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The quest for better biomass fuels takes us to America’s heartland.

Keith Landry, Contributor

Scientists find that soybeans attract fewer flocking birds than wheat or corn.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

From the mountains of Tajikistan to Standing Rock in the Dakotas, scientists are collaborating with indigenous people to study climate change and predict the future.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A solution that clings to plant leaves could make pesticide application more efficient and minimize soil contamination.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Small farmers in Vermont could benefit from research that discovered how to grow an exotic -- and lucrative -- spice during the winters.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

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Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

A new study suggests certain nanoparticles could help salt-stressed plants grow, but the overall picture remains complicated.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

On Maryland's Eastern Shore, researchers are testing how well methods to limit agricultural pollution to the Chesapeake Bay actually work.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Technique reveals the hidden damage that makes the nuts taste bitter.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

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