Modern Farming / Agritech

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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...

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Brazil Announces That its Beef Will Be Exported to America

Brazil Announces That its Beef Will Be Exported to America

Brazil is the largest exporter of beef, and second only to the United States in...

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New Map Shows Sustainability of Global Food Systems

New Map Shows Sustainability of Global Food Systems

Researchers have created a map that grades the sustainability of food systems around...

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Bison Are Farmers, Sort Of

Bison Are Farmers, Sort Of

The American bison, which today lives only in a few small pieces of its pre-European-contact...

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This Man Grew and Foraged All Of His Food For An Entire Year

This Man Grew and Foraged All Of His Food For An Entire...

Eight years ago, Rob Greenfield was struck by the reality that all the food he was...

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Monsanto Fined $10.2 Million For Spraying Illegal Pesticide in Hawaii

Monsanto Fined $10.2 Million For Spraying Illegal Pesticide...

Monsanto seems to be in court an awful lot lately. The company is trying to figure...

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CDC Tells Consumers to Avoid Romaine Lettuce Yet Again

CDC Tells Consumers to Avoid Romaine Lettuce Yet Again

There are times when you wonder whether there’s a point where Americans just decide...