posted on April 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM
Native Americans join the fracas over a proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline. A pair of private reports praise and pan the outlook for the next generation of ethanol. Savvy entrepreneurs discover a lucrative market for “greens and gills”...
posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:53 PM
Here's another reason to be thankful this holiday season — the cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is down slightly from last year.
posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:49 PM
This year's Michigan apple crop is expected to be 10 times as plentiful as last year's puny output.
posted on April 5, 2013 at 7:15 PM
Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields. The threat of flooding returns to Fargo, while the rest of the nation contends with drought. Spring is in the air, but urban entrepreneurs are taking...
posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:23 PM
PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Frank Kipe thought he had everything he
needed to launch a business selling what he described as the
world's most expensive ice cream: two Jersey cows, a 10-acre farm
and an old barn.
posted on March 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM
Agricultural tourism or "agritourism," as it's commonly known, offers an increasingly viable alternative for improving the income and sustainability of small farms and rural communities.
posted on January 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM
See how one family-owned business leads the way in garlic production and marketing.
posted on January 31, 2003 at 8:01 PM
Rural Main Street and country homesteads needs a technology face-lift and President Bush wants to help.
posted on June 16, 2000 at 8:06 PM
Entrepreneurs must identify market niches and accommodate the sometimes fickle tastes of consumers.