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Casting Call For "Yardfarmers”
Young farmers: Apply for a spot in the new reality TV show about urban farming!


GMO Labeling Banned by House of Representatives
The House is not allowing individual states to pass laws that will require food have GMO labels.


Safety Concerns Arise as Marijuana Growers Use Herbicides, Pesticides
As with any crop, pests such as bugs and mildew are detrimental to marijuana, but what is safe to use on this newly legal plant?


Brad Pitt Urges Costco to Sell Cage-Free Eggs Exclusively
Hollywood hotshot Brad Pitt takes a stand against the caging of layer hens.


Should You Kiss Your Chickens?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention do not recommend snuggling with or kissing backyard poultry.


"Farm Teams" Take On A New Meaning In Baseball
Major League Baseball teams are looking at adding gardens to their ballparks in a new trend that aims to improve sustainability.


Marijuana: The Next Trend in Juicing?
Some believe that juicing marijuana has the same medical benefits as smoking it, but without the side effect of getting high.


Tom Selleck Allegedly Steals Water for Avocado Farm
The actor is accused of taking water from a nearby fire hydrant in California and using it to irrigate his ranch.


Simplified Ordinance for Pittsburgh Urban Farmers
Famers in Pittsburgh who keep chickens, goats and ducks now have a simplified ordinance thanks to the City Council.


Produce for Sale From Underground Urban Farm
A World War II bunker in London has been repurposed as an underground urban farm.


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