Home  »  Special Sections  »  Seed & Row Crop

No-till gives farmer an advantage
No-till gives farmer an advantage
Spangle, Wash., farmer Bob Sievers is finding success in switching to no-till farming from conventional farming. Sievers hopes to further increase the diversiification of his farm with cover crops and crop rotations.

Featured Stories

Farm switches from potatoes, keeps name
Farm switches from potatoes, keeps name
It may be called Better Tater Farm, but it grows mainly alfalfa and Timothy hay.
Farmer grows diverse crops near Toppenish
Farmer grows diverse crops near Toppenish
Family farm prospers, but dry year could be a concern.
Farm continues in spite of tragic setbacks
Farm continues in spite of tragic setbacks
Inaba family overcomes internment and other roadblocks to become successful farmers.
Organic lifestyle a good fit for couple
Organic lifestyle a good fit for couple
A couple makes a transition from the back to the land movement to organic farming.
Farm flourishes over the generations
Farm flourishes over the generations
Brosi Sugar Tree Farms grows vegetables, berries and sells half of crop to U-pickers.
No-till saves the day for valley farmers
No-till saves the day for valley farmers
Ruddenklaus give no-till a try and find it works wonders for their farm.
Seed crops take special knowledge, grower says
Seed crops take special knowledge, grower says
The Rasgorshek farm grows a wide variety of crops, including several seed crops.
Atchley Farm grows certified seed potatoes
Atchley Farm grows certified seed potatoes
The Atchley farm grows certified seed potatoes and other crops in eastern Idaho.
Interest brewing in Oregon barley variety
Interest brewing in Oregon barley variety
The Sayers are growing a special variety of barley, developed by Oregon State University, that is drawing attention from craft brewers.
Editor’s Note
So often the term "family farm" is applied to agriculture. The implication is that such farms are similar. White similarities do exists, the differences among the farms add great texture to the meaning.