Part of the problem in filling these jobs is location. Many recent college grads look to major cities for their first jobs, not the rural Midwest.
It’s just one more chapter in a long line of agricultural speculative bubbles, from emus to chinchillas to Berkshire hogs to Dutch tulips.
There’s no such thing as a government-sanctioned certification for organic marijuana in large part, because growing or using marijuana is still a federal crime.
Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.
Oogie McGuire sends and receives sheep from across the U.S., one way to ensure that her flock and others are getting new blood.
In their simple farm clothes, it can be easy to forget the women are nuns - save for the fact they still wear the familiar fitted white coif.
Voters in Colorado resoundingly rejected the labeling of foods that contain the derivatives of genetically modified – or GMO – crops.
On Election Day, GMOs are a hot topic in Colorado, Oregon and Maui.
Agritourism is becoming bigger business all over the Midwest, with more than 2,000 farms boasting some kind of agritourism.
For first-timers, the prospect of hopping on the back of a sheep for a wild ride can stir a range of emotions.
Farmers markets continue to grow. Community gardens are now mainstream. The next extension of that is to actually get onto a working farm and participate.
While the conversation about hemp in the U.S. currently focuses on legal issues, our neighbor to the north anxiously waits to talk business.
Colorado farmers that depend on water are scrambling to repair flood-damaged irrigation networks in time for the crucial spring planting season.
Colorado’s marijuana regulators, essentially, have to create a new state-run food safety system to ensure that the now-legal THC-infused foods are safe.
Two types of candy today: Nut brittle satisfies your sweet tooth and cherry tomatoes are the candy of the garden. More ideas for using your garden's bounty.
Thanks to Jared Polis, the effort to label genetically modified foods is going federal.
Mississippi has the highest obesity rate while Colorado has the lowest. Indiana is one of the 12 states with an obesity rate over 30 percent.
Untreated water and outdated machines contributed to a listeria outbreak that killed 30 people in September.
This weekend in Denver, Colorado, breweries large and small competed at the Great American Beer Festival to show they had the hops.
Can a restaurant only charge donations for organic food and survive in today's economy? Denver's SAME Café does just that.