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What plants will survive in your garden? This map plans for a warmer US

About half of the country moved into a slightly warmer zone in the Agriculture Department’s new “plant hardiness” map, an important guide for gardeners. Climate change may be a factor.
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Lab-grown meat receives clearance from F.D.A.

In a first step toward cultivated meat reaching dinner tables and restaurant menus, regulators said that a start-up company’s chicken was safe to eat.
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Federal government’s $20 billion embrace of ‘climate smart’ farming

Techniques known as regenerative or climate-smart agriculture are a cornerstone of the Agriculture Department’s approach to addressing a warming planet.

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What drives the price of wheat, beyond war in Ukraine

The price of wheat has fallen sharply from its peak after one major producer, Russia, invaded another, Ukraine. But that hasn’t ended fears of a global hunger crisis.

Avian flu spread in the US worries poultry industry​

Avian flu spread in the US worries poultry industry​

Though the risk to humans is low, scientists warn that outbreaks among farmed birds increase the potential for the virus to mutate and pose a threat to humans.
Infrastructure bill makes first major US investment in climate resilience
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Infrastructure bill makes first major US investment in climate resilience

The measure includes $47 billion to help communities prepare for the new age of extreme fires, floods, storms and droughts that scientists say are worsened by human-caused climate change.
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