Scott McFETRIDGE, The Associated Press

Scott McFETRIDGE

The Associated Press

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

It used to be that organic crops were an oddity, destined for health food stores or maybe a few farmers markets → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

CHURDAN, Iowa (AP) — In the 1970s when George Naylor said he wanted to grow organic crops, the idea didn’t go over well. Back then organic crops were an oddity, destined for health food stores or maybe a few farmers markets. “I told my dad I wanted to be an organic farmer and he goes, […] → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

CHURDAN, Iowa (AP) — In the 1970s when George Naylor said he wanted to grow organic crops, the idea didn’t go over well. Back then organic crops were an oddity, destined for health food stores or maybe a few farmers markets. “I told my dad I wanted to be an organic farmer and he goes, […] → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

CHURDAN, Iowa (AP) — In the 1970s when George Naylor said he wanted to grow organic crops, the idea didn’t go over well. Back then organic crops were an oddity, destined for health food store… → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

CHURDAN, Iowa (AP) — In the 1970s when George Naylor said he wanted to grow organic crops, the idea didn't go over well. Back then organic crops were an oddity, destined for health food stores or maybe a few farmers markets. → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

In the 1970s when George Naylor said he wanted to grow organic crops, the idea didn't go over well. Back then organic crops were an oddity, destined for... → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

Something unexpected happened over the past few decades — demand for organics started increasing so fast that it began outstripping the supply produced in the U.S. → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

Something unexpected happened over the past few decades — demand for organics started increasing so fast that it began outstripping the supply produced in the U.S. → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

Something unexpected happened over the past few decades — demand for organics started increasing so fast that it began outstripping the supply produced in the U.S. → Read More

More consumers buying organic, but U.S. farmers still wary

The current challenge is not getting consumers to pay higher prices; it's convincing enough farmers to start taking advantage of the revenue pouring in. → Read More

US asks farmers: Can you plant 2 crops instead of 1?

There is a limited amount of farmland, so when Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last spring prompted worries that people would go hungry as wheat remained stuck in blockaded ports, there was little U.S. farmers could do to meet the new demand → Read More

US asks farmers: Can you plant 2 crops instead of 1?

There is only so much farmland in the United States, so when Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last spring prompted worries that people would go hungry as wheat remained stuck in blockaded ports, there was little U.S. farmers could do to meet the new demand. → Read More

US asks farmers: Can you plant 2 crops instead of 1?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There is only so much farmland in the United States, so when... → Read More

US asks farmers: Can you plant 2 crops instead of 1?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There is only so much farmland in the United States, so when Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last spring prompted worries that people would go hungry as wheat remained stuck in blockaded ports, there was little U.S. farmers could do to meet the new demand. But that may be changing. Earlier […] → Read More

As Ukraine food crisis continues, US farmers could plant more crops

As fall approaches, it's unclear how many farmers will add an additional crop, but those who already do say it's something more should try. → Read More

California pig welfare rule delays frustrate small farmers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ohio hog farmer Joe Brandt changed his operation a few years ago to give his pigs more room and keep pregnant sows out of the narrow crates used by most farms. Brandt said h… → Read More

California pig welfare rule delays frustrate small farmers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ohio hog farmer Joe Brandt changed his operation a few years ago to give his pigs more room and keep pregnant sows out of the narrow crates used by most farms. Brandt said he wanted to treat his pigs more humanely, but in doing so he also created a niche […] → Read More

$1.1 billion Mega Millions jackpot among largest prizes ever

At over $1 billion, the Mega Millions jackpot is among the largest lottery prizes ever up for grabs. Read more on Boston.com. → Read More

$1.1B Mega Millions jackpot latest in history of lotteries

At over $1 billion, the Mega Millions jackpot is among the largest lottery prizes ever up for grabs → Read More

$1.1B Mega Millions jackpot latest in history of lotteries

At over $1 billion, the Mega Millions jackpot is among the largest lottery prizes ever up for grabs, making it the latest focus of lotteries that have been conducted in the U.S. and around the world for centuries. → Read More