Modern Farming / Agritech

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Quarantine Recipes: Marcus Samuelsson

Quarantine Recipes: Marcus Samuelsson

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying...

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The Return of the Milkman

The Return of the Milkman

Over the years, home milk delivery has become exceedingly rare.  The milkman has...

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DOJ Reportedly Subpoenas ‘Big Four’ Meatpackers

DOJ Reportedly Subpoenas ‘Big Four’ Meatpackers

The meatpacking industry—in this case we’re specifically talking about beef—is absurdly...

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EPA Says Farmers Can Still Use Dicamba Bought Before Court Order

EPA Says Farmers Can Still Use Dicamba Bought Before Court...

The EPA says farmers can still use dicamba on their crops if they bought the herbicide...

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Farmers Groups Fear Coronavirus Aid Won’t Reach Hardest Hit Farmers

Farmers Groups Fear Coronavirus Aid Won’t Reach Hardest...

Last week, the US Department of Agriculture said it had approved $545 million in...

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Soul Fire Farm Helps the Marginalized Grow Their Own Food

Soul Fire Farm Helps the Marginalized Grow Their Own Food

In the midst of a pandemic and unrest across the country, Ronyah Jackson takes comfort...

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How to Build an Urban Rooftop Garden

How to Build an Urban Rooftop Garden

City life offers countless joys and moments of excitement, but it’s often a life...

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Appeals Court Overturns EPA, Bans Dicamba

Appeals Court Overturns EPA, Bans Dicamba

In a major rebuke, an appeals court has overturned the EPA’s approval of the herbicide...

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Trump’s ‘Phase One’ Agricultural Deal With China Is Falling Apart

Trump’s ‘Phase One’ Agricultural Deal With China Is Falling...

The Trump administration announced a partial trade deal with China in January, hoping...

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Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Charged in Alleged Chicken Price Fixing Conspiracy

Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Charged in Alleged Chicken Price Fixing...

The Department of Justice has charged four poultry industry executives—including...

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Helping Salvadoran Farmers Through Social Enterprise

Helping Salvadoran Farmers Through Social Enterprise

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador— It’s an almost perverse reality that more than 80 percent...

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Largest Certified Organic Dairy Brand Pledges to Become ‘Carbon Positive’ by 2025

Largest Certified Organic Dairy Brand Pledges to Become...

We hear a lot of bold plans for reducing carbon emissions; Microsoft, for example,...

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The Rise of Milk Vodka

The Rise of Milk Vodka

Fermented dairy drinks have a lengthy history. Ghengis Khan’s army was fueled by...

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Pesticides Can Mess With Baby Bumblebee Brains, Says New Study

Pesticides Can Mess With Baby Bumblebee Brains, Says New...

Much of the research on the ways pesticides affect bees has focused on adult bees....

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Researchers Say American Rivers Are Getting Sucked Dry by Beef Industry

Researchers Say American Rivers Are Getting Sucked Dry...

Those who enjoy sinking their teeth into a juicy burger probably haven’t thought...

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We Now Know What Makes Durian So Stinky

We Now Know What Makes Durian So Stinky

If you’ve ever been to Southeast Asia, you’re likely familiar with the smell of...