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  • These 10 green jobs are the most in demand
    These 10 green jobs are the most in demand
    Looking for a career that is sustainability focused? In 2009, Fast Company.com offered a guide to the 10 best green jobs for the next decade. Six years later, their predictions have proven accurate. Here is the list of green jobs most in demand:*...
  • Farmer repays bank loan with manure
    Farmer repays bank loan with manure: Russian farmer kicks up a stink with bank
    A Russian farmer repays his bank loan – not with currency, but the dollar equivalent of a pile of fresh manure. The farmer, pooped out and exasperated by exorbitant interest rates levied on his farm and animals, raised a stink –...
  • The Vermont Farm Show
    The Vermont Farm Show
    The last week of January in Vermont is COLD! For winter outdoor enthusiasts, it's a playground to button up and dig into. For farmers, it's time to rest by the fire and head to the annual Vermont Farm Show. Held at the Champlain Valley...
  • Why NFL player Jason Brown turned down $37.5 million contract to become farmer
    Why NFL player Jason Brown turned down $37.5 million contract to become farmer
    According to the Huffington Post on Dec. 5, in 2012 after seven years in the NFL Jason Brown walked away from a $37.5 million football contract. Brown had a very good reason that most people would not understand. In fact, his agent told him, "...
  • Farm tractors
    New farm tractors are true alternative transportation
    The saying “S/he is outstanding in her/his field” really fits in this case. Case is also a tractor, and we call machines “it”. Many farmers, and tractor collectors, though, call ‘it’ by a name, just as many...
  • Farmer Missing iPhone
    Farmer: Missing iPhone traveled from Iowa to Japan before being reunited
    A farmer’s missing iPhone had quite the journey. Smartphones these days can connect anyone with anyone, anywhere, at anytime. But this iPhone evidently wanted to see the world for itself, and went on a 6,000 mile journey from Chickasha,...
  • Bob Knight, farmer and leader of the local Food Hub
    Food Policy Advisory Council to meet Tuesday April 1, 2014
    Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) will meet Tuesday April 1, 2014, from 9 to 11 a.m. The location is Jesse Turner Center Fontana15556 Summitt Ave., Fontana, CAThis meeting is open to the public, but they do request that you RSVP:Call909-723...
  • 2014 RI Women in Agriculture Conference
    2014 RI Women in Agriculture Conference
    165 attendees helped celebrate Rhode Island’s farmers and agricultural professionals at the third RI Women in Agriculture Conference held at the University of Rhode Island. Rhode Island’s largest agricultural conference brought...
  • 50-foot snowman: Minnesota farmer builds a giant snow sculpture
    50-foot snowman: Minnesota farmer builds a giant snow sculpture
    A Minnesota farmer built 50-foot snowman. Greg Novak of Gilman spent hundreds of hours this winter building the massive snow sculpture. According to I4U on Mar. 4, he named it "Granddaddy."This 50-foot snowman shows the cheerful side of...
  • California drought and an interview with farm pickers
    California drought and an interview with farm pickers
    Meeting pickers was a highlight, and Carlos is a funny man, who loves and enjoys life. Juan was soft spoken, but very pleasant. Surrounded by oranges in a 360 view pickers come to pick beautiful oranges. To see something so fantastic; from smell;...
  • Artisan cheesemaker speaks out on FSMA impacts
    Artisan cheesemaker speaks out on FSMA impacts
    Small farmers everywhere will be impacted by Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules. In a recent webinar, Lori Babcock, co-owner of Tieton Farm & Creamery in Tieton, WA described the devastating impact of large Food & Drug...
  • Chazak
    Grand jury will hear case of Pyr dog killed and discarded with a dozen dead dogs
    Austin Community newspaper reports today, June 26, that a grand jury will consider whether to indict a suspect in the killing of Chazak, a Great Pyrenees from Red Rock, TX. Chazak was a much loved dog who went missing April 18 and was found dead...
  • Dodge's Paul Harvey Super Bowl Commercial: "God Made A Farmer"
    Dodge's Paul Harvey Super Bowl Commercial: "God Made A Farmer"
    Dodge commercial features Paul Harvey's commentary: And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer.God said, "I need somebody willing to get up before dawn,...
  • Drought continues to affect farmers in Midwest
    Drought in the Midwest will affect all of the U.S (Video)
    The drought that has been occurring in the Midwest affects not only farmers and their livelihood, but us as consumers. Although us New Yorkers are far from the scorched pastures, we are not untouchable in terms of our food supply and we may suffer...
  • One tasty peach
    Local foods with Groupon
    Support local foods and use yourGroupon.If you gotthe Cream of the Crop Groupon, you have until September 15 to redeem it. With it you enjoy a 50% discount on local fruits, vegetables and value-added products like salsa.Owner Karen Kruse operates...
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