Largest Gulf ‘dead zone’ in 13 years due to spring rains

The “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is the largest since 2002 and more than three times bigger than the target set by the so-called Hypoxia Task Force. Scientists say the dead zone, where there is too little oxygen in the water to support marine life, covers 6,474 square miles, equal to the combined… » Read More

FERN’s Ag Insider gives you the reporting you need every day to navigate the difficult terrain of food and agriculture policy. Editor Chuck Abbott has been covering this beat for nearly three decades — few journalists have the connections in the halls of power and the understanding of the issues that Chuck does.

Executives and leaders across the political and corporate spectrum consider FERN's Ag Insider an essential read. Get the reporting you need every weekday. Subscribe now to get full access! Don’t miss out.

Features include:

  • • In-depth reporting and analysis
  • • A roundup of key reporting from a range of sources
  • • Articles tagged and viewable by subject
  • • A searchable archive of all Ag Insider reporting
  • • All this PLUS a newsletter summary in your email inbox every weekday morning.

As low as $6.60 / month
30-day free trial