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Alabama farmer has the blues
Steve Reynolds does all the maintenance — the planting, pruning, cutting and weeding. He’s a one-man show.

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New commissioner specializes in growing food barley
New commissioner specializes in growing food barley
The Idaho Barley Commission has appointed a new commissioner to represent Northern Idaho.
Farmers, ranchers selling to hungry consumers
Some small farmers say Wyoming now has the best local artisan food law in the country, the Food Freedom Act.
PNW cherry harvest enters final stretch
PNW cherry harvest enters final stretch
Cherry growers in the Pacific Northwest have enjoyed relatively good weather and fruit quality, but crop compression kept prices and grower returns low in mid-season.
Boutique farm cycles water from fish tanks to vegetable beds
Most of the farming is done in a newly constructed 3,000-square-foot aquaponics-generated greenhouse.
U.S. dairymen fare better than global counterparts
U.S. dairymen fare better than global counterparts
Large global inventories and weak demand will stretch out the rough patch for dairymen, but most of the major exporting regions have put the brakes on milk production.
Western Growers seeks start-up companies for new innovation center
Western Growers seeks start-up companies for new innovation center
Western Growers is offering "scholarships" for start-up companies to rent space in its new Center for Innovation and Technology, where companies work to develop new products and services to meet agriculture's most pressing needs.
Idaho farm groups join national effort to end trade ban on Cuba
Idaho farm groups join national effort to end trade ban on Cuba
Idaho ag groups have joined a national effort to convince Congress to loosen trade and travel bans to Cuba. Gov. Butch Otter, a farmer and rancher, will chair the state coalition.
Farmers lobbying for the right to fix own tractors
Nebraska is one of four states to consider legislation that would require manufacturers to make diagnostic, service and technical information available to farmers and independent repair technicians.

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