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Palm Oil: It’s in Your Oreos, Killing Your Rainforests

When most people think about palm oil, if they think about it at all, they... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 1, 2013
Wind Farms Stir Up a Cyclone of Controversy

Way down under in Tasmania, a bitter wind is blowing around a proposal to build... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 26, 2013
Obama’s Climate Change Speech: What It Means for Farmers

This afternoon President Barack Obama unequivocally put carbon pollution on notice. What does this mean... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
June 25, 2013
Rape in the Fields

Female workers face rape, harassment in U.S. agriculture industry

Bernice Yeung and Grace Rubenstein, The Center for Investigative Reporting
June 25, 2013
New York’s Only Organic Mill Could Go Up in Smoke

The only 100-percent local and organic mill in upstate New York suffers a devastating fire... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 25, 2013
Dissecting Defeat: Why the House Farm Bill Lost, with Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Surprising most political observers, the House farm bill went down in flames by a vote... (more)

Tom Wolf
June 20, 2013
The Week in Farm Crime: Lions vs. Police, Bayou Busts, and Bee...

Modern Farmer’s weekly look at agricultural malfeasance from around the world. Crossing a Lion: A... (more)

Jake Swearingen
June 14, 2013
Badger Wargames: UK Police and Animal Rights Activists Gear Up for Cull

Badgers: so cute, so furry, and, thanks to The Wind in the Willows, so nobly... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 14, 2013
A Modern Farmer in Congress

By the time Chellie Pingree was elected to represent Maine's 1st district in the United... (more)

Tom Wolf
June 14, 2013
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