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July 27, 2015

 

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Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.

September 28, 2013

Caffeine-aholic 

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Coffee: Grow It, Roast It, Drink It, Cook It

Anthropologist Catherine Tucker brings us the perspective of coffee growers. S.K. Quigley roasts the beans. Daniel Orr uses coffee in a barbecue sauce.

September 2, 2013

Merl-Uh-Oh 

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Herbicide Drift Threatens Midwest Vineyards

Drift can happen with any weed killer. A stiff breeze can carry tiny droplets from the sprayer in one field to the vineyard next door.

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