Viva Farms is a "farm incubator" in Washington's Skagit Valley that helps aspiring cash-poor farmers like Nelida Martinez start and successfully operate their own businesses.
by Jennifer Langston,
Nov 28, 2011
Ranchers battle gigantic meatpackers to get a fair price for cattle in a changing economy.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Mar 21, 2011
Farmers in Nebraska are feeling the pressure from groups that demand better treatment for animals on factory farms.
by Pete Letheby,
Mar 15, 2012
In dry eastern Washington, small farmers resent a corporate feedlot’s access to scarce water supplies.
by Cally Carswell,
Oct 19, 2009
Canadian farmer Gary Lewis, fed up with the failures of synthetic fertilizer, has invented a system called Bio-Agtive Emissions Technology, a tractor add-on that recycles diesel emissions into fertilizer.
by Marian Lyman Kirst,
May 23, 2012
Sarahlee Lawrence and Amy Ridout are part of a wave of young farmers determined to remake the American food system.
by Sarah Gilman,
Nov 27, 2011
There just aren't enough slaughterhouses for small poultry farms in Oregon and other Western states.
by Carla A. Wise,
Jan 26, 2011