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Which companies make money from selling your data?

On Tuesday, we’ll look at how the business of data mining is booming.This is the third installment of Recode’s series looking at the business and economics of data.In this installment, we talk about which data companies make and make money off of your data.1.Amazon.com and Microsoft.Amazon and Microsoft are two of the most powerful data […]

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How to avoid the $5.9M cost of a food poisoning in Michigan

A food safety inspection at a grocery store in Michigan has revealed a whopping $5,934,972 cost to the taxpayer for the investigation and response to the case.Agency investigators uncovered that the $4.7 million in costs were due to a $3.7 billion food poisoning outbreak, which has left 1,700 people with severe reactions to food that […]

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How the sunflower industry is transforming into a major export industry

As Americans seek more green, a new export industry is booming: the sunflowers.Sunflowers are grown in the U.S. for the most part for their oil-rich, edible oil.But their sweet scent is attracting a worldwide demand.The sunflower oil industry, which is growing at about 30% a year, has emerged as a significant source of export income.It […]

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How much does a farm stand really cost?

With so many things to choose from, buying a farm can seem overwhelming.But with the right tools and a little time, you can really cut costs.This article provides you with some helpful tips and advice to help you make a purchase decision that’s best for you and your family.Read more…Read more

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How tech firms are building their own farm service agencies

A new startup is turning the internet of things into a fully-fledged service industry, promising to help farmworkers and ranchers keep their livestock, and to help them find affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying region.Farm Service Agency, founded in New York by former NASA engineer and now CEO Jeff Grosse, uses a blockchain to manage […]

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How to make a pork farm

Pigs are pigs, right?Well, if you’re a farmer, you have to grow a lot of them, because they’re huge and they’re expensive.But with the advent of genetically engineered pigs, there’s an easy way to get a whole lot more.The first generation of GM pigs are just as easy to raise as regular pigs, and they […]

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Clinton campaign to raise $1.1 billion for veterans

Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta said on Sunday that his campaign will raise $800 million for veterans’ groups.“We have a new $1 billion veterans fund.It will go toward veterans, and we are going to work to get it going,” he told ABC News.The $800 billion will be paid out over four years through the end […]

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‘The Best and Worst of California’: What to Eat at Restaurants

The best and worst of California cuisine are on display in this collection of recipes and articles by chefs and restaurant critics.Restaurants: What To Eat: What is a hamburger, what is a pizza, what are some of the best things to eat with a hamburgers and pizza crust?These are questions that people have asked themselves […]

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How fox farms make a difference in the lives of farmers

BOULDER, Colo.– A growing body of evidence suggests that foxes can be good stewards of land.But in Colorado, where one in four of the state’s livestock comes from, many are wary of the pets.Foxes, which have been in the state for thousands of years, have become a big issue in the race to become the […]

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How to get a wind farm farm on your property

The Obama administration is proposing new rules to give the Department of Energy greater authority to award renewable energy projects and allow more renewable energy jobs.The rule is part of the president’s Clean Power Plan, which is aimed at cutting carbon emissions from power plants.It’s aimed at making the United States a global leader on […]

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