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November 2, 2017

 

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Organic Acreage On The Rise

As prices drop for conventional crops, some farmers are looking to organic.

October 27, 2017

 

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Genetic Advances In Sunflowers May Mean Future Profits

Self-pollination is a trait that'll be increasingly important to sunflower farmers as wild bee populations diminish.

October 19, 2017

 

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Food Industry Vying For Public Trust With CRISPR Discussion

“If people trust you, science doesn’t matter. If people don’t trust you, science doesn’t matter,” says Charlie Arnot of the Center for Food Integrity.

October 13, 2017

 

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Dairy Safety Net Isn’t Working, USDA and Farmers Agree

When you head to the supermarket you want to see milk at a reasonable price. But, some dairy farmers say times are tough and safety nets aren't working.

October 4, 2017

 

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It Takes A Village – And A Lot Of Money – To Save An Aquifer

Colorado Farmers Tax Themselves In An Effort To Save Their Water Supply.

September 21, 2017

 

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Dicamba Has Been Around For Years, But Causing Problems Now

Superweeds are part of the reason Dicamba is causing more problems now.

September 20, 2017

 

COMBINE

The ‘Ghost Geography’ Of Midwest Farmland

Changing the food system is more complicated than simply "voting with your fork." Author Ted Genoways brings to light the challenges family farms face today.

September 14, 2017

 

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Small Town Tries New Blueprint To Replace Grocery Store

One rural Kansas community gets creative after the closing of its only grocery store.

September 5, 2017

 

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With Whole Foods Merger, Amazon Reimagines The Food System

Amazon delivers Whole Foods to your doorstep, as merger progresses.

August 31, 2017

 

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Babies Of Mothers Highly Exposed To Pesticides See Problems

Researchers matched birth records for a half-million babies born 1997-2011 to pesticide rates for one-square-mile region including the mother’s address.

August 30, 2017

 

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Climate Change Could Cut Output Of Staple Crops

A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.

August 30, 2017

 

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Alarm Raised Over President’s Choice For USDA Top Science Job

Political observers see Sam Clovis' nomination to undersecretary as payback for his loyalty to Trump, but here’s the rub: he’s not a scientist.

August 28, 2017

 

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Grocery Store Restaurants Shake Up Food Service Landscape

Groceraunts feature seasonal menus, and they employ graduates of the Culinary Institute of America as chefs, all in the hope of appealing to millennials.

August 25, 2017

 

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Amazon Takeover Of Whole Foods Gets Key Federal Approval

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is another step closer to reality. Walmart and Google have announced their strategy to compete with the retail giant online.

August 22, 2017

 

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JBS Mired In Multiple Corruption Scandals In Brazil

Known for its rapid expansion across the globe, Brazil-based meatpacking giant JBS has been embroiled in scandal for much of 2017.

August 21, 2017

 

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Examining The Sandy Soil Along Proposed Keystone XL Route

Landowners and environmental groups wanted Keystone XL out of the Nebraska Sandhills, a region with sandy soil that is quick to erode and hard to restore.

August 17, 2017

 

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How Will Eclipse Affect Crops And Livestock, Researchers Ask

Researcher Tim Reinbott says he’s eager to see how drought-stressed corn and soybean plants react to the change in light and temperature brought by the eclipse.

August 15, 2017

 

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Drop-In Centers In Rural Kansas Address Dangers Of Isolation

Suicide rates are higher in rural areas than in urban due at least in part to isolation. Neighbor to Neighbor was founded to connect women in small town Kansas.

August 14, 2017

 

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Federal Panel Sides With Muslim Meatpacking Workers

The federal commission found a Colorado meatpacking plant violated the rights of its Muslim workers during a dispute over prayer breaks.

August 13, 2017

 

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Low-Carbon Fuels Could Lose Emphasis From Trump EPA

Low-Carbon Fuels Could Lose Emphasis From Trump EPA Low-Carbon Fuels Could Lose Emphasis From Trump EPA

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