Sweetening the bottom line: Tobacco farmers switching to stevia
Until a few years ago, most stevia farming was done overseas.
Aspiring farmers grow in Dirt Works incubator
Nonprofit provides access to equipment, land and business advice in a program that gives apprentices three years to develop skills to make it on their own.
Photographer captures the essence of an organic learning farm in Florida
Thanks to Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Jake Stangel spent two weeks working with his hands, tilling some land — and taking some amazing photographs.
Hipster hen dump: The issue of urban chicken abandonment
NBC tackles the dark side of urban agriculture with a look at the increasing number of chickens being put up for adoption after being abandoned by ‘stupid foodies’ and ‘hipster farmers.’
Has the popularity of quinoa hurt the people who grow it?
The answer, say fair trade experts, can’t simply be ‘business as usual.’
How smart farming is gaining a foothold
Lloyd Treinish, an IBM researcher, makes the case for agriculture that relies on weather-modeling and soil monitoring as ways to stop waste and feed more people.
'Betting The Farm' tells the story of a group of intrepid organic farmers struggling to keep their small Maine dairy farms alive. Learn about how MOO Milk is fighting for a place in your refrigerator.