6. Hemp Farmer Heads to the Hill

In June, Ryan Loflin planted 60 acres of his alfalfa farm with hemp. He just harvested the U.S.’s first large-scale hemp crop in about 60 years. (Washington Post)

7. Less Bees, More Almond Costs

The almond industry is paying at least $150 million more per year for bees than it was a decade ago. (Modern Farmer)

8. Wine from a Pod

Entrepreneur Greg Snell’s 4-foot high WinePod presses grapes and spits out wine. (BBC)

9. Chickpea Boom?

Hummus sales are soaring and pulling chickpea demand alongside. (Businessweek)

10. The Sugarman — Leontino Balbo

Meet the apostle of post-organic agriculture (Forward to 1:30). (BBC)

 

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