Jul 26, 2012 Many farmers in Tennessee tend their fields without tills to cut down on erosion, but they've found that their method also helps conserve water during droughts.
Jul 24, 2012 Farmers who've escaped the drought are pulling in high prices for their crops.
Jul 20, 2012 A faster-cooking kitchen range is the incentive for one family to switch to natural gas. But if you hope to save money, that's just the start.
Jul 19, 2012 Farmers in dry areas who rely on irrigation start off better in a drought than farmers who count on rain. But when water tables fall, irrigation starts to shut down.
Jul 19, 2012 China held a forum with African leaders today, offering $20 billion in loans to countries throughout the continent over the next three years. The pledge almost doubles China's previous aid to Africa, strengthening a relationship that has attracted a lot of criticism from the West.
Jul 17, 2012 After Whit Alexander found success co-creating the board game Cranium, he found a calling in social entrepreneurship. The story of the battery business he built in Ghana is told in a new book by his brother Max.
Jul 9, 2012 Temperatures may finally be cooling off, but hot temperatures and corresponding droughts are hurting farmers -- and that could trickle down to your own wallet soon.
Jul 9, 2012 The heat wave is cooling off. But in parts of the Midwest, that is little consolation to farmers whose crops have been badly damaged by the heat, as well as a drought that's being called the worst in decades.
Jul 5, 2012 The Senate's version of the Farm Bill eliminates some key funding for farmers, especially those who make more than $750,000 a year.