Grants & Funding Programs for Farmers

Grants & Funding Programs for Farmers

Are you interested in owning your own farming operation? If so, you may have already learned that there are a considerable number of start-up costs to take into account. Independent farms require the harmonious interplay of a wide variety of technologies and systems. ...

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How Water Scarcity Impacts Farm Productivity

How Water Scarcity Impacts Farm Productivity

With each passing year, water scarcity is becoming a more widespread and serious international problem. In fact, the United Nations estimates that there are currently around 700 million people currently without a secure freshwater supply. The depletion of the world’s...

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Advice for Raising Animals on Your Hobby Farm

Advice for Raising Animals on Your Hobby Farm

Today, hobby farms are continuing to pop up all over the United States and around the world. It’s little wonder why. In addition to providing families with a sustainable food source, hobby farms also provide a rich bonding and learning environment. Hobby farms vary...

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A Closer Look at Food Insecurity in the U.S.

A Closer Look at Food Insecurity in the U.S.

The United States today is the wealthiest and arguably the most politically powerful country in human history. And yet millions of Americans live in poverty, without access to enough calories to live a healthy and active lifestyle. How can this possibly be the case?...

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Improving Soil Quality on American Farms

Improving Soil Quality on American Farms

Soil is (literally) the foundation upon which the entire agricultural industry is built. Healthy and fertile soil can lead to abundant crop outputs. In turn, this provides financial success for independent farmers and their families. Degraded and infertile soil, on...

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Benefits of On-Farm Water Storage Systems

Benefits of On-Farm Water Storage Systems

Throughout the entire history of agriculture, water storage has always been a primary concern for farmers. This is because agriculture traditionally depends on irrigation. And irrigation makes it necessary for farmers to manipulate the flow of water. This necessity,...

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