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World’s Oldest Bread Found at Prehistoric Site in Jordan

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan...

Rooftop Vineyard Brings Local Wine to New Yorkers

By Diana Kruzman NEW YORK (Reuters) When Devin Shomaker thinks about growing grapes, he doesn’t imagine the rolling hills of California’s Napa Valley or the greenery...

Hailstorms Ravage French Bordeaux and Cognac Vineyards

BORDEAUX/PARIS (Reuters) Violent hailstorms ravaged parts of the Bordeaux and Cognac wine regions of southwest France on Saturday, doing major damage to hundreds of vineyards...

Robots Fight Weeds in Challenge to Agrochemical Giants

By Ludwig Burger and Tom Polansek YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland/CHICAGO (Reuters) In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table...

Big Ag Turns to Peas to Meet Soaring Global Protein Demand

By Rod Nickel and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters) Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea In a joint venture at a...

Coffee Faces A Double Threat to Its Existence in Eastern Ethiopia

By Kumerra Gemechu HARAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) For generations, farmers planted the lush earth of Awedai and nearby areas in eastern Ethiopia with coffee trees, earning...
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