Idaho Farm Wife
Decoding food labels: part 1Food labeling in the United States can be difficult to understand. The USDA organic seal is regulated and can only be used on products that meet specific criteria. Under the organic label umbrella, there are actually four different...
New Farmer Challenges Series: part 1The percentage of farmers in the United States has dropped to three. Three percent of the population farm, and that number is decreasing. One of the biggest challenges new farmers face is cost. New equipment costs hundreds of...
How our farm produces HayHay production in Idaho begins in the fall, when seed is planted and watered before winter forces dormancy. The spring heat and rain bring the plants out of dormancy and creates the perfect conditions for high-protein dairy-quality hay.When...
Agriculture depends on it's employees, but farmers struggle to legally fill job openings. United States Agriculture is heavily dependent on migrant workers. Some cross the border and stay for the summer, returning to their country of residence in the off season....
How the PNW is tackling climate change and it's effects on salmon and orca populations.Water from the snake river is diverted by 27 dams and delivered to farms through canals. A report titled “Rebuilding Interior Columbia Basin Salmon and Steelhead” details of a...
Different ways to reduce food waste
Migrant workers are an essential part of American agriculture
The food cycle
If you eat, you’re part of agriculture.
The Benefit of Small Farms
How the US can learn from Covid-era food issues in Hawaii
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