Chris and Sara Guerre are among a growing number of farmers who have made the choice to rent land to farm instead of buy because of increasing property values. Zac Visco for NPR hide caption

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Here's How Young Farmers Looking For Land Are Getting Creative
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Somali refugees lead their herds of goats home for the night outside Dadaab, Kenya. A new study shows that animals in many parts of the developing world require more food — and generate more greenhouse emissions — than animals in wealthy countries. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Rowbot is designed to fit in between the rows of crops. Moving up and down each row, a fleet of 20 bots could fertilize and monitor the corn crops during the growing season. Courtesy of Kent Cavender-Bares hide caption

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Cropland Capture's developers hope players will find where crops are grown amid Earth's natural vegetation in satellite images to shine a light on where humanity grows its food. Courtesy of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis hide caption

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In recent years, pork producers have found ways to keep the animals healthy through improved hygiene. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?
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Cattle crowd inside a feedlot operated by JBS Five Rivers Colorado Beef in Wiley, Colo. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics?
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A test field of sorghum outside Manhattan, Kan., planted by Kansas State University. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Heat, Drought Draw Farmers Back To Sorghum, The 'Camel Of Crops'
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The long arms of pivot irrigation rigs deliver water from the Ogallala Aquifer to circular fields of corn in northwestern Kansas. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Kansas Farmers Commit To Taking Less Water From The Ground
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The changing landscape of of agriculture is leaving many sheep farms in the dust. Farms are larger and technology makes crops more economically attractive and sheep herds less. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Meida/KUNC hide caption

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Ranchers Wonder If U.S. Sheep Industry Has Bottomed Out
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Banksy's "Sirens of the Lambs" started its tour of New York City in — naturally — the Meatpacking District. BanksyNY/Youtube hide caption

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Basil, tomatoes, peppers and lettuces grow in garden beds on the South Lawn of the White House. According to the site Obama Foodorama, the government shutdown has had a dramatic effect on the garden. Eddie Gehman Kohan/ObamaFoodorama.com hide caption

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Curt Friesen is a fourth-generation farmer in central Nebraska. Grant Gerlock/for NPR hide caption

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Farm Families Pick Massive Corn Harvest As Prices Shrink
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Some of this season's Comice pear harvest is rotting in Pacific Northwest orchards because there aren't enough workers to pick it. Deena Prichep/for NPR hide caption

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Labor-Starved Pear Farmers Buckle Under Bumper Crop
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This millet field outside Nunn, Colo., is nearing harvest time, when the grain turns from green to a golden color. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Can Millet Take On Quinoa? First, It'll Need A Makeover
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