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Fertilizers: A Long History of Risky Business

Last night, a fire at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas exploded as firefighters worked,... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 18, 2013
Hunting Wild Pigs with Drones

As wild pigs tear up up soybeans, rice and other crops in Louisiana, Cy Brown... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 18, 2013
This Is What Humane Slaughter Looks Like. Is It Good Enough?

Technically, humane slaughter became law in the United States with the 1958 Humane Slaughter Act,... (more)

Mac McClelland
April 17, 2013
This Tractor Drives Itself

If everything works out, self-driving tractors will be rolling off the assembly line by September.

Jesse Hirsch
April 11, 2013
Farm-to-Text

How do you connect 270,000 growers in 38 countries, most of whom do not have... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 10, 2013
Ag-Gag Laws: State of the States

Instead of a unified national piece of legislation, ag-gag laws are splintered across the land.... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 10, 2013
Boston Design Center to Get 55,000 Square Foot Rooftop Farm

While it may seem as if most of Boston’s rooftops are solely reserved for illegal... (more)

Cassandra Landry
April 8, 2013
‘Monsanto Bill’: A Timeline

The 'Monsanto Protection Act' has sparked protests from both the far right and the far... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 4, 2013
The (Surprisingly New) Science of Soil

Want to enrage a soil scientist? Call it "dirt."

Reyhan Harmanci
April 4, 2013
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