Monday, November 19, 2012
Lars Olov Bygren, a professor at Umeå University in Sweden, grew up in a remote village north of the Arctic Circle. It wasn't an easy place to be a kid, and he has cold, hard data to back him up: book after book of facts and figures on ...
Sunday, October 16, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Pumpkin farmers have been forced to look out of state the make sure they have enough vegetables for the season after a soggy summer dampened prospects for a fruitful fall.
Monday, July 25, 2011
For farmers in the Midwest and the corn-belt, intense temperatures couldn’t have come at a worse time. The heat wave hit during the crucial pollination period essential for a healthy crop and coming on the back of months of dry weather in the South. Corn prices rose amid fears for this year’s yield and analysts are watching carefully to assess the longer term impact on the economy.