How to Revolutionize Agriculture with Blockchain Technology
Blockchain technology has garnered a lot of attention in numerous industries and farming is no exception. While cryptocurrency may seem incompatible with agribusinesses, this is not the case. Blockchain technology works by decentralizing transactions and their records. Most record-keeping systems are consolidated such as in [...]
Get the Facts About Food and Agriculture
On one of my flights earlier this year, I sat next to a lady who wanted to have a conversation.
Why USMCA is So Important to Agriculture
Mexico is by far Arizona’s best trade partner, followed closely by Canada and China is a solid third.
The future of food and agriculture: Trends and challenges
The future of food and agriculture: Trends and challenges The report sheds some light on the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and throughout the 21st century, and provides some insights as to what is at stake and what needs to be done. What emerges is that “business as usual” is no longer an option but calls for major transformations in agricultural systems, in rural economies and in how we manage our natural resources.
Why AB1066 is bad for California agriculture.
Almond Girl Jenny is a 4th generation California farmer, blogging about her adventures in farming, family and an occasional nutty recipe.
Five Reasons Why Youth Should Choose Agriculture
What type of career do you aspire to have? Do you want to be an artist, a business person, or a policymaker? Or, have you ever wanted to become a farmer? I would not be surprised if you said no.
Tips for Managing Your Agricultural Organization’s Workforce
From a payroll perspective, agriculture is a deceptively tricky field to master. To help you avoid fees, fatalities, and faux pas, here is a general guide on what you need to do to ensure that your workforce is safe and compliant. Know the Age Limit Each state has its own definition of how old …
What Can the Agriculture Industry do to Revive Interest?
The agriculture industry is struggling to build and maintain its workforce. With some farmers working 11 hours per day seven days a week, many are desperate for more farmhands. Unfortunately, not many Americans are interested in the job. Instead, they expect grocery store shelves to [...]
What Is 'Cellular Agriculture' and Can it Help Feed the World?
Scientists are looking to “cellular agriculture” as a means to produce food from cell culture as one more way to feed a growing world population.
Nebraska Agricultural Land Values Decline an Average of 10%
The southeast district saw the largest decline at 15% averaged across all land classes.
How agriculture has shaped the State of Minnesota
This Week in Range History Long before statehood, humans secured a living from the land in what is now Minnesota. Native peoples planted and harvested crops even as they shaped an environment favorable for hunting and gathering. With the arrival of territorial interests in 1849, fundamental changes in the way people used the land began. Among the most significant were the introduction of legal title and…
Five Top Trends Driving Change in Agriculture
Tools, technology and a changing workforce are driving changes in the agriculture landscape.
Women in agriculture: Cooking their way to empowerment and visibility
An ILO initiative in north Lebanon is training women on food preparation and marketing, to help them make a living, market excess produce, and carve a visible role for themselves in the agricultural sector.
Earth Day: Agriculture is an Essential Part of the Climate Solution
By Hannah Packman, NFU Communications Coordinator On the 49th annual celebration of Earth Day, National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the existential threat that climate change poses to Ameri…
Fresno County Leads California as Top Agricultural County
Fresno County has now officially become the top agricultural county in California and the U.S. for the first since 2013 after the release...
USDA Releases 10-Year Agricultural Projections
Marked shifts occur – most notably strong global demand for soybeans is expected to induce soybean plantings that exceed corn acreage.
Why This City Kid Has a Big Heart for Agriculture
In this conversation article we’re about to find out why Jim Manos believes converts are agriculture’s best advocates.
How Precision Agriculture is Evolving
Fargo, ND has grown itself into a powerhouse for start-up businesses and technology. Now, a new local initiative is combining the area’s agriculture roots with its tech and entrepreneurial-focused mindsets to help drive the future of agriculture.
20 technologies changing agriculture
Agriculture technology is changing rapidly, here's a look at 20 trends shaping the industry.
To Every Stephen, Justin and Tom: The Top 10 Things to Know About Agriculture
With one of the longest federal election campaigns in our history in front of us, it’s reasonable to expect all sectors, including agriculture, will get an unusual amount of attention Right now, as that campaign revs up, those who want to lead our country are still getting their sea legs. To help, here are some agri-food morsels for candidates at all levels to chew on in advance of the October 19 vote. 1. Almost all farms are family farms. Many of your constituents…