Stories in Category "Business Management & Entrepreneurship"

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....
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 ....