Stories in Category "Business Management & Entrepreneurship"

Versatile Grapes Help Generations Keep Bottling Their Dreams

Versatile Grapes Help Generations Keep Bottling Their Dreams

The Golden State ranks 1st in the nation for grape production and 4th in the world for wine production, behind Italy, France, and Spain. But in the past ....
Female Rancher Honored by Peers in Livestock Industry

Female Rancher Honored by Peers in Livestock Industry

What Minnie Lou Bradley of Childress County, Texas did in 1955 was step into a man’s world of cattle ranching. At the time, only a fraction of ranchers we....
Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue

Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue

Our country’s earliest sugar makers were firmly rooted in their craft well before Europeans arrived. But it was the union of native tradition and colonia....
Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson

Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson

David Patterson is an animal scientist researcher at the University of Missouri.
Career Profile: Entrepreneur | Alex Poltorak

Career Profile: Entrepreneur | Alex Poltorak

Poltorak is an agricultural business entrepreneur who founded Urban Canopy, a company that works with Chicago-area neighborhoods growing food.
Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar

Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar

Chafik Barbar is a software designer who helped design a way for an agricultural business to evaluate the risks of the commodity market. Technology to Bar....
Career Profile: Farmer | James Petersen

Career Profile: Farmer | James Petersen

James Petersen raises livestock, grows organic, conventional and genetically modified crops on his family-run farm.
Refugees seek new start in Global Greens program

Refugees seek new start in Global Greens program

Angelique Hakuzimana is happiest in a farm field, a location that’s halfway around the world from her native, war-torn land.
Drones Poised to Elevate Agricultural Efficiency

Drones Poised to Elevate Agricultural Efficiency

To the untrained eye, the sight of a UAV, or unmanned aerial vehicle, soaring over the rural landscape might seem like an amateur activity. But the machi....
Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory

California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound m....