Although a plethora of studies have been released linking the use of certain pesticides with human health concerns like infertility, cancer, birth defects, and ADHD, many consumers are still wary of the cost that comes with purchasing organic food.
Joe Greco, who's been churning out cookies and cakes for 27 years, usually uses about 600 pounds of liquid eggs a week at his bakery near Chicago.
Vintners who boast their product is all natural are drawing ire from Big Wine
It was another great day for pulling honey. This was the second pull of the season and it was a doozie. About two hundred pounds from 9 hives. The farm is home to sixteen hives, seventeen if the lazy boy recliner chair is counted.
A vegetable garden can do more than save you money -- it can save the world. In this talk, Roger Doiron shows how gardens can re-localize our food and feed our growing population. (hattip Greg Peterson, The Urban Farm)
While the United States grapples with the effectiveness and morality of military drone strikes, Europe is seeking to reap the benefits of bringing the remotely piloted aircraft into civilian life.
It's going to be another awesome weekend. There are a few market closures to tell you about and Tonopah Rob will be pulling honey for the second time this season
The ROI (return on investment) of a home garden can be $1,000 a year and $30/hour.
"The government is exhibiting its pro-industry stance by pushing for unneeded, unwanted and unsafe GMOs in our farming"
Over the last few months, more than 15 million chickens and turkeys have been infected with a deadly form of avian influenza, according to the latest numbers from the Department of Agriculture, and the country's bird disease experts can't figure
Gardening is fun and it's all the more so if you involve your kids.
How's this for urban progress: According to The Guardian, all rooftops on new buildings built in commercial zones in France must now be either partially covered in plants or fitted with solar panels. This decree went into place early March, 2015.
In the next two years robots will be used to bolster police forces patrolling malls and other public areas.
Iowa has another five probable cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on the table in commercial poultry farms in Osceola, O'Brien, and Sioux Counties in northwest Iowa, says Bill Northey, the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.
A new company is hoping to reverse deforestation by using drones to plant trees. The company, BioCarbon Engineering, plans to disperse seedlings using drones, which could plant up to one billion trees per year.
Manned missions beyond Earth orbit face the rather important problem of how to feed the crew and maintain the capsule environment for years on end without any resupply from home.
Is it possible that an indoor farm in the Miyagi prefecture in Japan housed in a former Sony factory could revolutionize the future of agriculture? It certainly looks like an exciting possibility.
Factory farms are taking over more and more of this nation's livestock production. Although some public health issues associated with livestock raised on factory farms are well known,
Remember ethanol? Once America's magic elixir for energy independence, the biofuel has spent a few years out of the national limelight.
You might've heard that if there's one food you shouldn't be buying in the middle of California's drought, it's almonds.
Globally, water demand is threatening to dangerously outpace supply, while in the US, dry states such as Texas and California are suffering from shortages and the future forebodes more suffering. For the North American shale boom, the lack of water i
After glyphosate was recently linked to cancer, could this be the end for Monsanto?
But no one knows about it
Not so long ago, US farmland - whose prices were until recently rising exponentially - was considered by many to be the next asset bubble.
30+ Leading Experts In Backyard Food Production Will Help You Become Free Of Supermarkets and Drugstores
This is a reminder to check out the market closures this weekend. We're having an Easter Egg Sale. Tonopah Rob has lowered the sale price of the eggs for Easter. Check out the new lower price, it's all on the web site.
When to plant, when to harvest, and more
Farmers have nearly always relied on the skills of wise old sheepdogs when it comes to rounding up their flock. But it seems that the role of a sheepdog could now be facing the unlikeliest of threats – a drone.
Roots Up has designed a greenhouse for use in hot, dry climates that collects dew for irrigating the crops inside