Stories in Category "Business Management & Entrepreneurship"

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation

As of September 2015, the USDA estimated there were 23.6 million cage-free hens in the United States, nearly 7% of the entire domestic flock. The Stanton ....
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.
Cattle buyer works to build herds out West

Cattle buyer works to build herds out West

Long-time cattle buyer and Market to Market Analyst Walt Hackney has been working with ranchers from two high-plains communities for the past 25 years to ....
Nebraska Rancher Seeks Markets for Bison

Nebraska Rancher Seeks Markets for Bison

It’s been said that good fences make good neighbors. But for one Nebraskan, these fortifications are a gateway – to his vision of restoring magnificence ....
National Labeling Initiative Raises the Profile of Veterans to Farmers Movement

National Labeling Initiative Raises the Profile of Veterans to Farmers Movement

Roughly two and a half million men and women have served in the armed forces during the post 9/11 era. And many veterans have willingly taken on multiple....
 Farmer Corn Trade Lawsuits Against Syngenta Reach 2,000

Farmer Corn Trade Lawsuits Against Syngenta Reach 2,000

About 2,000 farmers, grain handlers and corn exporters have filed lawsuits against Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta now that a federal judge has ruled....
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.