Yep, you read it right. Consuming this spice certainly can turn your life around. But what spice could possibly cause such a drastic change on your life, you ask? That would be turmeric. Turmeric originated in India and surrounding regions thousands of years ago and has been known to contain many health benefits. This medicinal […]
Chickens are a wonderful addition to a garden, but without close supervision they can destroy the crops within it. Chickens are scavengers and will eat anything that they can get a hold of, and the crops grown in gardens are a very fine target for them. But because of their scavenger tendencies, it’s extremely beneficial […]
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. New Technology Brings Star Wars–Style Desert Moisture Farming a Step Closer Luke Skywalker wasn’t just a farmer. In the original 1977 Star Wars film, the lead character was desperate to leave his home planet of Tatooine, where his family […]
It’s humbling to know that those people still exist today, just like this man in the video. He noticed a pelican in need with a fishing wire wrapped around its beak. He could tell that it was struggling so with enough caution, he hurriedly came to its rescue. The man was able to grab the […]
A third-generation Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring that was lost by a newly widowed man roughly 15 years ago.
While any donation is appreciated by food bank patrons, there are some items that are in high demand at the food bank that some people may not realize are needed.
An organic farmer from Ontario, Canada posted a video showing how he refills the tank in his manure dispenser.
Dodge Ram created an advertisement for the 2013 Superbowl featuring a speech delivered by radio broadcaster Paul Harvey at the 1978 Future Farmers of America convention. Although the ad is now 3 years old and the Harvey’s speech was delivered more than 38 years ago, the one thing that remains constant is the incontestable work ethic of […]
Imagine a Preschool where children are encouraged to interact with animals and plants, and are equipped with life skills that allow them to to grow their own food. Gabriele Capobianco, Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta, Jonathan Lazar, and Davide Troiani, did just that and won the first prize in the AWR International Ideas Competition in early 2016. The Italian team […]
At a Senate panel hearing on consolidation and competition in the U.S. seed and agrochemical industry, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, expressed his concerns about the implications for U.S. farmers that the proposed $66 billion merger of German medicine and farm-chemical maker Bayer with the American seed and weed-killer […]