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December 7, 2016

 

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Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines

The company envisions customers picking up whatever they want, then simply walking out with it. The items are automatically billed to their Amazon accounts.

December 7, 2016

 

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Drought-Stricken Southern Madagascar Teeters On The Edge Of Famine

Fighting extreme poverty and failing crops caused by a three-year drought, U.N. food agencies are struggling to keep the region from succumbing to starvation.

December 6, 2016

 

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Crane Demilitarization Plant Turns Smoke Bombs Into Fertilizer

A new process takes smoke bombs and transforms them into phosphoric acid that then goes on to be fertilizer.

December 6, 2016

 

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Americans Don’t Trust Scientists’ Take On Food Issues

A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic.

December 5, 2016

 

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After A Sour Decade, Florida Citrus May Be Near A Comeback

Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to citrus greening.

December 5, 2016

 

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Kale Is About To Have An Identity Crisis

To develop a new variety of kale tailored, plant researchers are surveying consumer attitudes on the leafy green. The takeaway so far? "Be less like kale."

December 4, 2016

 

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Buttercup Squash Fries With Sage Aioli

I was pleased to find that buttercup squash fries are very similar in taste and texture to sweet potato fries.

December 4, 2016

 

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Squid Is Big Business, But Good Luck Eating Local Calamari

While the U.S. has a thriving squid industry, chances are the calamari you are eating made a 12,000-mile round trip before ending up on your dinner plate.

December 3, 2016

 

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Are Food Allergies On The Rise? Experts Say They Don’t Know

Despite assumptions that food allergies are becoming more common, experts say they just don't know. Symptoms can be misinterpreted and diagnosis isn't easy.

December 1, 2016

 

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Farmers Are Courting Trump, But They Don’t Speak For All Of Rural America

With Donald Trump's victory, farmers are hoping to profit. But most rural Americans aren't farmers. Small towns have their own priorities.

November 29, 2016

 

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Who Invented Agriculture First? It Sure Wasn’t Humans

Ants in Fiji farm plants and fertilize them with their poop, and they've been doing this for 3 million years, much longer than humans.

November 25, 2016

 

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Thanksgiving Turkey Leftovers With Kabocha Squash And Pasta

Who's got Thanksgiving leftovers? Set aside some turkey for this pasta recipe.

November 24, 2016

 

Dana Kee's Moose Manor Farm

To Save Heritage Turkeys, We Must Eat Them

Heritage turkeys descended from birds brought by British settlers that mated with turkeys native to the U.S.

November 24, 2016

 

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Citrus Dry-Brined Turkey

If you like crispy skin, this is the recipe for you. It’s flavorful, properly seasoned with lots of citrus and herbaceous notes.

November 24, 2016

 

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Dietary Restrictions Could Be Recipe For Stressful Holiday

For parents with kids on special diets, holidays can mean more anxiety than fun. The solution lies in working together to plan the perfect meal.

November 23, 2016

 

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Roasted Squash Crème Brûlée

I’m especially fond of baby squash in all their shapes, colors and sizes. Use whatever you have on hand -- acorn, delicata or pumpkin.

November 23, 2016

 

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When Food Banks Say No To Junk Food, Schools Offer Solution

Food banks are increasingly saying no junk food donations. Some schools are sending healthier donations by salvaging uneaten foods in cafeterias.

November 23, 2016

 

Chef Mike Isabella

At Thanksgiving, The Sides Have It

Chef Mike Isabella, a renowned restaurateur, has devised some delectable spinoffs of traditional turkey accompaniments, while staying true to classic roots.

November 22, 2016

 

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Butternut Mac ’n’ Cheese With Crunchy Sunflower Topping

Everyone at your Thanksgiving table will be able to enjoy this vegan mac 'n' cheese.

November 22, 2016

 

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Struggling To Reduce Indiana’s Growing Feral Hog Population

Wild pigs are an invasive species first introduced to Indiana in the late 1980s. They're blamed for millions of dollars in damage to crops each year.

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