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Stanford Educational Farm hosts class sessions from across campus

Tucked away at the corner of Campus Drive and Electioneer Road near the university’s historic Red Barn, the farm houses a mini-ecosystem that …

See How A Family Farmer And New Holland Use Smart Tech To Make Better Farms

The focus on sustainability in farming and food production is critical now and for future generations. According to a report in 2016 by the World Bank, 800 million people go to bed hungry each night which creates a growing need for a sustainable food system for global food provisions. Technology – …

Ikea's best-kept secret? Its affordable, sustainable salmon.

Salty, silky and rich, salmon is truly a versatile protein. Smoked salmon shines when placed upon a bagel with schmear or stirred into an omelet. …

A shear stroke of luck for graduate

Want healthier farm animals? Look to the mutants

Around eight years ago, Shelby Hendershot’s cow, Aurora, gave birth to a calf named Trinity. Trinity is an apt name for a calf like her — she has …

A Chicken That Grows Slower and Tastes Better

SALISBURY, Md. — The chickens in one pen were, for the most part, doing what they usually do toward the end of their lives on a factory farm: resting on the floor, attacking the feeding pan, getting big fast.<p>But in the next pen over, smaller, leaner birds of the same age ran around, raising a …

Why your ‘organic’ milk may not be organic

By Peter Whoriskey<p>Peter Whoriskey<p>Reporter focusing on investigations of economic and financial issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The High Plains dairy complex reflects the new scale of the U.S. organic industry: It is big.<p>Stretching across miles of pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colo., the complex is …

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