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.
President Obama unveils 'climate hubs' to help farmers and rural communities
February 5, 2014, 10:55 a.m. by John Platt
The 7 regional hubs will provide scientific information about climate change, drought, flood, fire and pests.
Nut job: Thieves are stealing California walnuts by the truckload
January 22, 2014, 10:39 a.m. by John Platt
Soaring prices have made walnuts, almonds and other nuts a tempting target.
Back to school: Prince William to study agriculture
January 2, 2014, 1:05 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Duke of Cambridge will take 10-week course focused on agriculture management in the UK.
Power plant to create electricity from waste wood (with no burning involved)
December 28, 2013, 8:36 a.m. by Sami Grover
A new power plant in England will convert landfill waste wood into a cleaner-burning fuel. It's progress, but some critics have concerns.
James Cameron talks 'Avatar' sequels, farm life in New Zealand
December 16, 2013, 10:28 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Director agrees to shoot next 3 'Avatar' films in New Zealand, giving the country a potential boost of more than $400 million.
Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food?
December 14, 2013, 8:56 a.m. by John Platt
We can thank 3 books published in the 1940s for today's organic produce.
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