The 2012 Census of Agriculture showed a sharp decline in the number of small farms nationally and regionally, probably because the recession brought economic reality home to roost. But interest in farming shows no sign of wavering.
Ranchers and farmers, particularly those over 50, grew up watching James Drury as "The Virginian" on
Columnist Ryan Taylor tells it like it is in rural America.
Phillip Raines and his family keep bees. Raines, who has been a beekeeper for 15 years, manages about 600 hives.
A nematologist and plant pathologist based in Parma, Idaho, is a leader in the use of variable-rate fumigation to control nematodes. Instead of fumigating entire fields, this approach involves testing soil in 1- or 2-acre grids and then applying...
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