|About the Book|
While agriculture has long been a cornerstone of the economy in the Western United States, farmers and ranchers cannot rely on tradition to see them through the challenges of the modern world. Instead, visionaries who find new crops, new methods and new business models thrive amid change.To celebrate these trailblazers, every week Capital Press profiles a person who is at the forefront of agriculture. These innovators range from young people experimenting with new business plans to veteran researchers carefully cultivating the crops of the future. Read on to learn how these Western Innovators are changing the West.