Some might not call it farming to raise more than 1 acre of produce and 1/4 acre of pumpkins, especially in this prosperous central Iowa corn and soybean country. But the two students learned a lot while planting and managing 10 tons of vegetables in a sea
Linda and Gary Ault have been balancing on a high wire for most of their married life. The Newberry, Indiana, farmers are one serious disease or injury away from a catastrophic fall into a fragile net.
The breast cancer diagnosis rate has risen, but overall death rate has dropped steadily since the early 1990s. New cases dropped 7% (about 14,000) between 2002 and 2003. One reason may be a significant decline in hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
The Dammann family farm hasn't had the typical evolution. Now his farm has diversified in a new way. Dan and wife Barb have brought their 27-year-old son, Justin, and Justin's wife, Jennifer, into the operation. The younger generation is on the way to one