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Monsanto surprises with adjusted profit as expenses drop

Despite last month's purchase by Bayer, Monsanto reported a surprise adjusted profit today. Net sales in the company's corn seeds and traits business jumped 34 percent in the three months ended Aug. 31 as corn seed volumes rose in the United States. Read more at Reuters…

 

Meet the scientist trying to grow steak in a lab

Abi Glencross, a London-based PhD cellular agriculturalist at research institute New Harvest and one of the founders of agricultural collective, Future Farm Lab, plans to make steak the slaughter-free way. Read more at Munchies...

 

How Walmart plans to transform the way we buy groceries

As America's largest grocer, Walmart is tapping into the future of online grocery shopping. But this territory is no simple task, even for Walmart. The experiment begs the question: Is it really more convenient for its shoppers to swing into the parking lot to pick up their groceries? Read more at The Washington Post...

 

Disrupting the food chain: 15 early-stage farm-to-table startups to watch

The farm-to-table startup business faces unique challenges and opportunities, causing several to shut its doors. But as interest in organic food continues to grow, the trend continues. Here are 15 startups to watch. Read more at CB Insights...

 

Arctic Fuji apple gains approval despite anti-GMO opposition

A new apple's in town. The Arctic Fuji has recently gained U.S. approval and the grower responsible for its creation plans next to seek approval for genetically modified Arctic Gala apples. Read more at Food Safety News…

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