In an effort to beautify John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and to educate travelers about farming, JetBlue Airways is opening its own farm, just outside Terminal 5.
Lack of rain in the Red River Valley is making it hard to harvest potatoes without damaging the crop.
Local families showed up at the McDonald’s in Blackfoot, Idaho, on Sunday to see the Idaho Potato Commission’s giant spud.
“Potatoes are totally different to grow than other crops," says Paul McDonald of WJ Siemens Farming in Winkler, Manitoba. "When you’re in it, you’re in it.”
One thing has never changed at Martin Farm in northern Maine. Come September, generations of the family and hired workers are in the fields picking potatoes by hand.
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