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John Deere Workers Strike After Failed Contract Talks

Some 10,000 unionized workers at the agriculture equipment maker Deere & Company went on strike early Thursday after overwhelmingly rejecting a contract proposal worked out with the company by negotiators […]




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En Francia, los futuros agricultores son expertos en tecnología y quieren los fines de semana libres

“Cuando no estás en este sector es muy fácil decir: ‘Voy a volverlo sexi con la tecnología’”, dijo Amandine Muret Béguin, de 33 años, directora de la Unión de Jóvenes […]




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The Future Farmers of France Are Tech Savvy, and Want Weekends Off

YVELINES, France — On a century-old farm that’s now a start-up campus in this verdant region west of Paris, computer coders are learning to program crop-harvesting robots. Young urbanites planning […]




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Their Produce Is Pristine Enough for Picky Chefs. But They Give It Away.

MECHANICSVILLE, Pa. — Steve Tomlinson takes pride in the details at Carversville Farm, the 388-acre certified-organic spread he manages here in bucolic Bucks County.There’s the high-tech poultry barn, where an […]




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How Covid Misinformation Created a Run on Ivermectin

Ruth Jeffers, who owns Jeffers, the animal supplies retailer, said she had sold out of ivermectin paste on her website this year. After she restocked with more expensive versions, those […]




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When Heat Waves, Wildfires and Drought Grip Oregon and Washington

In early summer, a day laborer laying irrigation lines at a plant nursery just south of Portland, Ore., collapsed to the ground and died. His official cause of death was […]










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How Investors Are Betting on Foie Gras Grown From Cells in a Lab

Others had doubts. Marco Moreira, the chef and owner of 15 East at Tocqueville in New York, said he was skeptical.Daily Business BriefingUpdated July 16, 2021, 4:40 p.m. ET“I wouldn’t oppose […]




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Beef Prices Are Rising as Bottlenecks Limit Supply

At Harris’ in San Francisco — a quintessential American steakhouse with dark wood, cozy leather booths and dry martinis — the price of the popular eight-ounce filet mignon with two […]