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Climate change imperils coffee. A rescue plan is brewing in Vietnam.

As climate change imperils the much-loved but vulnerable arabica coffee plant, Vietnam is going all in on more robust robusta.
In Wine Country, one radical farmer is growing an unexpected heirloom crop: wheat

In Wine Country, one radical farmer is growing an unexpected heirloom crop: wheat

Mai Nguyen is becoming a figurehead of a farming-as-activism movement in California.

Canadian farmers grow crops despite drought

These techniques are helping Prairie farmers grow crops despite drought

More irrigation, drought-tolerant crop species and new management practices are all being considered as Prairie farmers continue to grapple with the devastating impacts of this year’s drought.
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From the lab to the field, agriculture seeks to adapt to a warming world
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From the lab to the field, agriculture seeks to adapt to a warming world

Researchers and innovators are looking at more resilient crops and farm animals — from heat-resistant wheat, to drought-resistant rice, to Naked Neck chickens that stay cooler.

Hit by wild weather, Kenya's herders fire up a hot new crop: chilli peppers

Hit by wild weather, Kenya's herders fire up a hot new crop: chilli peppers

A farmer with at least two acres of land can earn as much as three times more with chilli than with cattle.

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