Agriculture

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Agriculture can provide an abundant supply of food, economic resiliency for local economies and financial success for farmers and peasants, all without exploiting people or nature.

Where have all the dead chickens gone?

With a new round of avian flu predicted for the fall, it is time to look at how we got rid of the millions of birds that died this spring.

Pollinators and the rigged neonic seed market

Seed industry power poses challenges for farmers looking for non-neonic seed linked to pollinator deaths.

High tunnels can bring benefits to farmers and schools

A new report looks at the best practices in high tunnel use and Farm to School activities while exploring the potential to link the two practices more effectively.

Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production

A massive global increase in factory-farmed meat production by 2030 will increase antibiotic use by 67 percent, posing a “public health threat,” predicts a newly released study.

Building Minnesota’s Farm to Institution Markets

Farm to School, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution -- while these markets are growing for local producers, they come with challenges.




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