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Is the Glycerin in Food Vegan?

Mar 23, 2023 - Lou Farrell

The glycerin in food usually comes from vegetable oil or animal tallow. Which means it isn’t always vegan. Do you know what foods contain glycern?

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What Are Preservatives, and Are They Safe to Eat?

Mar 21, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Many people are under the impression that preservatives are dangerous to eat. What are preservatives, really? And which ones should people avoid?

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Which Species to Raise in an Aquaponics System

Mar 3, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Some species perform better in an aquaponics system than others. Here are the plants and fishes that thrive in aquaponics setups.

Are Agricultural Spray Drones the Future of Farming?

Feb 24, 2023 - Emily Newton

With an increasing demand for food, farmers are looking to produce more crops. Are agricultural spray drones the answer?

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Food Certifications Explained: Gluten-Free, Keto, and More

Feb 23, 2023 - Emily Newton

For anyone who has ever wondered what the food certification symbols on food packaging mean, this guide is for you.

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Aquaponics vs. Hydroponics: Which Is More Sustainable?

Feb 20, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

People often have sustainability in mind when they decide to grow their own food. Hydroponics, where plants grow directly in water rather than soil, is more eco-friendly overall than traditional gardening. But what if fish…

The Potential of Regenerative Agriculture and Sustainable Farming

Feb 14, 2023 - Emily Newton

What can happen when farmers use sustainable and regenerative agriculture? These fascinating examples illuminate the possibilities.

Food Ingredients and Their Surprisingly Broad Impacts

Feb 12, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Food ingredients have major impacts on how people perceive what they eat, but some such effects are unexpected. Learn more here.

Fertilizer prices

Why Are Fertilizer Prices So High?

Feb 10, 2023 - Emily Newton

Fertilizer prices have shot up worldwide. What’s driving this phenomenon, and what can farmers do to stop it?


Functional Foods: Diet Focused on Preventive Health

Feb 9, 2023 - Emily Newton

What are functional foods? Let’s see how food not only can nourish us, but maybe provide additional health benefits for a better l

biotechnology in agriculture

How Biotechnology in Agriculture Impacts Climate Change

Feb 6, 2023 - Emily Newton

Biotechnology in agriculture can help create more sustainable farming practices and drastically reduce carbon emissions.

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Technology in Agriculture: The Seeds of Change

Nov 9, 2022 - Emily Newton

Technology in agriculture is transforming farming and food production all over the world, from crop-picking robots to bioengineering.

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NASA's Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the red planet on February 18, 2021. The rover's main goal is to search for signs of alien life. Perseverance will also collect rock samples and regolith for a possible return to earth. Thumbnail Credit: NASA

The term 5G has been a buzzword on the internet for some time now, but what exactly is this technology and how is it different from our current 4G networks? Watch this video Tech Vision to learn about this technology or read our article about 5G technology before it becomes mainstream. Thumbnail Designed by Freepik