Rural communities are counted on to help feed, clothe, house, and provide energy to a growing global population. From the farm bill to the farmstead, our team is here to keep you up to date on the latest agriculture news.
“Food Power Politics” shows how food was used both as a weapon against and a shield for Mississippi’s Black communities during the 1960s, and how these forces are still at work today.
More than three-quarters of female farm workers have experienced sexual harassment at work. U.S. lawmakers can and should do more to protect them, say researchers.
Interstate negotiations on the Colorado River water allotments have added to tensions around the state’s limited water resources.
Many rural communities of color lack access to safe drinking water. This year’s Farm Bill could finally change this.
Students at Walla Walla Community College in rural Washington learn how to support the valley’s wine-making economy. And they’re doing it straight from the grapevine.
Developing solar projects that allow for agricultural use under the photovoltaic panels could answer concerns about the loss of usable land in the service of renewable energy.
Small-scale farmers in developing nations and U.S. are on the front lines of climate change. They need more support, says Root Capital.
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A California Fish and Wildlife program compensates ranchers working in wolf country for lost livestock, predator-deterrent tools, and most recently, the stress effect on cattle living near wolves that results in reduced weight and breeding problems.
With wolves back on the landscape in this part of northern Colorado, domestic dogs might prove to be one of this rancher’s most valuable tools.
Farmers look for love in the most recent iteration of ‘Farmer Wants A Wife,’ a reality dating show with a distinctly rural flavor.
Locklear’s new book explores how narratives around Appalachian food have informed – or more often, misinformed – the public’s perception of a diverse, nuanced region of the country.
Most forests contain a tea party’s worth of medicinal herbs, if only you know where to look and how to use them.