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Tyson Sued For Pretending It’s a Responsible, Ethical Company

Labeling of food is a minefield; the FDA has many rules about what companies can... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
In Panic Mode, Bayer-Monsanto Announces $5.6 Billion for New Weed Control

The company also pledges to reduce its environmental impact.

Dan Nosowitz
July 12, 2019
How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

Hint: They’re upcycling food scraps.

Bridget Shirvell
June 17, 2019
Can Farming Save Appalachia?

Two West Virginia nonprofits are cultivating coal mines in the hopes that lettuce and broccoli... (more)

Jodi Helmer
May 27, 2019
Apparently We Can Fertilize Plants With Smoke Stacks at Coal Processors

New research suggests coal plants could provide some nice fertilizer.

Dan Nosowitz
February 21, 2019
Midwestern Farming Is in Danger From Climate Change

The reasons why might not be easy to change.

Dan Nosowitz
December 26, 2018
The Gulf Oyster Situation Is Very Bad, But There’s Hope

A new report details how the struggling oyster population in the Gulf of Mexico could... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 23, 2018
Can Cities Produce Enough Food to Feed Their Citizens?

Metropolitan areas may not seem like farming hubs. But they might surprise you.

Dan Nosowitz
October 10, 2018
Farmers Reeling From Record Year of Wildfires

In the era of climate change, record-setting fires are the new norm - something farmers... (more)

Brian Barth
September 10, 2018