Organic growers say they’re more than a niche of the agriculture market, and the group appears to be getting Washington’s attention as they lobby for more input on the 2018 Farm Bill.
How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm
Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his own farm.... more
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The changing face of farming belongs to women and minorities. According to the USDA NASS Census of Agriculture, the number of women principal farm ope... more »
Eating quality, disease resistance and shelf life are the three key talking points in the vegetable seed industry right now, according to industry ins... 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 »
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 »
It was May 27, a Friday, and things were fairly slow at the Fulton Street Farmers' Market. Many stalls were empty, and produce items were few and far ... more »
If you can have sweet corn by the Fourth of July in northern Indiana, you'll grab customers and, if the corn's good enough, you'll keep them for the e... more »
When Pam and Gary Mount bought Terhune Orchards in 1975, they weren't just looking to run a farm. They wanted to create a community gathering place, a... more »
Being manager of a farmers' market isn't easy. Combine that with studying for a master's degree in business, helping out at the family farm on weekend... more »
We had to find a way to stop this thing. So we raised the minimum wage. It was something very un-Republican that we did, but we had to do it. With the... more »
History has been vital to the success of the Round Barn Farm Market. First, there's location. The market is about 8 miles west of Gettysburg, Pa., sit... more »