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7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems

To get people to make a change, sometimes it needs to be more than the right thing to do.

Lydia Belanger

Would You Eat Lab-Grown Beef? This Startup Is Counting on It.

How do you get a wary public to embrace meat cultured from stem cells?

Laura Entis

How Ag-Tech Ripened Into a Growing Market

As the market grows for better farm data, VC firms are seeding new developments.

How This Company Is Revolutionizing the Way Farmers Do Their Job

FarmLogs turns to big data to update age-old practices.

Jodi Helmer

This Ag-Tech Incubator Offers Both Independence and Assistance

The Michigan-based launchpad offers a three-year program that lets farmers work in their own space while learning from others.

Meet the Machine That's Turning Grocery Stores' Food Waste Into Fertilizer

A pair of seasoned tech workers are helping to solve a $165 billion problem.

Jenna Schnuer

Chipotle CEO: McDonald's Chicken Farm the 'Most Disgusting Thing'

McDonald's $50 million investment in Chipotle in 1998 was a bit of a mixed blessing for the burrito giant.

Geoff Weiss

Sweet Deal: How One Company Found a New Way to Support Cacao Farmers

Maya Mountain Cacao helps farmers focus on sustainable techniques and a better product while investors make a profit.

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.

Amanda Lewan

One Entrepreneur, Three Radically Different Companies: Here's How She Did It

As the co-founder of Cisco and Urban Decay, Sandy Lerner has made an impact in the worlds of technology and cosmetics, and now she is working to change the country's food production infrastructure through organic and sustainable farming.

Nina Zipkin

Big Data Bounty: U.S. Startups Challenge Agribusiness Giants

As the race for dominance on the farm heats up, a number of small tech startups are launching products that compete with giants like Monsanto, Deere and DuPont Pioneer.

Reuters

Fast-Food Giants' Top Cheese Supplier Embroiled in Shocking Animal Abuse Scandal

Animal rights activists released a graphic video showing workers whipping, kicking and punching cows at a farm responsible for the cheese at Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa John's.

Kate Taylor