Fort Collins CO http://hppr.org en Research units to help farmers respond to climate change http://hppr.org/post/research-units-help-farmers-respond-climate-change <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Looking to help farmers adapt to climate change, the U.S Department of Agriculture is&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&amp;contentid=2014/02/0016.xml" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">setting up seven new research hubs</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, including a handful that will cover the Great Plains and Midwest.</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Luke Runyon 27974 at http://hppr.org Research units to help farmers respond to climate change Forget the golf course, build the subdivision around a farm http://hppr.org/post/forget-golf-course-build-subdivision-around-farm <p></p><p>For decades, housing developments in the suburbs have come complete with golf courses, tennis courts, strip malls and swimming pools. But make way for the new subdivision amenity: the specialty farm.</p><p>A new model for suburban development is springing up across the country that taps into the local food movement. Farms, complete with livestock, vegetables and fruit trees, are serving as a way to entice potential buyers to settle in a new subdivision.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 06:00:59 +0000 Luke Runyon 25411 at http://hppr.org Forget the golf course, build the subdivision around a farm How secure is the Fort Knox of seeds? http://hppr.org/post/how-secure-fort-knox-seeds <p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Grace Hood 19837 at http://hppr.org How secure is the Fort Knox of seeds?