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Farming that puts Google maps to shame

Sep 5, 2013
Technology that comes from a company in Sioux Falls is helping farmers do more with less in a high-tech way.
Posted In: farming, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, technology

No credit needed at Sunnyside Farm

Aug 1, 2013
One farm lets customers build their own credit through the honor system.
Posted In: farming, tabs, credit

Corn farmers turn to insecticides again

Jul 23, 2013
Farmers are buying more insecticides this season. That’s because one tenacious pest has developed resistance to a genetically modified corn variety.
Posted In: farming, insects, pesticides, corn, Iowa, Monsanto

Tobacco crop threatened by excessive rain in Kentucky, Georgia

Jul 15, 2013
Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, weather, kentucky, Georgia

Deadly virus among piglets puts hog farmers on alert

Jul 12, 2013
The virus is deadly for piglets less than a week old. Suspected to come from China, it does not affect humans.
Posted In: pigs, virus, farming, farm

Despite higher beef prices, cattle ranchers don't see better sales

Jun 6, 2013
For cattle rancher Ken Lenox, the higher price of beef at the store isn't leading to bigger profits.
Posted In: cattle, beef, farming, commodities

Modified wheat creates more questions than answers for Northwest farmers

May 30, 2013
Wheat farmers in the Pacific Northwest wait for more news on unapproved genetically engineered wheat discovered in Oregon.
Posted In: wheat, GMOS, genetically modified food, farming

Agriculture Secretary keeps eye on farm bill, organic farming

May 15, 2013
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hopes organic farming will help financially strapped small-scale farmers.
Posted In: farm bill, Agriculture, farming, Organic farming

A veteran serves his country through farming

Nov 9, 2012
Most of us don't think of the words "farmer" and "soldier" together. But surprisingly, farming may be a great option for soldiers returning home from war.
Posted In: farming, farmers, veterans, PTSD

Farm apprenticeships grow in popularity

Oct 17, 2012
A growing number of people are taking up organic farming apprenticeships -- called WWOOFing for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms.
Posted In: farming, WWOOF

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