Alabama teachers bring cows to classrooms to show students importance of farming

Want more state education news? Sign up for The Alabama Education Lab’s free, weekly newsletter, Ed Chat.As the daughter of a dairy farmer, Sylacauga educator Rachel Chastain learned a lot from cows.She can school anyone on the chemical makeup of milk. She understands the science behind Alabama’s diverse farming landscapes.…

Fruit crops latest goal for northern Ontario’s hydroponic farmers

It's still a harvest that's a few years away, but growers in northern Ontario are looking at growing fruit through hydroponic farming to help make their operations more sustainable.Stephane Lanteigne is the president of Truly Northern farms, which has already established hydroponic sites in Chelmsford and Opasatika specializing in kale…