Americans waste almost as much food as they eat. More than 40 percent of food that is grown, processed, packaged and shipped ends up uneaten, and in many cases dumped in the landfill, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). That translates to $165 billion in wasted food per year in the United States. Additionally, […]
If you want to learn about agricultural innovations and taste the world’s first perennial grain, head to Salina, KS for the annual three-day Prairie Festival at The Land Institute.
Since 1979, the festival has drawn thousands from around the world who are interested in the sustainable agriculture research being done at The Land Institute. The New […]
Start planning now to showcase your school’s recycling efforts, and compete in the national Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl.
The seventh annual recycling competition is open to students in grades K-12 from October through November 15.
Last year, 700,000 students and teachers from more than 1,290 schools across the nation competed in the Recycle-Bowl and recycled 3.2 million […]
Are you still searching for the perfect location to view the total solar eclipse?
Get a prime viewing spot at one of 54 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas that are in the direct path of this historic event on Monday, August 21 when the moon completely passes in front of the sun.
The last total […]
As the moon passes directly between the earth and the sun creating a total solar eclipse, it is expected that solar energy production will be interrupted for up to three hours in the path of the eclipse.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reports that the eclipse will reduce solar energy production in a broad swath, […]