Today’s quick hits, July 19, 2022

Manure-eating worms: At one dairy farm, half a million gallons of farm wastewater is pumped through a gigantic bed of earthworms, cutting nitrate pollution and lowering greenhouse gas emissions. (Inside Climate News)

Food aid for Horn of Africa: The U.S. will give $1.2 billion in an immediate response to hunger in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia (Laura Kelly, The Hill)

U.K. swelters: Millions of people in Britain stayed home or sought shade during England’s first-ever extreme heat warning, part of the heatwave that is broiling Europe. (Washington Post)

Hard times for hummus: Chickpea yields may drop by 20 percent this year, due to weather, war and shipping woes. (Modern Farmer)