farming


Bringing the dirt to your doorstep: Weed Management

For a generation of farmers raised on the idea that herbicides were the ultimate solution to weeds, creeping levels of resistance to chemical control opens the post-chemical chapter in weed management. Herbicide resistant “superweeds” have been identified on 14 million … Continued

Risking everything

By Morgan Schmidt-Feng (edited by Nicholas Carter) As a documentary filmmaker, I set out more than four years ago with the intention of documenting the everyday difficulties of maintaining a family farm. However in 2009-10, two of the documentary’s main subjects, Barbara … Continued

ASC Intern Journal: The three sisters…and that fourth sister no one really talks about

By Chris West, ASC intern We all are familiar with the fact that the Native Americans were excellent hunter-gatherers, probably from our middle school textbooks. But, most of us were not informed of their laissez-faire system of symbiotic agricultural. What … Continued

ASC Intern Journal: A day in the life of a first-time farmer

By Amy Baringer, ASC Intern Most people don’t know where their food really comes from and how it comes to magically appear in their grocery store. What goes into that nice, clean, organic carrot sitting in a bag with all … Continued