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Farmers, big oil fight over railroad access in Dakotas

Jan 12, 2015
"Grain cars were unhooked so the locomotives could hook onto oil," one farmer says. Dakota railroads tell another story.
Posted In: Oil, Agriculture, farmers, dakotas
David Fowler by his stand at Washington DC's Eastern Market.

Old old old MacDonald had a farm

Oct 28, 2014
American farmers are older than they ever have been.
Posted In: farming, age of farmers, Agriculture, FFA, National Young Farmers Coalition

Apple growers try to move beyond boom and bust

Oct 17, 2014
Growers are using computers and DNA sequencing to create sweeter, crisper apples.
Posted In: apples, farming, Agriculture
Corn arriving at Lincolnway Energy in Iowa

A hard look at corn economics — and world hunger

Oct 6, 2014
Corn is not what you think. For starters: Most of the time, it's not human food.
Posted In: corn, farming, hunger, Agriculture
Farmer's market

The economics of slow money

Sep 19, 2014
A look behind the 'slow money' movement and BeetCoin with Christopher Wayne from Greenmarket Farmer's Market, and Vermont Public Radio's Angela Evancie.
Posted In: farms, bitcoin, farming, Agriculture

How to grow lettuce and fish indoors, all year long

Sep 10, 2014
Outside Duluth, Minnesota, a greenhouse grows tilapia and lettuce side by side.
Posted In: Agriculture, Minnesota, aquiponics, farming

How too much corn spells trouble far beyond the fields

Aug 26, 2014
Corn production could hit a record high this year and that's an issue.
Posted In: corn, crops, Agriculture, whiteboard

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on rural America

Jul 25, 2014
On the Farm Bill, infrastructure and chemicals.
Posted In: Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, rural America

Good weather drives corn prices to record low

Jul 11, 2014
Surpluses put corn prices at a four-year low. Can farmers sell it all?
Posted In: Agriculture, ethanol, corn
Capri Sun

ADM wants a taste of the flavor business

Jul 7, 2014
ADM will buy Wild Flavors for almost $3 billion.
Posted In: Agriculture

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