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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.

There’s a growing battle between fake meat startups and Big Meat, and neither side is backing down

The US beef industry is looking to the federal government in its fight against cultured and plant-based meat startups. The USCA says that the USDA should define "meat" as a product derived from a slaughtered animal.
Inside Plenty's first farm in South San Francisco, California.

A new Jeff Bezos-backed warehouse farm will grow enough greens to feed 180,000 people per year

Vertical farming startup Plenty — which has raised $260 million to date — is opening a 100,000-square-foot farm in the greater Seattle, Washington area.
A display of WindowFarms hydroponic growing system.

A growing battle in the $47 billion organic food industry could fundamentally change the program — and some farmers are worried

This week, an advisory board to the USDA voted to allow non-soil farmers to label their products organic. Some traditional farmers are not happy.

Spray this invisible, edible coating on produce and it could last five times longer

Apeel Sciences makes an invisible coating from plant molecules that acts as an edible barrier to oxygen, pests, and water. Now it's expanding to more farms.
A 18-acre farm estate, on sale for $26 million, in Richmond, British Columbia.

Farm mega-homes are on the rise, and their owners may be benefitting from huge tax breaks

Vast swaths of farmland are being replaced by mansions in Canada and the United States, thanks to tax loopholes.

A surprising number of American adults think chocolate milk comes from brown cows

A new survey reveals that way too many Americans do not know where chocolate milk comes from.

MAPPED: Where New York City’s millions of square feet of farmland are hidden

New York City is a concrete jungle. But hidden amongst the seemingly endless pavement are hundreds of community gardens and farms.

These robots are milking cows without any humans involved, and the cows seem into it

Aided by sensors, lasers, and data collection, automated technology is cropping up on dairy farms around the world.