Using his own yard as a living example, N.C. State Professor Will Hooker outlines the theory and practice of permaculture.
Scientists know heavy metals like lead, chromium and arsenic aren’t good for humans. But what constitutes an unhealthy level in urban gardens has yet to be determined.
A UN study shows 40 percent of invertebrate pollinators are at risk for extinction, threatening nearly 90 percent of the plants that rely on bees and butterflies for pollination.
Happy hogs, alien invaders, determined deer and forgotten flavors. Plus, how to eat the vine that ate the South.
Worried about invasive plants and animals? Here’s a week of free webinars to help.
Conventional and GMO soybean crops face a threat from weeds that have adapted to survive common herbicides.
Much of North Carolina’s wheat crop is susceptible to the blight that hit Louisiana and Georgia last year.
Professor Dan Brabander and his students partnered with the League of Urban Canners to study fruit growing in the Boston metro area.
The Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm was on the brink of disaster last year after Cabarrus County Commissioners voted to abruptly cut the farm’s funding.
Vermicomposting usually takes place in dark, warm compost bins or underground, but a pair of graduate students found a way to film the process.