Upstream farmers can’t just stop using fertilizer all together. Researchers are looking at plant-based strategies to help mitigate the dead zone.
While the dilapidated barn might be a nuisance for farmers, reclaimed barn wood is a hot decorating trend from Manhattan to Manhattan Beach
A new study supports planting perennial grasses on current cropland as a way to reduce nutrient loss from farm fields.
Rivers are unpredictable and they can’t always be contained. That can leave farmers and residents of the floodplain in the midst of a confusing situation.
Nebraska irrigates more farmland than any state and a lot of that water is pumped from underground. A new program may help both farmers and endangered species.
When the garden doesn't grow, Phil Christenson isn't able to donate. Foods in the Jewish tradition. And, farmers' pocketbooks are strained by property taxes.
Some states base property tax rates on income potential. Others go by rental rates or recent land sales. However they’re calculated, the results are similar.
We look at the business relationships behind a local burger. No meat on our eggplant and cabbage tacos. And, is wet weather new normal for Midwestern summers?
Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.
In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.
New research indicates that soil is eroding from farms much faster than previously thought.
According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland is decreasing.
The price of corn expected to free fall this year, which has many farmers considering the cost of renting and planting this season.
Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.
Farmers feel the pressure of feeding a growing global population and protecting the soil necessary to do that—all while operating a viable business.
To avoid a looming hunger crisis, experts say it's critical to boost the viability of food we already have by improving access and distribution.
With Congress tackling a new farm bill this spring, farmers may end up with access to fewer dollars for conservation.
Farmers throughout the Great Plains are preparing for what could be a tough growing season. Limited irrigation resources pose a particular problem in Colorado.
The global area farmed organically has expanded by 300 percent since 1999, but the United States lags behind the curve.
It's a Thanksgiving celebration today! We visit Schacht Farm to see how the birds live before we prepare the perfect Thanksgiving bird with Chef Daniel Orr.