Furniture made from cow poop and dirt shows at Milan Design Week
April 15, 2013, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
From Tel Aviv-based sustainable designer Adital Ela comes Terra, a line of compostable stools and lampshades made from agricultural waste, compressed soil and manure.
New laws would punish those who shoot undercover video of livestock abuse
April 9, 2013, 1:17 p.m. by John Platt
Videos from PETA and other organizations have helped to uncover animals living in unsafe and inhumane conditions. But a new law may prohibit the practice.
Some Colorado towns could rake in millions from legal marijuana sales
April 8, 2013, 10:16 p.m. by Shea Gunther
If Aurora, Colo., treated marijuana shops like it does liquor stores, the city could bring in almost $3 million in annual tax revenue.
Iowa farmers unhappy with Matthew Perry's 'Field of Dreams' investment
April 1, 2013, 10:38 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor becomes the latest big name to back the proposed $40M youth sports complex on the site of the farm made famous in the film 'Field of Dreams.'
World's largest indoor vertical farm opens in Chicago
March 26, 2013, 7:21 a.m. by Shea Gunther
FarmedHere, a new 90,000-square-foot indoor farm, just opened in the suburbs of Chicago and is now the largest facility of its kind in the world.
From fat to fuel: Genetically modified bacteria could convert waste into energy
March 25, 2013, 5:17 p.m. by John Platt
Modified E. coli would convert plant waste into fatty acids, and then into fuel.
Is there room in the market for small organic dairy farmers?
March 22, 2013, 4:26 p.m. by Shea Gunther
'Betting The Farm' tells the story of a group of intrepid organic farmers struggling to keep their small Maine dairy farms alive. Learn about how MOO Milk is fighting for a place in your refrigerator.
Why you should be more worried about pollination than a bee sting
March 20, 2013, 7:21 p.m. by Tom Oder
Bees don't want to sting you. They have far more important things to do, like keep our agriculture system afloat.
Clinton visits Haitian coffee plant, brewery
March 12, 2013, 9:34 a.m.
Video: Former President Bill Clinton visited Haiti, and pledged $700,000 to the country's agricultural sector.
'Our Global Kitchen' exhibit in NYC explores food systems
February 19, 2013, 12:42 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The exhibit, currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, challenges visitors to consider some of the most challenging food issues of our time.
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This puppy literally fell from the sky
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
Magnetic north shifting by 30 miles a year, might signal pole reversal