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When Belgian chemist Leo Baekeland invented Bakelite in 1907, it was hailed as “the material of a thousand uses”. The production of synthetic plastics took off over the coming decades but now that the environmental cost of these miracle materials is becoming ever clearer, the hunt is on for more...

The population of American farmers is aging, but a study shows a new generation of farmers is flocking to cities with large populations, farmers markets and the purchasing power to support a market for niche goods. Source: Young, hip farmers: Coming to a city near you -- ScienceDaily...

Rapidly evolving technology applications hold the promise of making dairy herd management chores look – literally – totally different in the years ahead. Source: A pen walk like you’ve never imagined...

These are just a few innovations making aquaculture one of the most intriguing corners of the food world — for entrepreneurs, investors, food purveyors and eaters alike.Investing in the revolution makes sense on so many levels. by Monica Jain Founder & Executive Director Fish 2.0Source: 5 ways to realize aquaculture's full potential |...

Posted by Andrew Rose, MidAtlantic Farm Credit on LinkedInThere is a way to give consumers the opportunity to eat what they want while making the meat and dairy they consume an even healthier choice. Extensive research and testing have proven that the addition of algae to feed stock improves the...