Growers are racing to plant corn, soybeans and wheat before it's too late.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report doesn't count jobs down on the farm. We explain why.
Farmers have been relying on the high value of their land to get them through years of low commodity prices
Land accounts for 80 percent of farm assets according to the Department of Agriculture. So farmers are using their land as collateral to face low commodity prices, but the amount of production that farmers need to service their debt is…
The House Agriculture Committee considers the Farm Bill today. The bill includes funding for crop insurance, the federal program that protects farmers from swings in crop yields, and prices. If insurance is cut back, that could be a problem should…
Since 2016 Detroit has gained more than 22 new large scale gardens and farms. As these new farmers put down roots, some wonder what the future of urban agriculture will look like there.
I've always wondered...
Listener Grant Cohoe says he's "not a fan of mint" and asks: "Why it is that mint is so ubiquitous in toothpaste, mouthwash and the like?"
But food coming from a prison isn't necessarily a selling point.
Some small farms that participate in community-supported agriculture say that meal kit companies are cutting into their profits.
But that's not attracting native-born American laborers to the fields yet, L.A. Times reporter says.
The Resource Curse
A strong currency pushed up by oil exports, and national price controls, have marginalized once strong economic sectors