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A Wayward Weedkiller Divides Farm Communities, Harms Wildlife

  On the damage wrought by dicamba… There is one small field on Michael Sullivan’s farm, near the town of Burdette, Ark., that he wishes he could hide from public view. The field is a disaster. There are soybeans in there, but you could easily overlook them. The field has been overrun by monsters: ferocious-looking […]

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Too Much of a Good Thing: Corn and Soy

U.S. farmers are bringing in what’s expected to be a record-breaking harvest for both corn and soybeans. But for many farmers, that may be too much of a good thing. Farmers will haul in 4 billion bushels of soybeans and 14.5 billion bushels of corn, according to USDA estimates. The problem? Demand can’t keep up with […]

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‘Tempeh Village’: Where Soybean Cakes Are Born

For centuries, Asia has been home to sophisticated vegetarian cultures. In recent years, Americans have gradually discovered cooking with meat substitutes like tofu and an Indonesia soybean cake called tempeh. To read more on The Salt click here

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