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Smithfield Will Bring Home China’s Bacon, But at What Cost?

Yesterday, Shuanghui International, China’s biggest pork producer, announced it would buy Smithfield Foods, America’s biggest... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
May 30, 2013
Farm Geeks: Learning to Love the Circuit Board

From water sensors to weather stations, farm hacking takes off.

Caleb Garling
May 29, 2013
Marching Against the (Genetically Modified) Grain

Organizers say more than 2 million turned out for marches against Monsanto and GMOs.

Rebecca Flint Marx
May 28, 2013
Amish Raw Milk Farmer Vernon Hershberger Wins Big in Court

(Above: Farmer Vernon Hershberger between two of his lawyers, Glenn Reynolds and Elizabeth Rich.) “Food... (more)

David Gumpert
May 28, 2013
5 Issues to Watch in the Senate Farm Bill

The Farm Bill debate is well underway in the Senate. Here are some issues to... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 24, 2013
The Modern Farmer Interview: Wayne Pacelle

We talk to Wayne Pacelle, head of the Humane Society of the United States, about... (more)

Twilight Greenaway
May 24, 2013
How a Common Fertilizer Became a Meth Magnet

On April 17, 15 people were killed and more than 160 injured when a fire... (more)

Rose Garrett
May 24, 2013
Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side

The Greek yogurt boom has produced an unfortunate byproduct: tons and tons of whey.

Justin Elliott
May 22, 2013
4 Questions Raised by the Amish Raw Milk Trial

The growing trend of drinking and selling raw milk is getting one of its first... (more)

David Gumpert
May 17, 2013
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