U. of Kansas turns matchmaker to save rural businesses
August 19, 2014, 4:15 p.m. by Sami Grover
Program matches older rural business owners with younger, would-be entrepreneurs.
James Cameron's New Zealand land grab nears 4000 acres
July 1, 2014, 11:23 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
'Avatar' director adds some new large parcels to his growing farming empire on New Zealand's North Island.
'Burt's Buzz' documentary reveals life of reclusive Burt's Bees co-founder
June 19, 2014, 11:20 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Burt Shavitz, who lives on 37 acres in rural Maine, says staying connected to the land he loves is all that matters now.
Could a medicine used to treat gout also save our citrus?
June 9, 2014, 4:13 p.m. by John Platt
New research could stop the spread of citrus greening, a disease that is killing Florida's oranges.
There's got to be a better way to turn ag waste into paper
June 2, 2014, 9:09 a.m. by Shea Gunther
And design professor Eric Benson plans to find it. Find out how he got started on his mission and what the future holds for his new project, Fresh Press paper.
Rice farmer breaks records using soil-friendly cultivation
May 16, 2014, 4:47 p.m. by Sami Grover
A rice farmer in Southern India is claiming yields 4 times the average, while using less fertilizer than conventional farmers.
How can large-scale solar power reduce pressure on farm land?
May 2, 2014, 10:36 a.m. by Sami Grover
Utility-scale solar power requires a lot of land. But there are ways to work around that problem.
James Cameron expands farming empire with winery purchase
February 14, 2014, 5:06 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Director adds to his already substantial land holdings in New Zealand and California with various purchases on Vancouver Island.