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The Gamble Of The Farmers That Raise Our Chicken

Farmer Tim Mueller

Farmers sign multi-million dollar deals to do business with big corporations. It requires a major investment from farmers, who hope the investment will pay off.

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Lead Detected In Baby Food Samples

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Twenty percent of baby food samples were found to contain lead, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. Pediatricians say there's no safe lead level.

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Soda Taxes Making Ripples

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Several municipalities across the US are looking into benefits and side effects of soda taxes that have recently passed or are now going into effect.

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This Farmer Wants To Give Animals A Better Life — And Death

Jon McConaughy

Farmer Jon McConaughy's animals live their whole lives on his farm, and they die there, too. He tries to make the end as stress-free and respectful as he can.

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7 Years After BP Oil Spill, Oyster Farming Takes Hold In South

Zirlott family's oyster farm

The "off-bottom" production method, in which oysters are grown in hanging baskets tumbled by waves, is starting to flourish on the Gulf coast.

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Worry About The ‘Growing Threat’ Of Agricultural Espionage

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Intellectual property is often hard to protect, no matter what form it takes. The technology used in our food system, however, presents a unique challenge.

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American Beef Industry To Send Bull Back Into China’s Shops

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China is set to once again import U.S.-raised beef. To take advantage of the massive new market, the U.S. cattle industry is going to have to make some changes.

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Falsely Labeled Organic Imports Alarm Organic Industry

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Three soybean and corn shipments from Turkey were falsely labeled "organic" upon arrival in the U.S. earlier this year.

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USDA Reorganization Shakes Confidence In Trump’s Rural Agenda

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Many of USDA’s rural development programs are aimed at creating jobs. That can make a difference in towns where agriculture no longer provides as many jobs.

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Rural Areas Still Lag Behind In Digital Technology Adoption

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Rural residents are still 10 percent less likely to have broadband access at home than people in cities, according to data from the Pew Research Center.

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Fairness Rule Divides Cattle Country On Role Of Government

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Ranchers worry that a move to delay federal rules that would make it easier for them lodge complaints about unfair treatment may spell the end of the new rules.

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As Organic Industry Grows, It Edges Toward Mainstream

organic chives

The counter-culture movement that once agitated the food industry from the periphery has grown much closer to conventional.

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Sustainable Agriculture Research Center Survives Cut, Barely

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The Iowa Legislature decided to defund the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, leaving it to rely on money from its existing endowment and grants.

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Moroccan Carrot Orange Salad

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This salad is raw and vegan, but it doesn't skimp on flavor.

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