Stories in Category "Business Management & Entrepreneurship"

Whiskey Maker Takes Shot at Value-Added Agriculture

Whiskey Maker Takes Shot at Value-Added Agriculture

60th birthday celebrations often poke fun at those nearing retirement, but the folks at Templeton Rye aren’t ready to ride off into the sunset. And with ....
Farming brothers turn fame into ag-vocacy for industry

Farming brothers turn fame into ag-vocacy for industry

As the counter clicks to 30 million views, the farming brothers turn viral video career into ag-vocacy work around the world. The Peterson Brothers of Ass....
College Students Operate Diversified Grain and Livestock Farm

College Students Operate Diversified Grain and Livestock Farm

Iowa State University students operate a diversified grain and livestock farm. The operation is a one of a kind hands-on classroom at a land grant univer....
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
Photographer Focuses on Female Farmers

Photographer Focuses on Female Farmers

Photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz noticed how women were not normally included in imagery about farmers. She started taking pictures focusing only on femal....
Hemp Seeds Seized At US-Canada Border

Hemp Seeds Seized At US-Canada Border

Hemp is legal in Canada, and North Dakota is one of 15 states with laws that allow limited hemp production. However, under the Farm Bill, importing hemp s....
Finances Will Shelve 2014 Macon County Fair

Finances Will Shelve 2014 Macon County Fair

According to The Herald Review the fair owes more than $36,000 in prizes for livestock exhibitors from last year.
Sales of Organic Products Climb in Illinois

Sales of Organic Products Climb in Illinois

The U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show sales growth came despite the fact that the overall number of farms in the state fell during the same peri....
Indoor Farming Hits the Windy City

Indoor Farming Hits the Windy City

The Plant, a green business incubator on Chicago's south side, is encouraging entrepreneurs to fill the gap for fresh, local produce during the winter mon....
Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis

Agriculture is changed as a result of the farm crisis and has became what it is today.