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The Future of Food Labeling By: 11/26/2014 @ 12:22pm

In my role as a futurist, I spend a lot of time traveling. Every day, I see that the future isn’t an accident – it doesn’t just happen. The future is made daily by the actions of people. Real people…

Tough Times Ahead for Grain Farmers By: 11/19/2014 @ 1:27pm

Grain farmers have had an unprecedented run of good fortune the past decade. High commodity prices and excellent corn and soybean yields have fueled record exports, which, in turn, have propped up farm balance…

'HMO' labels in the future? By: 10/30/2014 @ 12:52pm

Growing crops will not always take place in open fields. There's a growing number of companies investing in infrastructure and tools that will allow food to be grown in controlled vertical systems, mostly…

3D Printing Parts, Tools a Decade Away From Your Farm -- Specialists By: 10/15/2014 @ 6:41am

Three-dimensional printing may be closer to reality on your farm than you might think.Local Motors, an Arizona-based company drawing upon the work and ideas of scores of engineers, has released its Strati, a…

Disintermediation: The Future of Fewer Middlemen By: 07/01/2014 @ 10:01am

In economics, disintermediation is the removal of intermediaries in a supply chain, or cutting out the middleman. Instead of going through traditional distribution channels, you now deal directly with…

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