I’ve written here about New Testament scholar N.T. Wright and his most recent book, The Day the Revolution Began. The book was published recently and is now being made available in an online course format.
The word “organic” is a powerful marketing tool. In clothing—just as in food—brands love to tout their use of organic agricultural products to show they’re doing their part to fight the industry’s outsized
A herd of genetically modified Tuberculosis-resistant cows could be our first antibiotic-free livestock
Precise gene editing, the stuff of science fiction, has been a reality since 2015. That was when CRISPR-Cas9 came in full force to the scientific field after decades of research. The technology allows
ASHLAND, Kan. — Death comes with raising cattle: coyotes, blizzards and the inevitable trip to the slaughterhouse and dinner plate. But after 30 years of ranching, Mark and Mary Kaltenbach were not ready
Water is our most precious natural resource — and also one of our most threatened. Here’s how agriculture is working to protect it. 4 Minute Read The challenge The simple truth is that the crops that and
As agriculture and food production achieve greater high-tech heights and resources such as water become more scarce, the country will increasingly depend on innovative solutions from its brightest minds.
Readers are usually not shy about offering their opinions on a topic like immigration. So it was when we published a story Friday that featured farmers who say they can't lure American-born workers into
One of the most dramatic changes in the American food production system is now underway in the egg industry. A wave of big restaurants and grocers have committed to switch entirely to cage-free eggs, up
The former Georgia governor has a background in agriculture. Donald Trump's agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, was confirmed April 24, 2017, and he will have a wide reach in his role. The Department
The value of exports at risk is based on a Reuters analysis of a tariff list which Mexico used in a trucking dispute six years ago and which Mexican officials have said could serve as a model if President
Book Excerpt: The Ground Beneath Us The following is an excerpt from The Ground Beneath Us by Paul Bogard. It’s hard to believe that American society could possibly collapse because of a lack of soil.
A dive into the thriving black market of John Deere tractor hacking. To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America's heartland have started hacking
In the past year, the persecution of Christians has not only increased, but it has also spread to more corners of the globe – with incidents occurring on every continent, according to a new report. The