Apple pie, apple butter, apple sauce! So many apple based treats, but if you want some apples this year, you need to go now! We went to fremont county and learned apples are early this season. Fall reminds everyone of harvests, pumpkins, and for many, apples, but an early and... more »
When you get ready to eat dinner with you family, take a closer look at those vegetables. What you may not know is that some of them have been genetically modified.
We found out more on the research that's making farming more efficient. It's been around for over 120... more »
Stricter regulations over the past few years mean farmers must be sure a worker is in the U.S. legally.
One farmer told us he's in compliance with the law, but he now has only 20-percent of his previous workforce.
"Historically, this was a really good place to work,... more »
Farmers in Rocky Ford are scrambling to clear their name after a listeria scare was mistakenly linked to the area.
Health Department memos claimed the tainted cantaloupes were from the "Rocky Ford Region". Just recently it's been learned that the cantaloupes in question were actually from the Jensen Farms... more »
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says the farm boom is continuing this year as high crop prices and improved livestock prices combine to drive farm income higher.
The Fed said Friday that robust farm income in region helped drive cropland values up roughly... more »
Cigarette makers are cutting contracts with tobacco farmers as smoking continues to decline in the U.S.
University of Kentucky economist Will Snell says his state, the nation's top producer of burley tobacco, could lose a fourth of its contracts this year. Many contracts also have been lost in North... more »
Peter Hunn has a simple wish: He'd like his children to farm the land in California's delta that his great, great grandfather settled more than a century ago.
The cucumber farmer cherishes the land so much that he refuses to allow state engineers onto his property to survey possible... more »
Recent storms in Texas brought some long-awaited relief to the nation's most drought-stricken state, but the brutal dry spell is far from over as it drags into its third year.
About 16 percent of the state - all in the southern and central parts of Texas - is classified... more »