Stories in Category "Technology, Engineering & Innovation"

Innovative Software Helps in the Classroom and the Field

Innovative Software Helps in the Classroom and the Field

Innovative software helps farmers manage risk and teaches high school students learn
Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

Nichols Farms is known internationally for using innovative techniques in producing beef more efficiently. Dave Nichols has been in the cattle business fo....
Scientist Gets World Food Prize For Wheat Advances

Scientist Gets World Food Prize For Wheat Advances

Sanjaya Rajaram is credited with developing 480 wheat varieties that have been released in 51 countries on six continents.
Recording The Oral Histories Of Those Who Farm

Recording The Oral Histories Of Those Who Farm

Preserving early farming practices through oral histories.
Italian Farmer Fights for Right to Use GMOs

Italian Farmer Fights for Right to Use GMOs

An EU farmer sues the Italian government for the right to plant GMO seeds.
Water Flows Uphill? Maybe, in California Drought

Water Flows Uphill? Maybe, in California Drought

State water engineers say using pumps to reverse the flow of the aqueduct would be a first in a drought. It would also be a complex engineering challenge ....
The Changing Face of Commodity Trading

The Changing Face of Commodity Trading

Open outcry was the rule for nearly 150 years at the world's oldest futures exchange. In 2007, that all changed when the Chicago Mercantile Exchange mer....
GMO Controversy Continues

GMO Controversy Continues

As Europe becomes more receptive to genetically modified foods, the dialogue continues in the U.S. regarding regulatory oversight.
Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution

Small rural communities faced with expensive solutions to providing clean water are looking at alternatives that are aimed at prevention rather than treat....
Drones Give an Elevated Perspective to Agriculture

Drones Give an Elevated Perspective to Agriculture

Technological advancements have unleashed amazing inventions in recent years. It’s doubtful any single device has made a bigger impact – or been more wid....
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