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Mealworms Can Eat Toxic Polystyrene Foam Safely

Mealworms are commonly used as food for both animals and people. But research over the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 2, 2020
A New Star(fruit) of Florida Farming

When most people think of Florida’s fruit industry, they think of citrus. Florida produces about... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 2, 2020
Monsanto Attempts Defense That Would Negate All Glyphosate-Causes-Cancer Lawsuits

Monsanto, acquired last year by Bayer AG, is the subject of literally thousands of lawsuits... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 26, 2019
Are the Famed Easter Island Statues All About Farming?

The moai are undoubtedly the most well-known feature of Easter Island, sometimes called by its... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 24, 2019
Trump Announces Trade Pact That Would See Huge Chinese Purchases of Farm...

This week, a trade official announced a “phase one” trade deal with China, which would... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 20, 2019
The USDA Listed the Fictional Home of Black Panther on its Online...

“Wakanda Forever” no longer applies in the world of free trade with the US. The... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 19, 2019
Wild Relatives of Popular Vegetables Are in Trouble

Imagine a future without pumpkin pie, oven-roasted butternut squash or zucchini. According to a group... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 18, 2019
Arkansas Court Rules Tofurkey Can Call Its Products Meatlike Names

The introduction and recent popularity of plant-based substitutes for animal-based foods has led to a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 17, 2019
Cory Booker Announces Legislation to Scale Back Factory Farms

Senator Cory Booker, New Jersey’s junior senator and a Democratic presidential hopeful, has unveiled a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 16, 2019