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Reduce use of antibiotics in agriculture

Reduce use of antibiotics in agriculture

By Delilah Bourque, Staff Columnist

August 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It’s unnecessary and harmful to consumers to treat unafflicted creatures with antibiotics, and it’s cruel to inflate the growth of animals on industrial farms.

Breaking grounds with big ideas: four growers for the win

Breaking grounds with big ideas: four growers for the win

By Anandhini Narayanan | Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

In the future, the tomatoes in your salad, on your sandwich and in your pasta may be gathered by harvesters who can not only tell whether a tomato is ripe or unripe in just a few seconds, but also provide metrics and data analytics. This idea could become a reality through the work of 2016 Pitt a...

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