The USDA attributes the pollination of 15 billion worth of crops in the U.S. annually to honeybees. This insect alone contributes between 1.2 and 5.4 billion dollars in agricultural productivity by pollinating 80 percent of all flowering plants, including more than 130 fruits, nuts, and vegetables.
While visiting the cow in person, the level of engagement between fellow viewers and the cow was high... people stayed for much longer than the average person stares at a Rothko painting in a museum.
Detasseling is a "Rite of Passage" Promising "Fun, Freedom & Money"
The largest potash mine in the country is coming to Central Michigan. But at what cost?
Stories of Rust Belt workers--their lives, histories, memories, and resistance.
Since the mid-1800s, agriculture has created a path to agency and freedom for Black people in Wisconsin.
The American Rescue Plan offers debt relief for farmers of color, but structural factors have kept many from obtaining loans in the first place.
In the twentieth century, dams transformed the landscape of Appalachia. What was lost in the process?
Pennsylvania has always defied easy categorization. That's what makes it so great.
The fair connects communities that often seem worlds apart socially and politically, but are intimately linked by economics and geography.
Coming to terms with a complicated family legacy on an Illinois farm.
The current system is bulky, inequitable, and bad for the environment. Can small-scale cooperatives save it?