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Free seed libraries illustrate the power of this community gardening movement

If disasters ever cause shortages on supermarket shelves, Psaltis Cauley and passionate volunteers like her are set to support local food security with a precious seed bank of hardy and heirloom variety vegetables.
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As the climate crisis escalates, here are 18 food and ag solutions

Climate change is here, and the news is dire. We share our recent stories of the many food system innovators finding ways to mitigate damage, increase resilience, and adapt to our ever-changing realities.
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Morocco rolls out a phosphorous-fueled plan to heal soils across Africa

Farmers across Africa are faced with eroded, phosphorus-limited soils, leading to low crop yields, despite having some of the world’s richest phosphate deposits in Morocco.

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Nearly half of US honeybee colonies died last year. Struggling beekeepers stabilize population

A new survey says America's honeybee hives just staggered through the second highest death rate on record, with beekeepers losing nearly half of their managed colonies. But using costly measures to create new colonies, beekeepers are somehow keeping afloat.

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The quest to save chili peppers from climate change

A seed bank in Taiwan is home to more chili varieties than anywhere else on earth. In a warming world, we’re going to need them.
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Honeybee vaccine developed by UGA and Dalan Animal Health

In the fight to save the honeybees, UGA partners to make a honeybee vaccine ready for the market.
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Pipeline company sought to limit required safeguards for soil

Navigator CO2 Ventures wanted to sample less soil before construction and till less topsoil after but is rescinding the request amid backlash.
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