Monday links

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Food Safety

Five Things to Know About Leftovers, According to a Food Safety Expert – The Kitchen Whether you cooked the big family meal or attended it, there’s one thing that everyone looks […]

Surplus of commodities could mean dismal path ahead for many farmers

As farmers gear up for spring planting, those who sell crops on the commodities markets are preparing to lose money from low prices that are beyond their control. According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. net farm income is expected to drop to $54.8 billion this year, the lowest since 2002 […]

Study of U.S. farm data shows loss of crop diversity

U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago a study by Kansas State University, North Dakota State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture found. This could have implications for how farms fare as changes to the climate evolve and less crop diversity impacts the general ecosystem.

The scientists […]