Christine Tailer enjoys 21st-century creature comforts in her off-the-grid life. High-tech ag startups earn billions. Lemonade on steroids, with Chef Orr.
Investment in food and agriculture technology startups reached $4.6 billion in 2015. The leading driver of that growth was investment in drones and robotics.
In the past few years, Monsanto has purchased weather analysis companies and big data firms. The company now wants to buy the Swiss chemical company, Syngenta.
Michael Farrell talks about the future of maple sugaring. Tim Burton ages his syrups for enhanced flavor. Two bread bakers balance precision with creativity.
While some farmers see drones as a way to help their bottom line, others see them as a potential invasion of privacy.
It's collaboration not competition for Indiana wineries. Potato leek soup with Chef Daniel Orr. The back story of the Ball Jar. Drones skirt 'ag-gag' laws.
Reaction to Will Potter’s plan in farm country has ranged from anger, invitations to visit the farms, and warnings about the drones becoming target practice.
Believe it or not, it's time for farmers markets! Robin Hobson gives us a behind-the-scenes view. And, will the wacky winter weather impact wild edibles?
Unmanned aerial vehicles aren’t just for spies or for the battlefield. Farmers all over the country think drones can give them a leg up, too.