If you aren’t looking for them, produce stands can blend into the landscape as you drive by.
Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama’s executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.
You may have to be at least 18 to buy cigarettes in the U.S., but children as young as 7 are working long hours in fields harvesting nicotine- and pesticide-laced tobacco leaves under sometimes hazardous and sweltering conditions, according to a report released Wednesday by an international rights group.
WASHINGTON — The fight over renewing the nation’s farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be
Old MacDonald made room for a younger generation of farmers Sunday, plus an estimated 50 to 70 people who wanted to check out their farms. The fairly new Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network coordinated free tours Sept. 29 of Black Creek Farms in Columbus, Beaverdam and High Hope Farms in Cedar Bluff, and Bountiful Harvest Farm in Starkville.
NEW YORK — There’s extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other
For thousands of years, farmers have studied the sky, wondering when the next rain will fall. This growing season, Lowndes County farmers haven’t had to do much wondering.
DES MOINES, Iowa — For decades, country and city interests had come together every few years to pass the farm bill, a measure that provided