Modern Farming / Agritech

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Cattle Ranchers Are Calling Out the Trump Administration

Cattle Ranchers Are Calling Out the Trump Administration

It’s often said that the agriculture industry—farmers and ranchers—helped get Donald...

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This 92-Year-Old Farmer Wants You to Drink in Her Orchard

This 92-Year-Old Farmer Wants You to Drink in Her Orchard

Carol Hillman would like to see her apple farm continue after she’s gone. The 92-year-old...

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Is ‘Agriculture’ Sustainable?

Is ‘Agriculture’ Sustainable?

The following is an excerpt from Food or War (Cambridge University Press, October...

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Plastic Teabags Release Billions of Microplastic Particles

Plastic Teabags Release Billions of Microplastic Particles

Microplastics—very small pieces of plastic, appropriately enough—are becoming a...

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Is Eating Red Meat Bad for You? A Controversial New Study Says Not Necessarily

Is Eating Red Meat Bad for You? A Controversial New Study...

For years, the consensus among nutritional experts has been that reducing the amount...

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FDA Proposes to Close Loophole on Antibiotics for Food-Producing Animals

FDA Proposes to Close Loophole on Antibiotics for Food-Producing...

The FDA is now about one year into its five-year plan to fight back against antibiotic...

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The Funniest Farm Videos on the Internet

The Funniest Farm Videos on the Internet

There are a lot of funny farm videos out there that aren’t very funny. But these...

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Climate Change Could Send Wheat-Growing Areas Into Drought

Climate Change Could Send Wheat-Growing Areas Into Drought

For years, scientists have known that wheat is especially vulnerable to damage lent...