Are Farmers Going Broke?
Are Farmers Going Broke?

Are Farmers Going Broke?   Farming is one of the oldest professions in human history, and for centuries, it was quite the profitable one, too. In recent months, though, farmers in the Midwest have started filing bankruptcy in record numbers due in part to the ongoing trade war with China and other countries. Fortunately, if…

Important Farming Predictions for 2019
Important Farming Predictions for 2019

Important Farming Predictions for 2019   Since 1818, when the first annual issue was published, people have relied on the Farmers’ Almanac for everything from long-range weather predictions to home remedies and even recipes. Though the information contained within this helpful journal is still relevant even today, other experts around the world make predictions of…

Sustainable Investing – What Does it Actually Mean?
Sustainable Investing – What Does it Actually Mean?

Sustainable Investing – What Does it Actually Mean?   For many people, investing is about much more than financial freedom – it’s also about using their money to reinforce their personal principles. Sustainable investing (also referred to as socially responsible, principles-based, ethical, and impact investing) is one such way to not only benefit yourself but…

How People Are Dealing with Less Water

How People Are Dealing with Less Water   Water shortages are everywhere, and especially in the summer, the American West deals with drought. Farmers, turf managers, and growers must carry on, and this has led to some innovative ways of thinking when it comes to water shortages. Here are a few ways in which people…

Are Trees Really in Trouble?
Are Trees Really in Trouble?

Are Trees Really in Trouble?   As years go by, trees in the United States and other parts of the world are succumbing to numerous threats that many have underestimated. The US has lost millions of trees – so many, in fact, that the exact total is unknown – and the same can be said…

What Exactly is Intercropping?

What Exactly is Intercropping? Intercropping is a unique system in which farmers and growers plant one crop right alongside another in order to double their yields without doubling their growing space. Intercropping has a variety of benefits and downfalls, and while it certainly does not work for every grower in every part of the world,…