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The Boiling Point

Organic farming isn’t just green — it’s very good business

A laborer packs community supported agriculture (CSA) boxes full of tomatoes at J.R. Organics Farm in Escondido, California, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Photographer: Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg

With a growing body of evidence pointing to the environmental damage inflicted by large-scale agriculture — from rainforest clearing and other...

What Trump's Latest Picks Mean for the Ag Industry

What Trump's Latest Picks Mean for the Ag Industry

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This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump's agriculture advisers had a tough row to hoe: They had to assure farm-state Republicans that Trump's constant tirades against trade wouldn't hurt a farm economy that relies increasingly on...

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