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  • Agrichemical companies power up genetically modified seeds

    Agrichemical companies power up genetically modified seeds

    The next generation of engineered seeds will escalate herbicide spraying, with potentially large environmental consequences.

  • Idaho: The CAFO state?

    Idaho: The CAFO state?

    Idaho rolls out the welcome mat for chicken farms and other huge livestock operations.

  • The meat of the matter

    The meat of the matter

    In Righteous Porkchop, Nicolette Hahn Niman takes on factory farming but gives ranching a pass.

  • Organic goes down a slippery road

    Organic goes down a slippery road

    Even as organic food gains in popularity, big corporations and Chinese imports are taking over the market and diluting the very meaning of "organic."

  • With liberty, justice, and locally produced food for all

    In Fields That Dream: A Journey to the Roots of Our Food, Jenny Kurzweil illustrates how agricultural injustices can be combated by purchasing food from socially conscious local producers

  • Universities lag on organics

    Montana’s land-grant universities have so far shown little interest in promoting organic agriculture

  • Weighing our water options

    As the rapidly growing city of Las Vegas, Nev., schemes to find more water, it reminds those of us who live outside big cities that we also need to rethink the way we use water

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