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 […]
A new farm stand in Encinitas, San Diego, California is helping to make locally grown, organic produce more readily available and affordable for those who are struggling. The weekly Farm Stand has a “pay what you can afford” philosophy, and is run by the non-profit Coastal Roots Farm. Coastal Roots Farm, conceived and funded by the […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is holding summits to promote the role of lesbian farmers as a part of its “Rural Pride” campaign. The agency is working with singer and LGBT activist Cyndi Lauper for a “day of conversation” about the struggles of gay and transgender individuals in rural America. The agency says its wants […]
Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It is commonly used in Asian food. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, butters, and cheeses. While it does have a long history of […]
This 75-year-old is a HUGE fan of Prince and decided to honor him when he died a few months ago. He created a massive tribute to the singer: A football field-sized version of the musician’s iconic “love symbol,” plowed into a corn field. He was subsequently referred to in the media as “The Artist Formerly Known as […]