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Grafting Season

For apple tree growers, there's a brief period of time between winter and spring upon which their whole future crop depends.

-- Mar 18, 2019

Cloning Apples the Old Fashioned Way

For some farmers, it's the best way to ensure that their favorite crops come back year after year.

-- Mar 15, 2019

The Human Side of Natural Selection

Long before biotechnology, farmers have sought ways to bring predictability to their ever-changing crops.

-- Mar 14, 2019

Drawing Water From a Sacred Well

At the conclusion of the Omizutori Festival in Japan, showers of glowing embers rain down on spectators.

-- Mar 13, 2019

Sugaring Time

From sugar to syrup to spirits, maple has a rich history in the Northeast.

-- Mar 12, 2019