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.
After she feeds her chickens, Gretchen Sigmund Marks uses the burlap feed sacks to make collages.
With his 30 hives, Rob Green brings plenty of experience to the classes he teaches at the Indiana Beekeeping School.
Food costs more than it did this time last year, and the effects are hitting the consumer.
Reaching for a frozen bird at the local market? Think again -- sustainable varieties of turkey are likely near where you are.
The median age of American farmers is currently 57, and rising. Soon, they're going to retire--and young farmers face incredible challenges in taking over.
Some of the oldest community-supported agriculture programs started in Japan in the 1960's but the movement is just taking off in several nearby countries.
The number of CSA farms has grown enormously since 2007, as farmers, consumers and litigators are beginning to see them as a solution to many social problems.
Fighting weeds is probably the biggest challenge for organic farmers. Rachel Beyer and Ben Smith of Stranger's Hill Organics give some tips.
It's a finite underground mineral deposit. Its availability influences food security. And the world is running out. Think it's oil? Actually, it's phosphorus.
"Farm Together Now" profiles the people who are experimenting with solutions to the broken American food system.
Salem Willard will represent the rural chicken farmer. Steven Janowiecki will represent the urban chicken farmer. Then, we prepare the perfect roast chicken.