Much like other Web-based companies like Airbnb or Uber, a site dedicated to leasing and using farm equipment is making available expensive machinery during the times producers need it most. And the idea is taking root as crop and livestock prices trend lower and costs climb higher.
After Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s victory in the Iowa Caucuses many are questioning the political importance of ethanol, an industry that has long held sway in the political scene of Iowa and much of the Midwest.
Eating local is a challenge in places where snow flies in the winter. There are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables at grocery stores, but they’re imported from places like California or Mexico. One potential solution could be right below our feet.