The 39,000 irrigation wells in Kansas pump long and hard in growing season. If you want a visual for that much water, picture Niagara Falls.
The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
The 24 teens in the program all sweat in the field. But they also transform the harvest into products like ketchup and become marketers of their business.
Farmers feel the pressure of feeding a growing global population and protecting the soil necessary to do that—all while operating a viable business.
A pig virus previously found only in Asia and Europe has moved to the United States, killing pigs in 15 states, including Indiana.
The Smithsonian is now working on 8,000-square-foot “American Enterprise” exhibition that will explore agriculture’s connection to finance, science and retail.
Join us for a tour of one-of-a-kind Eden Farms and learn about their hydroponic farming that grows basil, arugula, and watercress year-round.
"The Chile Woman" Susan Welsand was able to install a 5.2 kilowatt array of solar panels after a tornado uprooted several old-growth trees on her farm.
Cow tail docking as a practice was introduced in the New Zealand dairy industry in the early 1900s.
Food is not a talking point this election season. Christine Barbour speculates why. We visit Creekbend Vineyard, and Chef Daniel Orr makes persimmon pudding.
Nebraska irrigates more acres of farmland than any other state in the nation. Kansas is also near the top.
Hydroponics involves growing plants without dirt. Plants receive nutrients from water solutions that drip directly into the root system.
About 2 million acres of Aquamax corn were planted across the Corn Belt this year, making it the first drought-resistant lineup to be widely available.
Farm-based tourism attractions like “u-pick” berry patches, wine tastings, dude ranches and guided hunting trips have operated in the region for years.
Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.
Chipotle claims to sell "food with integrity." But are there limits to how ethical a chain restaurant can be?
For many Midwesterners, wind is an occasional nuisance. For farmers, though, the wind’s impact can be huge — drying out crops and eroding topsoil.
It’s spring along the Missouri River in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas, and farmers are back on the land, trying to fix what nature broke.
With farmers expected to put in more acres of corn than they have since the Great Depression, this fall’s harvest could be one for the record books.
We’ll talk with our panelists about how they’ll make sure the bounty of this season's farm products make it onto your table.