A Malaysian bank manager left his high-paying job of eight years to go live a farmer’s life even though he lacked the proper knowledge to get into agriculture.
After taking a huge step forward into fulfilling his dream in 2012, Kenny Soon We Hong left his five-figure salary job as a banker to open up his own farm at the age of 30, according to his interview with Says.
Left to fend for himself after his grandmother and father passed away, 10-year-old Dang Van Khuyen is now farming for his own food.
Khuyen lived a simple life with his grandmother in a remote village in Vietnam while his father worked out of town. As a good student, young Khuyen went to school every day and depended on his construction worker father for financial support.
A farmer from Holualao, Hawaii has been making news lately for his incredibly large avocados, which are as heavy as a human baby.
A popular revolving sushi chain in Japan will start serving a special kind of fish just in time for Valentine’s Day season.
A Chinese firm has unveiled an improved version of their “smart farm” which enables the growth of more vegetables without soil or natural sunlight in an automated environment.
Currently utilized in many parts of the world, the technology of controlled-environment agriculture via indoor farming is being improved upon by a company in Anxi, Fujian Province, called Sanan Sino-Science in hopes of setting the course for the future of agriculture in China.
A young Filipina’s college graduation post, in which she shares her passion for her course in agribusiness, recently went viral on social media.
Having grown up in Makati City, the Philippines’ financial center, Johanna Lyn Estonilo Inocencio, 20, is what many would call a city girl.
Chinese researcher have recently concluded a decade-long study revealing what academics around the world are reportedly calling an “agricultural miracle.”
That is, the development of geographically-specific advice for growing rice, corn and wheat that farmers followed and produced an average increase of 11% in yield, including a 15% decrease in fertilizer use.
A significant link between India’s growing cases of suicide and increasing climate temperatures has been found by a newly-published study, raising concerns on the grave consequences of climate change.
The study, conducted by Tamma A. Carleton of the University of California, Berkeley, estimated that warming in the last 30 years was responsible for 59,300 suicides among farmers in India.