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The biggest challenge for understanding soil microbes — in addition to needing a microscope to look at them — is that this field of inquiry is still fairly new.
Jewel Bronaugh, Virginia’s commissioner of agriculture, will be nominated as USDA's deputy secretary, President-elect Joe Biden’s transition t…
Fruit growers can design their spray programs to reduce harm to a key natural enemy of the brown marmorated stink bug, according to a recent USDA study.
Vince Phillips, one of the Pennsylvania’s top agriculture lobbyists, retired at the end of 2020, capping a 31-year career that helped advance rural broadband for the Pennsylvania State Grange and pushed for legislative changes that were sometimes small but nonetheless valuable to farmers.