MEET THE MODERN FARMER: PECULIAR PIG FARM
At the age of seven, Marvin Ross was given his first pig. His grandfather, a farmer, helped him feed and care for it, and along the way, he taught Ross valuable lessons he would someday need to run a farm of his own. I raised that pig and we took it to the market, he .
BEES CAN BE TRAINED TO DETECT COVID-19
When we think about training animals to complete tasks, it usually involves mammals. Dogs can be trained as service animals, pigs can be trained to find truffles and dolphins can be trained to find undersea mines. But some insects are perfectly trainable, too, and a startup called InsectSense . . .
REMEMBERING THE FOOD WORKERS WE'VE LOST TO COVID-19 PART 3
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an incalculable toll on the food industry workers of America, from restaurant servers and meat plant workers to the farmworkers who toil in fields. According to research from the University of California, San Francisco, food industry workers' risk of dying went up b . . .