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Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming
How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm.
- Jan 15 20172 minutes
Flesh-Eating Worms Reach Florida's Mainland
A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
- Oct 24 20163 minutes
Engineered Food Holds Our Future
ON THE OCCASIONAL clear-frost autumn night, my dog takes the opportunity to remind me that she is not a dog. Bewitched by sounds that I cannot hear and by smells that I cannot imagine, she plants her four feet stolidly apart and raises her head up to
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New Technology Can:
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- Sep 1 20163 minutes
Cloud Over the Fields
By collecting data from millions of acres of farmland, a California startup wants to help farmers make smarter business decisions.
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
Forget organic. Clothing and textile makers are turning to so-called Better Cotton, sustainably raised and cheaper
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10 Food & Farming Companies to Watch - Entrepreneur's Brilliant 100
Looking for companies solving problems in the food and farming industries? Eat your heart out.
- Dec 12 20164 minutes
This Land Ain’t My Land
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- Oct 1 20162 minutes
Kimbal Musk is sowing the seeds for a health revolution in Memphis.
- Oct 17 20164 minutes
That Boom You Hear Is Ukraine’s Agriculture
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- Nov 27 20161 minute
Bragging rights for the sweetest root at Union Square.
- Oct 1 20151 minute
How This Company Is Revolutionizing the Way Farmers Do Their Job
FarmLogs turns to big data to update age-old practices.
- Aug 29 20161 minute
However You Say Tomato, ’Tis the Season to Eat Them
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- Oct 10 201617 minutes
Patagonia: For Climbing Everest, Diving the Great Barrier Reef, and Saving the Planet on a Beer Run
THE OUTDOOR APPAREL COMPANY HAS STARTED SELLING FOOD THAT’S HEALTHY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
- Dec 14 20164 minutes
Will Humans Run Out Of Fertilizer?
It helped people spread and multiply. Now critics worry it's destroying the planet. An Object Lesson.
- Nov 1 20143 minutes
At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient
The New York City-based Italian megastore has developed strong relationships with local small businesses.
- Oct 1 20165 minutes
Above and Below
VISUAL COMMENTARIES ON THE EARTH’S RESOURCES BY THREE ARTISTS.
- Dec 1 20152 minutes
How Ag-Tech Ripened Into a Growing Market
As the market grows for better farm data, VC firms are seeding new developments.
- May 1 20152 minutes
Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings
Two entrepreneurs are singing the praises of cricket-based protein bars.
- Jan 17 20174 minutes
Trump's Last Vacant Cabinet Post
The president-elect has yet to name a secretary of agriculture, a delay that has caused controversy and illustrated the difficulties governing will pose.
- Aug 1 20163 minutes
Investment in agtech is surging. But are farmers buying what Silicon Valley is selling?
- Mar 1 20151 minute
How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks
Smart Gardener brings ag-biz tech to the backyard.
- Jan 3 20176 minutes
The Original Sharing Economy
For most of human history, there was no such thing as private property.
- Jan 20 20174 minutes
Lauren Bush: Follow These Steps To End World Hunger
Every day, roughly one in nine people around the world do not know where their next meal is coming from.
- Jan 19 20175 minutes
Tiny Pollinators Need Wildlife Corridors Too
Bison aren’t the only animals that roam.