Farmers Split Over Subsidies As Senate Farm Bill Debate Begins
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The Secret Life Of California's World-Class Strawberries
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A clampdown on contamination in growing fields has pushed out wildlife and destroyed habitats. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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How Making Food Safe Can Harm Wildlife And Water
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A dairy farmer drives some of his Holstein cows out to pasture in the Madison County, N.Y. town of Lenox. Jim Commentucci/The Post-Standard /Landov hide caption

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A member of the community supported agriculture program at Congregation Shearith Israel picks from boxes of squash and cucumbers in Atlanta. Some purists say CSAs are drifting away from their roots. John Amis/AP hide caption

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Pigs take a mud bath at the De Jofrahoeve pig farm in Esch, Netherlands. Dutch farmers treat their animals with almost three times the antibiotics that their Danish neighbors use. Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At The Community Garden, It's Community That's The Hard Part
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Scientists say the corn rootworm is growing resistant to Bt corn. Snbetor via Flickr hide caption

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A Seed Company That Helped Presidents And Immigrants Garden Falters
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