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The Allure of Hops Turns Sour for Some Canadian Growers

Dozens of farmers in the Canadian province of Ontario dove into growing hops in recent... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 4, 2020
Trump to Order Meat Processing Plants to Stay Open

President Donald Trump has decided to compel meat processing plants to stay open, despite concerns... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 28, 2020
Land O’Lakes Removes Native American Woman From Label

The “butter maiden” is no more.  Dairy co-operative Land O’Lakes has removed the image of... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 15, 2020
Vegetable Seeds Are the New Toilet Paper

Got seeds? Seed sellers across North America have been overwhelmed by skyrocketing demand in recent... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 5, 2020
What a Food Microbiologist Wants You to Know About COVID-19

Food microbiologist Donald Schaffner hasn’t been shy about trying to debunk some of the myths... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 1, 2020
Farmers Brace as State Department Pauses Visa Applications for Mexican Workers

American farmers who depend on seasonal workers are scrambling after the State Department halted new... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 18, 2020
The Rise of Milk Vodka

Fermented dairy drinks have a lengthy history. Ghengis Khan’s army was fueled by fermented mare’s... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 9, 2020
We Now Know What Makes Durian So Stinky

If you’ve ever been to Southeast Asia, you’re likely familiar with the smell of durians.... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 5, 2020
Canadian Farmers Form New Coalition to Fight Climate Change

In Canada, farmers have been hit hard by extreme weather in recent years. Droughts and... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 11, 2020
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