There’s a new endangered species in rural America: veterinarians.
It takes a gallon of water to grow a single almond. Yet in drought-ravaged California, hedge funds are racing to plant as many new trees as they can.
A Georgia chicken farmer hoped to find financial independence in ethical foie gras. Things got weird.
The water’s nearly gone in the San Joaquin Valley, and an old farmer sees the writing on the wall.
Antibiotics made modern farming possible. But as “societal drugs,” their use by any individual affects us all.
What undercover investigators saw inside a factory farm.
Excerpted from The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food.