Category Archives: Agriculture

Life In The “New Farm” Belt

We know the farm belt is in crisis, President Donald Trump’s trade war is magnifying some of the toughest farm conditions since the crisis that bankrupted thousands of farmers in the 1980s — and threatening a constituency crucial to his … Continue reading

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The Blowback Begins: Ohio Farmer Vents On Trade War

Hope you all take the time to read this piece by an Ohio soybean farmer caught up in Trump’s trade wars. Tariffs hurt the many and help the few.  The “tyranny of the minority,” if you will, and that is … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: The Future of Farming

Stunning.  Vertical farm is 100x more productive per foot and only 10 percent of the water than regular farm.  Hydroponics, baby! See our 2011 post here. A warehouse in New Jersey is using technology to enhance how crops are grown … Continue reading

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