The harvest brought in about $50 million more than last year. In spite of so many farmers growing the crop, they are unable to reach the volumes grown in the days of commercial farming.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a look at new dinosaur fossils in Argentina, how robots are taking American jobs, a professor's search for oral history, how one beautician's movie magic redefined modern beauty, and the futuristic dreams of some heavy-hitting entrepreneurs.
The data release opens the door for armchair analysts, amateur sleuths, and experts to run their own analyses. But the new mapping effort is likely more significant.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a look at the social effects of bipartisanship, how the role of the Army could be up for a change, a cartooning caretaker's funny yet honest look at aging parents, how social media could help Boston improve itself, and the food phenomenon that is a Taco Bell breakfast.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a look at how rich the rich really are, the ethics of buying conflict-causing materials, differences in environmental language, how trusting people can be of self-automated vehicles, and the use of new technology systems to catch criminals.
The airline announced it will cut services to Venezuela over unpaid debts. There are signs Venezuela is taking steps to prevent more airlines and foreign companies from doing the same.
Egypt arrested 13 men in connection with sexual assaults. But Egyptian President Sissi also asked YouTube to remove a video showing a woman being sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square. Why YouTube has refused.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a look at the family realities of deportation, how discrimination kept black children from access to swim lessons, the stories of female construction workers, the pursuit of education amid chaos in Nigeria, and how climate change is affecting puffins.
This week's roundup of Good Reads takes a look at urban plant factories, why popular causes succeed, the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail alone, who the real estate crash impacted, and historic draft picks by the St. Louis Rams.
Bangladesh's garment-dependent economy and volatile politics are often influenced by the goings-on in Delhi.
Leila Hatami greeted the French president of the Cannes Film Festival with a kiss. An Iranian official said that Leila Hatami's PDA undermined the chastity of Iranian women.
President Michelle Bachelet recently announced her 2014-18 energy program, pledging to expand a liquefied natural gas port and support renewable energy sources.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes the Rawabi planned community in the West Bank, on the trail of online scammers, the women of Shakespeare, why the city needs trees, rare footage of 1919 World Series.
President Solís was inaugurated the same week his predecessor Chinchilla signed a free-trade agreement with Colombia. He's skeptical such pacts are the best way to draw investment to Costa Rica.
Tensions between the local population and refugees could have longer term economic and political impacts – particularly if the Syrian crisis is prolonged.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a look at Google Ocean's underwater cameras, Whole Foods in Detroit, Paris's floating city neighborhood, tourism in Chernobyl, and Amazon's underpaid delivery drivers.
Hollywood celebrities, including Sean Penn, Justin Timberlake, Bradley Cooper, Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Foxx, and others are tweeting photos of themselves holding a sign saying "Real Men Don't Buy Girls." Islamic scholars agree.