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Attack of the Superweeds

H. Claire Brown New York Times
Herbicides are losing the war — and agriculture might never be the same again.

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What Biden’s New Executive Order Means for Agriculture

Emily Baron Cadloff Modern Farmer
The wide-ranging executive order focuses on fair and open competition in various sectors of the economy and aims to boost competition and review monopolies across a handful of industries.

How Biden Can Tackle the Climate Crisis

Tina Gerhardt The Progressive
Joe Biden has promised to ensure climate justice, but will his administration rise to the challenge? With the Biden Administration pledging to take the climate crisis seriously, some grounds for optimism exist.

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Hmong Farmers Find Their Own Land in Minnesota

Lindsay Campbell Modern Farmer
Long-term land ownership will bring change to Hmong farmers hoping to improve family farm operations. Hmong farmers represent more than 50 percent of produce growers in Saint Paul and Minneapolis farmers markets but affordable land access has prevented them from further developing their businesses into more sustainable, profitable operations.

Armageddon at 10,000 BCE

Javier Barbuzano Eos
Fragments of a comet likely hit Earth 12,800 years ago, and a little Paleolithic village in Syria might have suffered the impact.
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