Charles JohnsonEditor

Charles formerly wrote for Farm Journal.

Charles formerly wrote for Farm Journal.

Articles By Charles Johnson

Mar 12, 2011

Veggies on the South Lawn

Michelle Obama’s garden makes a symbolic statement.

Sep 09, 2010

What Water Means

Urban and rural areas align in conservation efforts

Aug 16, 2010

Bank On It

What happens when natural diversity disappears is etched into history by the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s. Nearly 2 million people starved to death because not a single potato variety could survive an attack of Mexican potato blight.

Jul 14, 2010

What Water Means

Texas Tech study aligns urban and rural areas in conservation efforts

Jun 21, 2010

Monsanto’s Day in Court

Our Reporter Visits the Supreme Court for Monsanto Company v. Geertson Seed Farms

May 05, 2010

Tennessee Floods Swamp Agriculture

Muddy waters from this past weekend’s storms flushed newly-planted corn and cotton from fields and threatened livestock across the western two-thirds of Tennessee.

May 04, 2010

Supreme Court Hears Monsanto v. Geertson Arguments

Neither side had a clear edge when the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms.

May 04, 2010

Water Roulette

Snake Valley ranchers in a 21-year fight with Las Vegas

Mar 27, 2010

Here we go again

Climatologists predict cool, wet planting conditions are ahead. Hot, dry weather could follow.