Long before it became a “superfood” in the U.S., schisandra was made into soups and jams and prized as a medicinal plant. Now the berry is at the center of a dramatic new approach to conservation.
Farmers fixing their own equipment would be an obvious blow to the business of tractor dealers who have cornered the market on repair.
Perdue earned a doctorate in veterinary medicine and has had a long career operating family agribusiness and transportation companies.
Two years after a devastating bird flu outbreak in the Midwest, many farmers here say they now have a better idea of how to keep bird flu at bay.
With a declining farm economy and trade with vital global markets in disarray, Sonny Perdue confronts an agriculture industry in search of stability.
The discovery that the liquid from canned beans can be whipped into an egg white substitute has taken the vegan world by storm.
Since 1998, Fair Trade USA has been certifying farms overseas that met its standards for workers and the environment. Now, the group is looking closer to home.
About 30 percent of Americans are predisposed to celiac disease but only 1 percent get it. A common virus may play a role in determining who gets the disease.
There's nothing out of the ordinary on the ingredient list. The trick with making Rainbow Bakery's Viennese Whirls is how difficult it is to form the cookies.
With solar companies offering top dollar to rent farmland, ag officials are concerned converted farmland could be permanently lost.
The study measures the difference in number and occurrence of field working days the climate becomes more volatile to agriculture.
Going cage-free is a costly, time-consuming process for even the biggest egg producers, like Indiana's Rose Acre Farms.
The names Wallace and Garst loom large in the modern history of farming. Some descendants of these agriculture titans are trying to leave a different legacy.
Tom Vilsack is particularly troubled by the proposed elimination of a program that gives grant money to small towns to upgrade water treatment facilities.