Economics & Management

Sprouting Potential: Top 5 Emerging Crops in 2019

Are these crops on the cusp of going big? Time will tell.

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Better Bermuda

Horses can’t say “nay” to Menke hay.

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Opportunity Seized

After emigrating from Germany, two brothers seized the moment and put in the hours, building a successful contract-farming business from scratch.

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Changing With The Times

A varied and productive portfolio has proved successful for Richard Berry & Sons.

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Easing Entry For New Farmers

Programs help new farmers buy acreage while preserving farmland.

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Putting A Trace On Greens

Blockchain is known as the technology behind the hip but sometimes confounding digital-only currency Bitcoin. But soon, a blockchain may be linking up to U.S. and Canadian farms.

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Fighting Famine

What’s in store for U.S. food aid programs? Based in part on the Canadian approach,
big changes may be coming.

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Lessons Learned with Kristi and James Caldwell

These urbanites-turned-farmers and -distillers share their top three tips for making a living off the land.

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A view of the barges passing through the Melvin Price Locks on a dreary day.

Rough Passage

What will it take to keep grain flowing through America’s waterways?

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At Home On His Farm

He grew it into one of Quebec’s largest farm operations. Still, Laurent Bousquet continues to look for new opportunities provided by the markets, his own ingenuity, even the weather.

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