Swarms of the insects have blanketed several Russian towns in the Ural Mountains.
A new report suggests that a clandestine cartel of fertilizer companies drove food prices so high that they precipitated a crisis that drove 44 million people into poverty.
Is it time to reexamine regulations on sewage sludge fertilizer?
Given the extreme nature of the human diet, it’s not surprising that our excreta is not the healthiest product with which to fertilize farm land.
Scientists say the combination of especially warm ocean temperatures and large amount of agricultural runoff is contributing to the large — and toxic — bloom.
Danish music festival Roskilde has a so-crazy-it-just-might-work plan to "beercycle" your piss into a lovely pilsner that you can drink at a future festival. Golden showers, indeed.
High nitrate levels in drinking water—a result of agricultural runoff—is putting Ohio infants and Viagra users at risk of health problems. But that's only the tip of the nitrogen-rich iceberg, as agricultural pollution is costing us $157 billion each...
Acid whey, a byproduct from yogurt production, is harmful to rivers and streams but companies are seeking out ingenious ways to limit environmental impacts by repurposing waste.
During the 1980s farming crisis, a group of renegade Heartland farmers radicalized conventional agriculture with one surprising crop: lentils.
UK National Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week Included an Event on Protecting Your Fertilizer From Terrorists
Police visited schools, train stations were leafleted and citizens were told to 'make a plan and stay safe.' Critics have called it scaremongering. But farmers at the launch of the 'Fertilizer Security Five-Point Plan' disagree.
I grew up in a commune that shared a similar ethos to Rudolf Steiner's social reforms (which included biodynamic farming). As I grew older, I rejected the environment I was raised in, but the moon phases, cow skulls, and farming practices have...