Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding.
President Donald Trump says he can do better, signing an executive order Monday morning to leave trade deal negotiations. The news agitated several farm groups, who responded with a series of statements. Read moreRead More »
More than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050 due to climate change, increased demand and polluted supplies, according to a UN report on the state of the world’s water. Read moreRead More »