Modern Farming / Agritech

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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...

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I Can’t Farm if I’m Dead

I Can’t Farm if I’m Dead

In late July, I was all ready to harvest my field of Turkey Red wheat. Except instead...

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Parisian Family Sues Country Neighbor Because Her Ducks Are Too Loud

Parisian Family Sues Country Neighbor Because Her Ducks...

Look, it’s been a lousy year for agriculture. Farm bankruptcies, trade wars, poor...

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Are Turkeys the New Backyard Chickens?

Are Turkeys the New Backyard Chickens?

There are two types of people at Thanksgiving: those for whom eating turkey does...

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COOK THIS: Pastry Love by Joanne Chang

COOK THIS: Pastry Love by Joanne Chang

For many, the act of having someone bake for us is the very definition of “pastry...

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Enter the World of Chicha

Enter the World of Chicha

If you’ve been to Peru, you probably know about chicha—it’s as prevalent as Guinness...

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‘The Garlic Papers’ Chronicles a Small Farmer’s Battle with a Large Chinese Importer

‘The Garlic Papers’ Chronicles a Small Farmer’s Battle...

Most small farmers might run away or settle when locked in a legal battle with a...

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Scientists Try to Make Athletes Eat Mashed Potatoes Instead of Sports Gels

Scientists Try to Make Athletes Eat Mashed Potatoes Instead...

If you’re a certain kind of high-performance athlete, you’re familiar with the sports...

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Survivors: Rescued From Cockfighting

Survivors: Rescued From Cockfighting

Cockfighting is a blood sport that continues underground in parts of the US despite...

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How to Build a Cold Frame in 20 Minutes for Under $40

How to Build a Cold Frame in 20 Minutes for Under $40

Cold frames are season-extending covers constructed over vegetable beds to keep...

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Meet the Modern Farmer: Dulce Acevedo of La Calabacera

Meet the Modern Farmer: Dulce Acevedo of La Calabacera

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the Sahara coast, the Canary Islands are a Spanish...