agriculture

There Is a Seed Mystery on Amazon

There Is a Seed Mystery on Amazon

Some people are apparently using Amazon to send thousands of seeds to recipients that didn’t order them in the U.S. This is more concerning than it sounds, and has prompted a stern response from Amazon: No more seeds from foreign sellers.

This Week’s Derecho Screwed U.S. Farmers

This Week’s Derecho Screwed U.S. Farmers

Earlier this week, the U.S. Midwest got absolutely pummelled by a powerful derecho. But the impacts were most severe in Iowa where winds cranked to 180 km/h and torrential rain fell. Now, it’s becoming clear it was a disaster for farmers’ corn and soy fields that were flattened by the…