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ICYMI: A story about #plant science and Australian adventure by Lisa M. Hamilton for FERN & The California Sunday Magazine

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Our reporters are experts at covering ‪ #food , #agriculture  & environmental health!

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FERN stories are having an impact! In 2012, +Helena Bottemiller Evich  wrote a story for FERN & +NBC News on pigs being fed #ractopamine ,  a dangerous drug, to promote growth. A recent piece by +The New York Times states that in the next few months, consumers will start seeing the phrase “produced without ractopamine” on packages of Organic Buttercroft Bacon from +Tendergrass Farms, a company that markets “natural” and organic meats.

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Listen to Lisa Morehouse talk about her recent farmworker story on The California Report.

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50 years ago, a historic strike in California’s Central Valley set in motion the most significant campaign in modern labor history: the farmworker movement. Story by Lisa Morehouse for FERN & The California Report

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+Ted Genoways's interview with +Jason Margolis on PRI's The World. Transcript and audio included.

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