Modern Farming / Agritech

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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...

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USDA Chief Promises to Get Biofuels Back on Track

USDA Chief Promises to Get Biofuels Back on Track

The Trump administration’s treatment of biofuels, and the farmers who grow the raw...

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The Worst Locust Swarm in Decades Is Spreading in Africa

The Worst Locust Swarm in Decades Is Spreading in Africa

Locust swarms garner biblical headlines, understandable both for the locust’s place...

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In a Warming World, Canada Could Become a Breadbasket—But Not Without Costs

In a Warming World, Canada Could Become a Breadbasket—But...

As the planet undergoes climate change, there has been a general understanding that...

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This Ugly Fish Could Be The Future of Aquaculture

This Ugly Fish Could Be The Future of Aquaculture

It’s a fish with a face that only a mother could love, but the monkeyface prickleback...

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How to Make the Best Lasagna in the World

How to Make the Best Lasagna in the World

My mother made the best lasagna in the world. I know every Italian son probably...

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This California Farm Helps The Homeless Get Off The Streets

This California Farm Helps The Homeless Get Off The Streets

Michael Laffoon has a vivid memory of the day he decided to piece his life back...

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How a Blind Woman Adopted a Life in Farming

How a Blind Woman Adopted a Life in Farming

There are certain sensory moments that have shaped Rebecca Blaevoet’s understanding...

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COOK THIS: Rustic Joyful Food: Generations by Danielle Kartes

COOK THIS: Rustic Joyful Food: Generations by Danielle...

There’s something to be said for recognizing the importance of a simple, home-cooked...

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Wait, Is China Going to Purchase Way More Agricultural Goods Or Not?

Wait, Is China Going to Purchase Way More Agricultural...

With the release of the “Phase One” agreement aimed at resolving the destructive...

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Machine Learning: the Future of Farming

Machine Learning: the Future of Farming

On a recent rainy Tuesday afternoon, I made my way from Manhattan to Brooklyn to...