fundamentally overhaul the way it presents the past, including the roles of minorities and women, in an effort to stay relevant to a 21st century audience

Review: 'Seeds of Science' explores GMO crop debates

Aug 13, 2018

Book review: 'Seeds of Science' examines genetically modified crops from both sides of the debate

Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

Aug 6, 2018

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.

Correction: Pecan Branding story

May 3, 2018

Correction: Pecan Branding story

Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

Apr 5, 2018

Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets

Sweet science: Putting corn syrup to work on Earth's origins

Mar 20, 2018

Sweet science: Grad student uses a ton of corn syrup to study plate tectonics

Half-ton butter sculpture unveiled at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Jan 4, 2018

Half-ton of butter transformed into sculpture celebrating Pennsylvania's dairy industry, heralding start of state's 102nd Farm Show

UF gets $8.7M grant to improve food supply in Africa

Jan 2, 2018

The University of Florida has received an $8.7 million grant aimed at research that will reduce hunger in Africa

Gunmen attack agriculture institute in Pakistan, killing 12

Dec 2, 2017

Gunmen storm government complex in northwestern Pakistan, killing nine, wounding 35

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