ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After four decades of farming, Kevin Carley was ready to pass along his dairy operation in central New York. And his son-in-law was eager to take charge. But simply selling an […]
SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — On a windy morning in California’s Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, refrigerator-sized contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on […]
ROME (AP) — The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Dickson Despommier, an Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Microbiology, who has received numerous awards for his work in vertical farming.
SELMA, Calif. (AP) — California’s $44 billion agricultural industry faces a worsening labor shortage as farmworkers age and fewer migrants from Mexico come to replace them.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California wildlife officials say a pond proposed for disposing of toxic water from agriculture in the state’s Central Valley could harm wildlife and needs more review.
(AP) – The gap between federal funding for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment is growing, and critics fear it will jeopardize schools’ independence. A recent study by the Washington-based environmental group […]