Participation is down 40% in this agricultural program that protects wildlife, water, and soil

Thistle compiled data from the Farm Service Agency to examine how enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program has changed over time and why participation has declined in recent years.

Rural demographics in every state

Learn about the people living in rural areas of every state, according to the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and the American Community Survey.   

How helping rice growers reduce methane emissions is critical to sustainability

(BPT) - Rice is one of the most popular grains in the U.S. According to Statista, Americans consumed 4.6 million metric tons of rice in the 2021/2022 fiscal year, and that trend doesn't seem to be …

5 Sustainable Agriculture Practices for Long-Term Success

(Family Features) Implementing sustainable practices aimed at sequestering carbon, or carbon farming, can help farmers and ranchers increase their bottom line while managing environmental impact in numerous ways.

CME Group Awards Young Ag Enthusiasts with $60K in Scholarships

(NewsUSA) - Every summer, the Illinois State Fair provides a platform for skilled young farmers to demonstrate their expertise in the agricultural industry, something that is udderly important …

Farm vehicles now weigh almost as much as heaviest dinosaurs – here’s why that’s a problem

What does a modern combine harvester and a Diplodocus have in common? One answer, it seems, may be their big footprints on the soil. A new study led by researchers from Sweden and Switzerland has found that the weight of farming machinery today is approaching that of the largest animals to have ever roamed the Earth – the sauropods.
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Latest tricks and strategies

If you’re looking to build a profitable farm that works, The Thriving Farmer Podcast is for you. Learn the latest tricks and strategies from …

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Startup Honey & Vegetable Farm + School in North Carolina!

Meet Kamal Bell and his students as they are building a farm in Cedar Grove, North Carolina from the ground up!

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The future of agribusiness

This show explores the people, companies, and ideas shaping the future of agribusiness. If you are curious about innovations in AgTech, rural entrepreneurship, agricultural sustainability, and food security ...

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A Beginners Perspective on Regenerative Agriculture

This is a vlog about our struggles and joys of living off the grid in the forests of Jämtland, Sweden.

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Living your rural life

Do you find yourself feeling alone living your Rural life? Are you searching for a community to be a part of?

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Wheat Harvest at Crossroad Farms in Indiana

In this action packed video I am out at Crossroad Farms in west central Indiana as they harvest their 2022 wheat crop, bale and move straw, work up the harvested wheat field and plant soybeans. Its a …

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