Consumers face higher grocery and restaurant bills as the egg industry recovers from a deadly avian influenza outbreak. But prices may have peaked.
Author Archives: Brittney J. Miller / The Gazette
As a kid, I couldn’t decide between being a writer or being a scientist. It wasn’t until college that I realized I could combine these passions through science journalism. After graduating from the University of Florida, I moved to the West Coast for the University of California, Santa Cruz’s Science Communication Master’s Program. And now, I’m thrilled to be serving The Gazette as a corps member for Report for America, a national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues. I’m also a journalist on the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a regional collaboration between 10 newsrooms that covers agriculture, water and related issues throughout the basin.
What is the Farm Bill and why does it matter? Here’s what to know.
The next Farm Bill is scheduled to come in 2023. It will affect a wide swath of rural America and people in food assistance programs.
Making room for the river: Mississippi River communities examine nature-based solutions
Solutions might make river communities look different in 100 years: greener, safer and more sustainable. But they’ll need resources to do it.
Research seeks ways to grow solar and crops together in the skeptical Corn Belt
Much Midwest land that could be used for solar power is tied up in row crops. Researchers examine how to build solar panels without taking out cropland.