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  • 'There was just some hard hittin' going on'

    Matt Jenkins visits the annual Combine Demolition Derby in the tiny farming town of Lind, Wash.

  • A New Green Revolution

    In Montana’s dying farm country, "vanguard agriculture" is putting people back to work on the land

  • A quest for the world’s finest pinot noir

    Brian Doyle’s new book, The Grail, lives up to its lively subtitle as it describes “a year ambling and shambling through an Oregon vineyard in pursuit of the best pinot noir in the whole wild world.”

  • Agriculture gets a half-step greener

    Protected Harvest is a nonprofit that offers certification to farmers who are interested in more eco-friendly practices, but not willing to become organic

  • Apple growers become patrons of science

    Washington's apple growers contribute $2 million to research this year.

  • Backbreaking work props up 'sustainable' crops

    California farmworkers fight for stricter regulations on hand weeding, only to find themselves at odds with organic farmers.

  • Bees don't grow on trees

    Honeybees are in trouble, and so are the farmers who depend on them for pollination, especially in California’s almond orchards

  • Biotech companies engineer a ‘superweed’

    A genetically engineered form of creeping bentgrass, designed to be resistant to the herbicide Roundup, could creep from the golf courses it’s intended for to nearby public lands

  • Bringing back the small family farm

    A handbook called "Rebirth of the Small Family Farm," by Bob and Bonnie Gregson, offers advice for would-be organic farmers.

  • Bringing back the small family farm

    A handbook called "Rebirth of the Small Family Farm," by Bob and Bonnie Gregson, offers advice for would-be organic farmers.

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