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One of the Largest Remaining American Chestnut Trees in North America

One of the Largest Remaining American Chestnut Trees in North America

Organic chestnut farmer, Chris Foster of Cascadia Chestnuts in Portland, Oregon shares some of his first-hand knowledge about the American chestnut tree, and its unique place in our history.

The Farm Harvest Crop Picker Designed for Comfort

The Farm Harvest Crop Picker Designed for Comfort

Normally, picking beans, strawberries, and pickling cucumbers by hand is demanding work. With this unusual device, that job has become a little easier for workers on Bi-Zi Farms in Vancouver, Washington.

Record Number of Fall Chinook Pass Through Bonneville Dam

Record Number of Fall Chinook Pass Through Bonneville Dam

What an incredible year for Columbia River salmon! Over 1 million salmon have passed through the Bonneville Dam near the mouth of the Columbia River, and the daily runs have reached levels never seen before.

Local Farmer Grows Beans from the Basque Region

Local Farmer Grows Beans from the Basque Region

Manuel Recio, of Veridian Farms, shows us some of the uncommon types of beans that he grows from the Basque region of Spain and Southern France. One of the beans shown in this video are grown by only 9 farmers in the world!

Is Dairy Farming For You?

Is Dairy Farming For You?

Is dairy farming right for you? In this video, dairyman, Garry Hansen shares his perspective of the lifestyle, what he loves about being a dairy farmer.