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Veterans Find Refuge In Farming

"The former combat vet says farming is good for his body and his mind."
capital public radio

Kids With Special Needs Become Superheroes In Mom's Awesome Photo Series

"When mom Renee Bergeron took superhero-themed photos of her son with special needs, the little boy was so overjoyed with the experience that she decided to offer her services to other children like him."
Huff Post Good News

The Color of Food: Building Autonomy as African American Farmers

"For Renard 'Azibo' Turner, the solution for Black farmers is to find independence by working the land."
Civil Eats

Irish Farmers’ New Sheepdog Is A Flying Robot

"Drones may not be ideal, quite yet, for delivering Amazon packages to your door, but for monitoring large swaths of land with minimal resources, they could be invaluable."
modern farmer

Women in ag survey results

"Communicating effectively, establishing and achieving goals, and strategic planning ranked highest on a list of important leadership skills for women in agriculture to master, according to a new Farm Bureau survey."
Morning Ag Clips

How can we stop farmer suicides?

"It’s been three decades since the farm crisis swept the country, but suicide rates among farmers are still high — the second highest of any job right now, in fact."

Urban Agriculture An Alternative To Industrial Food Production

"Urban agriculture is viewed by some people as a viable alternative to industrial food production, but does it really offer more advantages than disadvantages?"
Live Trading News

Forests are 'key feature' of food security landscape

"The study says that tree-based farming provides resilience against extreme weather events, which can wipe out traditional food crops."
BBC News