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Children of the Corn

Every summer, thousands of Midwestern kids climb aboard schoolbusses, headed out to fields to detassle... (more)

Tracy Motz
September 5, 2013
Cow Tipping: Fake or Really Fake?

While in the history of the world there have surely been a few unlucky cows... (more)

Jake Swearingen
September 4, 2013
No-Till Farming: What’s the Deal?

Like clean water and fresh air, good, farmable soil is vital to our continued survival... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
August 30, 2013
Truffle Hunting Has Gone to the Dogs

Want to find a good truffle? Find yourself a good dog.

Jake Swearingen
August 30, 2013
Smokavore: On Growing Your Own Pot

I wanted to grow pot to consume it more thoughtfully, receiving it as a reward... (more)

Caleb Pershan
August 28, 2013
Gambling Debts: New Report Blasts Crop Insurance for Rewarding the Risky

When farmers experience crop lose due to extreme weather, crop insurance is there to help... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 27, 2013
This Robot’s Got Milk

Dairy cows never take a day off. That means dairy farmers had to keep a... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 22, 2013
The Rise and Fall of the Great American Hog

Hogs aren't nearly as fat as they used to be -- and that's a problem.

Diana Prichard
August 21, 2013
Fish Farms Contribute to Rising Sea Levels

Many of the issues with aquaculture, or fish farming, are well documented. Farmed fish compete... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 20, 2013