07.20.2016

National Geographic: To Protect the Food Supply, Spend More Federal Money

By Maryn McKenna, July 20, 2016

(Published on National Geographic)

When a deadly disease that was killing millions of piglets suddenly arrived in the United States in 2013, no one was sure at first what was happening…Read more

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