Farming

Massive sinkhole opens up in the middle of a Brazilian farming town

Watch your step! An enormous sinkhole has opened up in the tiny municipality of Coromandel, in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. As Forbes reports, …

Brazil

Deere Signals Tractor Market Turnaround With Sales Recovery

Agricultural markets can stay depressed longer than farmers can keep their old tractors rolling -- at least that’s if Deere & Co. is any guide.<p>Deere …

Business

Changing the Food System Starts with You.

Raise your voice for an equitable, nutritious, and sustainable future.<p>November 22, 2017<p>A friend of mine said to me not too long ago something that …

Agriculture

WATCH:Nigerian start-up wants to end poverty in Africa with local farmers

LAGOS - Empowering local farmers is the main aim of this agri-tech platform, known as Farmcrowdy connects. The platform hopes to link investors with …

Agriculture

'A natural thing to do.' Farmers ramp up donations of un-sellable, but edible, produce

Dominion Farms in Bradford, Ont., one of increasing number of farms diverting fruits and veggies to food banks<p>It's the time of year when appeals for …

Agriculture

Deere profit jumps 79% in fourth quarter

U.S. tractor maker Deere & Co's profit rose 79 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter, as it sold more farm machinery in overseas markets, particularly in South America.<p>Moline, Illinois-based Deere said on Wednesday net income attributable to the company rose to $510.3 million or $1.57 per …

Business

Depression and anxiety are increasing among farmers and we need to do more to help

New research reveals a link between poor crop yield and depression<p>As the days grow shorter and weather colder, many people are prone to feeling a …

Depression

This Thanksgiving, see where your food actually comes from

Posted November 22, 2017 01:52 PM by Rob Eno<p>Justin Rhodes | YouTube<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>If you’re like most Americans, you’ve spent a lot of time …

Conservative View

How the UAE space agency plans to grow lettuce on Mars

Starting with lettuce, strawberries, tomatoes and date palms, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency is set on becoming a leader in growing food …

Canadian News

How You Can Use a Scythe on Your Property - Homesteading and Livestock

Besides being an ideal tool for harvesting grass on a small scale, scythes can also be used to harvest small grains, such as wheat and rye.<p>Photo by …

Gardening

Video shows ‘horrific’ conditions at farm that sold turkeys nationwide

SANPETE COUNTY, Utah - A Utah turkey company is under fire from an animal activist group, after the group released photos and videos allegedly …

Cleveland

Seedling garden sprouts up in South Dallas, giving residents access to fresh fruits and vegetables

Tyrone Day said he grew up eating food in his South Dallas home that was bought from small corner stores because it was easily accessible. The items …

Gardening

Cornell group explores future of indoor farming | Cornell Chronicle

Indoor farming entrepreneurs and experts came to Cornell in early November with a goal: leverage the innovation at the College of Agriculture and …

Agriculture

Saskatchewan Man's Birthday Video For Dad Turns Into Epic Look At Their Farm

Jason LeBlanc just wanted to do something nice for his dad's 80th birthday.The 46-year-old "auctioneer by trade and a farmer by life choice" …

Canadian News

New American Farmers – NU Sci

It’s 4:30 in the afternoon on a Tuesday in June and Chris and Nat Bryant have just finished a day of work. Rather than head home for the night, the …

Agriculture

Downtown Winter Farmers' Market

Stephanie Cox of Des Moines buys items from Melissa Dunham at the Team Carrot produce stand during the Downtown Winter Farmers' Market on Friday, …

Des Moines

Zim State TV was talking about farming while Bob resigned

Image Credits: Screenshot<p>If you haven’t heard the news by now, Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe on Tuesday night. It ends a 37-year …

Robert Mugabe

Tyson Foods: New facility in Tennessee to create 1,500 jobs

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday.<p>The new plant in Humboldt will produce pre-packaged trays …

Money

Perthshire residents cry fowl over 32,000 bird chicken farm plan

© Supplied<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A village community has cried “fowl” over details of a chicken farm plan that has raised fears of a plague of …

Fish farm takes blame for feed bags on Tofino-area beaches

Fish farm takes blame for feed bags on Tofino-area beaches

Canadian News

Ingles Markets' Giving Tree hopes to provide 20,000 pounds of food to people in need

On Monday, Ingles will turn on the lights at the Ingles Giving Tree in the Asheville Mall.<p>The goal is to provide more than 20,000 pounds of food to …

Food Bank

IKEA, David Chang and ruler of Dubai invest $40 million in AeroFarms vertical farming

If there was any question that indoor vertical farming is the future of agriculture, the latest announcement from AeroFarms will remove any doubt. …

Agriculture

Why Aquaponic Farming May Be the Future of Food

The symbiotic, closed-loop system, wherein a stored tank of fish produce wastewater that's used as fertilizer to feed beds of vegetation, has taken …

Agriculture

The Hydroponic, Robotic Future of Farming in Greenhouses

When you think of automation, you probably think of the assembly line, a dramatic dance of robot arms with nary a human laborer in sight. But that’s …

Agriculture

Growing Power founder Will Allen to retire as nonprofit's debts mount

Photos: Growing Power<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

Milwaukee

Should hydroponic veggies be labeled organic?

Does produce grown hydroponically deserve the organic label? Some organic farmers don’t think so, and they gathered at a National Organic Standards …

Agriculture

25 People Shaping the Future in Tech, Science, Medicine, Activism and More

The inventors, entrepreneurs and disrupters who are changing (and maybe saving) the world one brilliant idea at a time<p>"We don't use fertilizers, we …

Agriculture

Vanessa Bazalgette, a Googler with rural roots, supports small farms to accelerate their growth online

Vanessa Bazalgette is a Google employee in New York City who grew up in rural New Hampshire and studied food industry management as an undergraduate …

Amazing

Turkey farm rebounds after 2016 fire killed 7,000 birds

A Massachusetts turkey farm is rebounding a year after a devastating fire killed about 7,000 birds and despite the retirement of the family farm's …

Business

Farmers need a chance to wade through the glut of technology that’s supposed to save agriculture

Technology is going to save agriculture. Technology is going to feed a growing world. Technology and big data are the answer. At least, that’s the …

Canadian News