agribusiness

5.16.17

This Seed Sharing Network Was Designed Like a Dating Site

Will co-opting the appeal of online dating services be enough to secure crop diversity the world over?

5.2.17

The Central Sands Water Grab is Flooding Agribusiness

In Scott Walker’s Wisconsin, the official state policy on groundwater pumping puts potatoes over people.

9.26.16

Did a Conspiracy Between the World's Largest Fertilizer Companies Crash the Food Economy?

A new report suggests that a clandestine cartel of fertilizer companies drove food prices so high that they precipitated a crisis that drove 44 million people into poverty.

9.14.15

On The Line: Nilo Tabrizy Discusses California’s Drought

VICE News journalist Nilo Tabrizy joined On The Line to discuss California’s drought and her documentary about it, "Race To The Bottom."

9.10.15

The Business That's Booming in California's Drought (Excerpt from ‘Race to the Bottom’)

In this excerpt, VICE News meets Steve Arthur, whose groundwater drilling business is booming during the historic drought.

9.3.15

Flooding Fields in California’s Drought

California is in its fourth year of the worst drought to hit the state in 1,200 years. VICE News went to find out which industry is behind the majority of the water use in the state, and how California is responding to the dwindling water supply.

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8.25.15

Flooding Fields in California’s Drought (Trailer)

California is in its fourth year of the worst drought to hit the state in 1,200 years. VICE News went to find out which industry is behind the majority of the water use in the state, and how California is responding to the dwindling water supply.