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Farmers Battle the Farm Crisis Alone

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:47 PM

Farmers Battle the Farm Crisis Alone
Farmers and farm families struggle, often alone, as the farm crisis continues. Full Story

The Farm Crisis (Full Program)

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:38 PM

The Farm Crisis (Full Program)
Explore why the farm crisis of the 1980s happened, meet the farm families who struggled and the men and women who fought so long and so loyally to help them, and examine how agriculture changed as a result of the economic crisis. Full Story

Food Prices To Rise Above Inflation Rate

posted on February 8, 2013 at 5:52 PM

Food Prices To Rise Above Inflation Rate
As snow falls across America, the reduction of drought is slight. This week’s snow cover map from Intellicast shows increasing snowpack in the northern states. But it it’s nowhere near the amount needed as evidenced by the University of... Full Story

Eighth Generation Vermont Farm Creates Unique Mobile CSA

posted on May 11, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Eighth Generation Vermont Farm Creates Unique Mobile CSA
The Holton Family has been farming in New England for over 200 years. To keep the agriculture legacy going, the next generation of farmers come up with a unique CSA model, calling it the Holton Farm Truck. Full Story

More Working Families Getting Government Food Aid

posted on October 29, 2010 at 6:10 PM

HONOLULU (AP) -- Lillie Gonzales does whatever it takes to provide for three ravenous sons who live under her roof. Full Story

Family Donates $7M Cattle Ranch to Missouri State

posted on February 19, 2010 at 12:02 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo (AP)--A family known in the cattle market as top breeders are donating a ranch worth $7 million to Missouri State University. Full Story

Ohio Food Giveaway Aids Jobless Workers' Families

posted on February 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM

Wilmington, Ohio (AP) - Semi trailers loaded with donated food and other items pulled into town Thursday, bringing much-needed supplies to families devastated by the impending pullout of cargo shipper DHL. Full Story

Family Ranchers Fighting Growing Meatpacking Industry

posted on August 31, 2007 at 8:08 PM

MOVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Eric Nelson, a fourth-generation rancher and farmer who operates a feedlot, isn't looking for more government cash. Full Story

“Family” or “Corporate” Agriculture

posted on January 5, 2007 at 8:01 PM

The long-standing agricultural terms of the "family" farm or the large "corporate" farm has a strong affect on local communities, according to a North Dakota research project. Full Story

Region Creates Its Own Dairy Destiny

posted on June 6, 2003 at 8:06 PM

Region Creates Its Own Dairy Destiny
Trying to encourage growth of family dairies, northeast Iowa communities worked together to establish a foundation for dairy education and research Full Story

Illinois farm family direct markets poultry products

posted on May 26, 2000 at 8:05 PM

Near Penfield, Illinois, the sunrise greets Dan Hesterberg as he begins his daily chores on 800 acres. Full Story

Sowing, growing and doughing

posted on May 5, 2000 at 8:05 PM

"Wheat Montana Farms" is a family run operation, producing 280,000 bushels of wheat on 7,000 acres. Full Story

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