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US farmers are filing for bankruptcy at the highest rate since 2011

Farm bankruptcies rose by nearly 20% last year, according to court filings reviewed by the American Farm Bureau.

Chinese gangs purposely infecting pigs with African swine fever so they can buy cheap, and sell the meat as healthy stock

Some gangs are leaving infected feed in sties and are even using drones to spread contamination.
Recess, a New York based startup selling a CBD sparkling beverage, canned a feeling.

The rise of Recess, a New York startup that could be the White Claw of sparkling CBD drinks — if the country’s uneven hemp regulations don...

While Recess has skyrocketed in popularity via social media, the company has been navigating unclear CBD regulations behind the scenes.

The Cosmic Crisp apple is poised to take over grocery store shelves: It lasts for up to a year but costs double other brands

The Cosmic Crisp apple is starting to hit store shelves now, and it supposedly able to stay fresh for up to a year if it is kept chilled.

The turkey you’re about to eat weighs twice as much as it did a few decades ago

Today's turkeys are a lot bigger — more than double the size — and faster-growing than the birds your parents or grandparents ate.
80 Acres Farm enlists computer vision to teach its robots to pick fruit,

Farmers are using AI to spot pests and catch diseases — and many believe it’s the future of agriculture

Artificial intelligence allows farmers to increase yields by spotting pests and diseases early — and has led to a new wave of indoor growing startups.
Women load red peppers into a sack in a field for a company producing powdered paprika, one of Hungary's best-known staples, in Batya, Hungary, September 26, 2016.

In the European Union, farming subsidies have enriched those in power and created an ‘agricultural mafia’

Europe's farm program is one of the largest globally. It would be difficult to change even though it is fueling corruption, according to the report.
Justin Ownby

A farmer in Tennessee grew a 910-pound pumpkin and then carved it into a boat

Justin Ownby, a farmer in Cleveland, Tennessee, has been trying to grow a 1,000-pound pumpkin for years.

The best chicken coops for your backyard

Urban chickens make great pets and provide you with delicious and cruelty-free eggs. We found the best backyard chicken coops to get you started.
A bee flies to collect pollen on a mustard field in front of the cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near the South Bohemian city of Týn nad Vltavou, Czech Republic.

From avocados to pumpkins, here are 28 foods we could lose if all the world’s bees went extinct

Bees pollinate one out of every three bites of food we eat. Here are just some of the foods we could lose if the world's bees died out.