There’s a Place That’s Nearly Perfect for Growing Food. It’s Not California.

A cotton field in Georgia. Georgia Department of Agriculture/Flickr

De-Californifying the US fruit and vegetable supply. 

Here’s the Real Problem With Almonds


The nut apologists missed some important facts.

Will Obama’s Ag Chief Wimpify the 2015 Dietary Guidelines to Please Big Meat?

bacon smile

The industry’s new PR slogan: “Hands off my hot dog.” 

Harvard is Buying Up Vineyards in Drought-Ridden California Wine Country


The university’s massive investment fund has invested millions in a parched growing region.

Scientists Just Found a Way to Make GMOs Much Safer

Warning signs on the door to a Monsanto lab for GMO corn. Renee C. Byer/ZUMA

Biotech researchers think they’ve found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.


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