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
Roots Up has designed a greenhouse to collect dew in Gondar, Ethiopia, as part of a scheme to help local farmers with low-tech solutions.