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By HoneyColony Staff

From the battle to label GMOs to the worst drought in half a century, 2012 was a landmark year in food and farming.

According to a look back from Grist, 2012 was the year “Corn withered, farmers scowled and resorted to feeding their cows candy, and many predicted the coming of the real Hunger Games. But the country’s worst drought in over 70 years was far more complex than most news sources reported. Most of that industrial corn was heavily propped up by crop insurance (supplemented with taxpayer dollars), while small farmers often remained invisible.”

You can read more about the year in food and farming here.

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