Agriculture

Last month, the University of San Francisco made an alarming discovery, that 93% of Americans tested had traces of a chemical called glyphosate in their urine. Last year, the World Health Organization deemed glyphosate a “possible carcinogen”.





“Let The Robots and iPhones Tend The Crops,” reads the headline in Popular Science, and for good reason: the tech revolution is finally transforming farming: Since Dorn Cox began automating his 250-acre…















Brooke Borel explains what we fight about when we fight about GMOs at Modern Farmer: In the spring of 1987 in Tulelake, a tiny California farming town four miles from the Oregon border, a…


Is there anything left that’s safe to eat? Devon Jackson writes for Outside that “[f]or years, an underground movement has claimed that the very food we eat—by virtue of the pesticides and…





In recent years, no company has been more associated with evil than Monsanto, says Lessley Anderson, asking “why?” for Modern Farmer: The house was raised above the ground, like a mushroom or…