A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm market business over the past 26 years.
Precaution and prevention are key factors in making sure your farm is properly insured and protected against claims. Mark Epple, a Michigan Farm Bureau Insuranc... more
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Quick quiz: Name a state with more than 5,500 farms, 50 percent growth in agritourism in the last three years and a jump in sales from $26 million in ... more »
Texans are proud of their history. A stroll through the well-lit, well-kept Capitol building in Austin was enough to convince me of that. I might have... more »
When Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced Jan. 31 that USDA was recommending "planting flexibility of fruits, vegetables and wild rice on base... more »
Gro-Moore Farms claims to have the largest John Deere in North America. It's about 18 feet tall and 30 feet long. An "unbelievable" number of people h... more »
The threat of offshore fresh asparagus imports is bringing North American asparagus growers closer together. There are tentative plans to cooperate on... more »
The challenge seemed reasonable and clear. Without unity in the asparagus industry, it won't survive long. said Ron Armstrong, sales president of Hone... more »
Ontario vegetable grower Mike Pastir didn't fall into the farming game by accident. He jumped into it. And the 24-year-old enjoys where he landed, des... more »
It wasn't Jane Gordon Fletcher's fault she got rich. Over the years since her birth in 1901, the value of the family farm near Malvern, Penn., just ke... more »
Maple Mountain Greenhouse and Strawberry Farms has a pretty good motto: "Our berries are so sweet, you'll think we dipped them in sugar." Owner Mark V... more »
This article is the first in a series looking at farmland preservation efforts in a number of states. When modern transportation made it possible for ... more »