Sustainability

Researchers put cornstarch to use fighting pests

Add yet another use for cornstarch—besides thickening soups and gravies, making adhesives, soothing skin and removing stains. Agricultural Resear... more »

Pollen Nation: Points to ponder when renting bees for organic crops

Back in the day, each farm would keep a few beehives to help ensure proper pollination of their crops. Adequate pollination is critical for maximizing... more »

New Mexico Organic Farming Conference honors individuals

Several individuals and businesses were recognized at the 2020 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference (NMOFC) Feb. 21-22 in Albuquerque. The Southwe... more »

Cover crops can give hot, dry soils more than just ‘cover’

The Southern High Plains of the United States have low annual rainfall. When it does rain, though, intense storms can cause severe soil erosion. Stro... more »

Happy Family Organics launches new baby food

Happy Family Organics recently rolled out a new product line, Happy Baby Organics Regenerative & Organic baby food. The Happy Baby Organics Reg... more »

CCOF report: Organic ag can combat climate change

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) is releasing a groundbreaking plan to use organic farming to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emission... more »

‘Earth-Kind’ roses named in time for Valentine’s Day

If the thought of sending your beloved pricey roses for Valentine’s Day that may wilt right after Valentine’s Day doesn’t inspire you, the Texas... more »

Partnership paves way for farmers to sell carbon credits

Carborn farming startups Locus Agricultural Solutions (Locus AG) and Nori recently said they’ve paved the way for payments to farmers harvesting ... more »

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