Urban agriculture is proliferating

Taking the Long View with Gord Stewart                ~~~ Seems strange to be writing a column about gardening in the “depths” of winter, but that’s the whole point really. Except for the occasional cold blast, much of the country is blessed with weather that allows for year-round gardening. No need to bring in “summer” vegetables […]

TPP a ‘disaster’

TPP trade deal ‘a disaster,’ other countries will ‘dupe’ US – Donald Trump Published time: May 11, 2015 06:27 Real estate developer Donald Trump.(Reuters / Chris Keane) disaster US real estate mogul and billionaire Donald Trump slammed the Obama administration over its Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, labeling it as disastrous and warning that it […]

Meet the bachelors

Rural Bachelor finalists announced Fieldays® is excited to announce the eight finalists to compete in this year’s Rural Bachelor of the Year, brought to you by Sovereign. All eyes will be on the two Australian and six Kiwi bachelors as they put their skills, attitude and all-round charisma to the test in the ultimate battle […]

Farmers Should Own Their Information

Big Data Companies Agree: Farmers Should Own Their Information NOVEMBER 16, 2014 6:28 AM ET Dan Charles DAN CHARLES Some of the biggest names in American agriculture, ranging from farmers’ organizations to private companies like Monsanto and DuPont, have agreed on principles governing the use of data collected from farms. That data increasingly drives farm […]