So you want to be a farmer...

Jul 3, 2012
Thanks to a commodity boom and advanced computer technology, farming is a pretty big business these days -- for some.
Thanks to a commodity boom and advanced computer technology, farming is a pretty big business these days -- for some.
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U.N. hopes to limit foreign farmland investment

Mar 26, 2012
The U.N. wants limits on the amount of farmland foreign investors can buy up around the world. The organization will vote on new voluntary guidelines in mid-May.

Congress considers rules about child labor on farms

Feb 2, 2012
The government was set to impose new rules limiting the work kids are allowed to do on farms, but those rules are being reconsidered after an outcry from farmers.

Robot tractors. Robot tractors? Robot tractors!

Sep 20, 2011
What happens when a tractor maker and a robot designer combine forces? Timing is everything on the farm. If you want to get your crops in at the...