Farm
A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes or an area of water that is devoted primarily to aquacultural processes, in order to produce and manage such commodities ...
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Sundrop Farms ABC Landline Coverage
ABC's Landline reporter Pru Adams presents an in-depth report on Sundrop Farms' Port Augusta facility in April 2012.
Illinois Community Helps Carl Bates, A Farmer With Terminal Cancer, Reap Harvest
You could say it was a cream-of-the-crop yield for a farmer and his family in rural Illinois. Carl Bates, a farmer in the close-knit community of Galva, was unable to reap his own harvest because of a...
Giant Pumpkin Breaks North American Record At Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival
A North American record is broken right here in Wisconsin! It happened at the Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival, and you can imagine the winner was pretty excited to be awarded alongside his humongous...
Mutant Plant Munches TNT, Could Help Solve Cleanup Problems
A new study suggests that a mutant variety of a cabbage relative thrives on TNT, pointing the way to a potentially elegant solution for millions of acres of contaminated land. The plant, Arabidopsis t...
A Warm Dip Makes Tomatoes Flavorful
When Jinhe Bai, a research plant physiologist with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, tastes a tomato with his eyes closed, his taste buds aren’t electrified by something vibrant and flavorful as one migh...
Risk Of Food Shortages To Rise With Climate Change
A new report found that extreme weather in the coming decades will have an increasingly strong impact on global food supplies. The chances of food shortages and extreme price hikes could triple by 204...
Okay, Um, So, Uh, What Exactly Is All This Fuss Over GMOs?
There's a lot of talk about genetically-modified food. Here's a primer if you're not quite sure what the heck is going on.
Monsanto’s coming up with an alternative to GMOs
Sharpen your talons, Monsanto haters. Everyone’s favorite biotech company is cooking up a new GMO alternative, and it’s just begging to be crucified. The new technology, called BioDirect, is a kind of...
Pesticides: More Toxic Than Previously Thought?
Insecticides that are sprayed in orchards and fields across North America may be more toxic to spiders than scientists previously believed. A McGill research team reached this conclusion after looking...
Cutting Carbon Emissions Could Have Indirect Effects On Hunger
As many of the world’s nations prepare and implement plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say another critical factor needs to be considered. A new study has found for the first time tha...
The Solution To Feeding The World's Growing Population Doesn't Require Any Sunlight Or Soil
The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no longer meet the demands of all those hungry bellies? ...
Threats To Soil Productivity Threaten Food Security
In a review of recent scientific literature, the article, titled "Soil and Human Security in the 21st Century," outlines threats to soil productivity -- and, in turn, food production -- due to soil er...
South Africa’s first black diamond truffle discovered
Discovery on plantation ends farmer’s nine-year quest to cultivate one of the most expensive delicacies in the world
Farm (revenue commutation)
Farming is a technique of financial management, namely the process of commuting (changing), by its assignment by legal contract to a third party, a future uncertain revenue stream into fixed and cert...
Agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinals and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key d...
Agriculture - Wikipedia
Dairy farming
Dairy farming is a class of agriculture for long-term production of milk, which is processed (either on the farm or at a dairy plant, either of which may be called a dairy) for eventual sale of a dair...
Dairy farming - Wikipedia
Prison farm
A prison farm or work camp is a large correctional facility where penal labor convicts are put to economical use in a 'farm' (in the wide sense of a productive unit), usually for manual labor, largely...
Prison farm - Wikipedia
Agricultural machinery
Agricultural machinery is machinery used in the operation of an agricultural area or farm.
With the coming of the Industrial Revolution and the development of more complicated machines, farming me...
Agricultural machinery - Wikipedia
Farm museum
A farm museum is a museum based on a historical farm and its buildings, presenting agricultural history. Often the farm is still a working farm, for demonstration and educational purposes.See List of ...
Farm museum - Wikipedia
Illinois Community Helps Carl Bates, A Farmer With Terminal Cancer, Reap Harvest
You could say it was a cream-of-the-crop yield for a farmer and his family in rural Illinois. Carl Bates, a farmer in the close-knit community of Galva, was unable to reap his own harvest because of a...