Modern Farming / Agritech

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Irrigation Is Draining Rivers, Lakes and Streams

Irrigation Is Draining Rivers, Lakes and Streams

There are certain parts of the world that would be perfect for agriculture except...

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New Initiative Aims to Mobilize the Restaurant Industry To Fight Climate Change

New Initiative Aims to Mobilize the Restaurant Industry...

Anthony Myint believes that you can use food to fight climate change. The San Francisco...

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Philadelphia Scientists Are Trying to Make Hoagies Healthier

Philadelphia Scientists Are Trying to Make Hoagies Healthier

Philadelphia cuisine is famous for its sandwiches. There’s really only one thing...

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From Commodity Crop To Community Crop

From Commodity Crop To Community Crop

The phenomenon of the Midwestern pizza farm evolved partly out of ritual and partly...

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Phoenix Looks to Snuff Out Food Deserts

Phoenix Looks to Snuff Out Food Deserts

It’s been three years since the City of Phoenix committed to eliminating food deserts...

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Trump Administration to Slap 25 Percent Tariffs on Some Nice European Foods

Trump Administration to Slap 25 Percent Tariffs on Some...

Huge tariffs seem to be the Trump administration’s preferred way to deal with economic...

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Small Organic Dairy Farmers Push to Close  Certification Loophole

Small Organic Dairy Farmers Push to Close Certification...

Ben and Chelsy Mesman began their journey in organic dairy farming more than a decade...

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Extreme ‘Flash Drought’ Hits Farmers in the Southeast

Extreme ‘Flash Drought’ Hits Farmers in the Southeast

While the northern reaches of the continental United States are finally starting...

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Q&A: Matty Matheson

Q&A: Matty Matheson

Matty Matheson is ready for a moment of triumph. The Canadian chef’s new cooking...

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An Asian Parasite Threatens US Livestock

An Asian Parasite Threatens US Livestock

When a longhorned tick was found on a sheep in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, in...

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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...