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People Pay Farmers to Let Their Dogs Herd Sheep

ANN DORNFELD: On this chilly Saturday, half a dozen city-dwellers are lined up with their dogs along a muddy field.


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Niche Dating Site: French Farmers

Patrick Maignan, a robust gray-haired farmer, lives alone on his farm, surrounded only by the freshly plowed wheat fields of this lonely corner of northern France.


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Chinese Inmates Farm for Gold

Chinese inmates in Jixi labor camp are reportedly forced to slay demons, battle goblins and cast spells in online games to farm credits for prison guards who trade virtual currencies for real money.


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Haunted Houses Saving Family Farms

Glenn Boyette used to be afraid he’d lose his family farm.


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Will Agritourism Save Family Farms?

For all the talk about sustainable agriculture, most small farms are not self-sustaining in a very basic sense: they can’t make ends meet financially without relying on income from jobs off the farm.


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Farmers Of The Future Won’t Have To Drive Their Tractors

Initially, the tractors will be primarily for tillage.


Why Wireless Alarm Systems Are a Fine Choice for Farm Security

Making a farm property more secure can be a difficult business.


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Farmers Should Package Fruits & Veggies Like Junk Food

…Even though Americans are concerned about obesity, the stand-alone marketing of a “healthy benefit”


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Farmers’ Market Customers Wanted Something “Meatier”

When Angela Abney of Bargersville made a few trips through area farmers markets, she noted that customers might appreciate something meatier than vegetables and plants.


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Entrepreneurial Worm Farming

Bentley Christie is a blogger, entrepreneur and composting worm guru.