The nation’s farms are in a tailspin.In 2015, the U.S. produced about a third of the world’s corn, soybeans, cotton, wheat and other crops, according to the Agriculture Department.The nation is losing farmland to drought and disease, as well as to urban development.There are more than 1 million acres of farmland in the U-District, the […]
A documentary about the cottonwood farming operation that’s been accused of animal abuse and neglect has been withdrawn by its director after she allegedly posted a photo of herself in a lab coat with her hands over her eyes.The California Agricultural Technology Institute, a nonprofit, had been scheduled to host the documentary on Friday.But on […]
The most common way to identify mystical farming stocks is to look at the numbers on their websites.And a look at their numbers shows that they’re doing quite well.In fact, there’s a correlation between mystical agriculture stocks and growth in agricultural commodity prices.The data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, a government agency […]
The world is awash in drones, from the ubiquitous Predator drones to the military-grade drones that the U.S. military uses for surveillance and reconnaissance, to the $25 million Predator Reaper drones that can fly as far as 2,000 miles.The Predator drone, which was first used in the 1980s to track and destroy Soviet aircraft, was […]
Agriculture stocks in the United States are at their lowest level in years.And some producers are struggling with high production costs.But a number of farmers and companies are offering crop insurance to cover crop losses and help farmers with financial pressures. (AP)
Can you find organic foods in a store?Can you choose organic foods that meet your nutritional needs?Are you comfortable choosing a product that contains organic ingredients?Can organic foods be purchased without harming the environment?Are you ready to discover organic foods and how to make informed choices about them?Are there any other benefits to eating organic […]
What do you think about the drought?Do you think this is a good or bad thing?What are your thoughts on the drought in California?Share your thoughts below.