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Vegetable Seeds Are the New Toilet Paper

Got seeds? Seed sellers across North America have been overwhelmed by skyrocketing demand in recent... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 5, 2020
In Praise of Preppers

Hoarding food and supplies has suddenly become mainstream. But as any prepper—one whose lifestyle revolves around... (more)

Brian Barth
April 4, 2020
People Are Buying Astronomical Amounts of Eggs Right Now

First things first, to get it out of the way: there is currently no egg... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 2, 2020
Trump Administration Takes Steps to Get Farmworkers into the Country

Figuring out how to get enough workers to keep the American agriculture industry going has... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2020
How Distilleries Are Stepping Up to Help Flatten the Curve

Marty Derks wouldn’t usually spend eight hours on a Sunday grinding corn, but the Canadian... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 30, 2020
Do Farmers Know What Pesticides Are Coating Their Seeds?

Pesticide-coated seeds are one of the most efficient—and thus popular—ways to get that pesticide treatment... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 26, 2020
US Meat Plant Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Well, it was bound to happen. With COVID-19 causing both massive runs on food in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 24, 2020
COVID-19 Could Cause $689-Million Decline in Sales for Farmers

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic will send shockwaves throughout the economy, but farmers... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 22, 2020
USDA Looks to Fill Labor Shortage With H-2A Workers Already Here

The American agricultural system depends on farmworker labor from outside the country. But in the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 20, 2020
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