Articles about agriculture


How Farmers Can Cope With Less Cash

Last updated: 01/03/2018

The credit for farming in Iowa is tightening up, and the situation is expected to get worse in 2018. Last year, ag lenders spent some time resetting debt and putting payout schedu

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From Soybeans to Corn, La Niña Could Shake Up Agricultural Markets in 2018

Last updated: 01/01/2018

Commodities From Soybeans to Corn, La Niña Could Shake Up Agricultural Markets in 2018 Grains, soybeans and other agricultural commodities are likely in for a wild ride if the La

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How one trip inspired a generation of rural women leaders

Last updated: 12/06/2017

Dorothy Dunn (L), president of Australian Women in Agriculture, with Jill Briggs on the US tour. Dorothy Dunn (L), president of Australian Women in Agriculture, with Jill Briggs o

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Opinion: Thinking and working politically to strengthen agricultural market systems

Last updated: 12/01/2017

Down-and-dirty politics and political roadblocks have thwarted the success of agricultural development projects for decades. To achieve greater success, we need to consider how we

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Organic farming can feed the world — until you read the small print

Last updated: 11/23/2017

A Europe-based research team made headlines last week with its conclusion that organic farming can feed the world after all. However, few people took the time to read the small pri

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'Cultivate' brings 'TED Talk' style to agriculture

Last updated: 11/21/2017

Radar The event was held at The Stage, a theater venue near downtown Fargo. Cultivate was organized in less than two months and featured a list of 18 panelist-speakers in a four-ho

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Farmers open the gate to social farming to change lives

Last updated: 11/21/2017

In the picturesque costal farming town of Torbay on Western Australia's south coast, the May family has had a "open farm gate" policy for those dealing with mental illness, addicti

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5 Reasons Why Farmers Should Keep Ducks & Geese - Hobby Farms

Last updated: 11/13/2017

Ducks and geese are fun, charming and practical additions to the barnyard. Adding them to your farm can be financially rewarding as well as helpful for your gardens and crops—and

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Film Features Hemp Farmer and Veteran Michael Lewis of The Growing Warriors Project

Last updated: 11/12/2017

We first met Michael Lewis of The Growing Warriors Project at Farm Aid 2015 where he and his fellow farmers presented the first United States flag to be made of American-grown hemp

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Humans of Agriculture- John’s Story.

Last updated: 11/05/2017

“My parents brought me to Wisconsin, I didn’t want to be here. My family wanted to see how the United States was. We weren’t rich, we were getting by. Just pretty normal, not

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