If you want to put down the rake this fall, you’ll still need to put in a little bit of work to keep your yard healthy.
If you’re a basketball enthusiast you probably know the basics of how it was invented. But did you know the early years of the game have ties to agriculture?
The job of a squash breeder is part art and part science. Bill Johnson had decided this was what he wanted to do by the time he started college.
Farming is becoming more high-tech, which opens the doors for technology career opportunities within agriculture. Farmers are using data for everything from precisely determining which types of seeds will grow best in certain locations to knowing how much rainfall each acre of land has received, which means they’re able to irrigate crops more precisely.
From acorn to butternut to spaghetti, there are many varieties of squash that can be incorporated into delicious recipes.
Ever wonder what the stem or “handle” of a pumpkin is called?
Established in 1986 by Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, the World Food Prize is often called the “Nobel Prize for food and agriculture.”
So how did the apple become America’s flagship fruit? In honor of Johnny Appleseed Day on Sept. 26, we’ve put together some information about the history of the apple, from bitter to sweet.
Throughout history, modern produce evolved through traditional plant breeding techniques. And most modern produce evolved so much that its origins are nearly indistinguishable from what it looks like today.
Held each year in the Midwest, the Farm Progress Show is where agricultural companies set up booths and showcase the latest and greatest in farm innovations and demonstrate it for more than 100,000 farmers and agriculture students. It’s kind of like the Detroit Auto Show for farming.