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October 10, 2016

 

Tom Troxel

In Rural Indiana, Farm Veterinarians In Short Supply

Indiana's 200 or so veterinarians do a lot of driving, and starting in January, they'll need to do even more.

October 7, 2016

 

peppered persimmon donuts

Rainbow Bakery’s Peppered Persimmon Donuts

When it comes to donut glaze, consistency is everything. Lisa Dorazewski explains why persimmons were especially tricky to turn into a donut topping.

October 7, 2016

 

cooking at home

Lower Food Prices Keep People Cooking At Home

Low prices at grocery stores have created the largest gap between restaurant and grocery prices in the last decade.

October 6, 2016

 

A harvester deposits corn into a storage bin.

Farm Groups Reject Proposed Atrazine Rules

Farmers’ associations are fighting proposed EPA restrictions on the herbicide atrazine, saying new rules would drive up costs and reduce yields.

October 5, 2016

 

persimmon sweet potato pudding

There’s Sweet Potato In My Persimmon Pudding

It's time you upgraded your traditional persimmon pudding recipe.

October 4, 2016

 

yellow-faced bee

Bees Added To U.S. Endangered Species List For 1st Time

Seven species of the yellow-faced bee, which is the only bee native to Hawaii, have been designated as endangered.

October 3, 2016

 

spicy okra pickles

Spicy Pickled Okra

We want to make these spicy, so in addition to red pepper flakes and smoked paprika, we're adding a generous dash of Sichuan peppercorns.

September 30, 2016

 

paw paw bread and butter

Midwestern Paw Paw Quick Bread

It's Indiana Banana season! Think of this recipe like a banana bread with paw paws instead.

September 29, 2016

 

Rain falls on a McDonald's restaurant.

LA Teachers Join Call To End ‘McTeacher Nights’

A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.

September 28, 2016

 

growing places indy

Bill Would Extend Farm Safety Net To Urban Growers

A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.

September 26, 2016

 

Chickens participate in a program to improve organic standards

Top Fast Food Chains Using Less Meat Raised With Antibiotics

A consortium of consumer, health and environment groups has ranked 25 fast food chains for transparency and their use of meat raised with antibiotics.

September 22, 2016

 

MRSA

Study: MRSA Transmitted Through Poultry Consumption

George Washington University researchers say they found a new strain of MRSA transmitted to people through consumption of infected poultry.

September 19, 2016

 

A street cart sells halal food to customers in New York

Halal Food Sales Growing in U.S.

Demand for halal food has increased in recent years, reaching $1.9 billion between August 2015 and August 2016.

September 16, 2016

 

epipens

The Cost Of Living With Food Allergies

Stephanie Montgomery and her son both have food allergies. When she refills the prescription for her family's EpiPens, the trip may cost her well over $600.

September 15, 2016

 

A USDA microbiologist adds reagents to test for E. coli in Athens, Georgia.

Food Safety Rules Slowly Paying Off

Despite food recalls and disease outbreaks frequently making headlines, data is showing that cases of foodborne illness are slowly declining.

September 15, 2016

 

Bayer

Monsanto Accepts $66 Billion Bayer Offer

Together, Bayer and Monsanto will create the largest crop supply company in the world.

September 12, 2016

 

Dungeness Crabs wriggle in a crab pot

California Crabbers Hope For Better Season

Toxic algae blooms put a pinch on this year's Dungeness crab harvest in California, but signs say the fishery could bounce back this year.

September 8, 2016

 

Bayer

Monsanto Rejects New Bayer Bid, Talks “Nearing Consensus”

The German pharmaceutical and crop chemical company’s most recent offer to acquire Monsanto was $65 million, a 2 percent increase on its previous offer.

September 8, 2016

 

seaweed farming

U.N.: Seaweed Production Needs More Regulations

A new report from the U.N. shows little regulation of the seaweed industry and growing concern for the spread of diseases that can disrupt ecological balance.

September 6, 2016

 

three kids with allergy wristbands

For These Kids, Food Allergies Lead To Struggle, Opportunity

Reporter Alexis Daily speaks with kids with food allergies about looking on the bright side of an inconvenient situation.

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