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New Crowdfarming Platform Looks to Help Sustainable Farmers

When the opportunity to expand operations opened up for East Fork Cultivars, the family-owned organic... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
January 11, 2020
Most Meat Eaters Think Veganism is Ethical, Study Says

A newly released survey shows many meat eaters think veganism is a virtuous endeavor. It’s... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 9, 2020
New Gene-Edited Tomato Could Be Huge for Urban Agriculture

A newly engineered tomato could help solve how we’re going to feed the world’s hungry... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 6, 2020
These Lost Crops Were a Likely Staple Food in Indigenous North America

A group of researchers has unearthed a piece of agricultural history that shows a pair... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 4, 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
This Year in Farming and Food

From trade wars to floods and droughts, 2019 has not been easy for many farmers.... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 29, 2019
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
This Veteran Found Life After the Navy on a Christmas Tree Farm

After more than three decades of serving in the navy, Mac McCullen found fresh purpose... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 23, 2019