AGRICULTURE

Nitrogen pollution from fertilizer runoff is one of the main sources of low oxygen "dead zones" in the Chesapeake Bay. And it's a problem throughout the world, as the modern agriculture that sustains human life is itself dependent on commercially-produced nitrogen fertilizers."Humans have nearly doubled Earth’s natural flow of...
Even as the trade war between the United States and China threatens to dramatically drive down the price of the nation’s top agricultural export, many Virginia soybean farmers are adopting a cautious stance of “wait and see.”“We’re hearing from some farmers that are understandably very upset with the administration...