As farmers across the Midwest have plowed up grassland to grow more corn and soybeans, habitat for grassland birds has become increasingly scarce.
Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.
Funding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program isn’t just an urban concern. Families living amid fertile farmland increasingly rely on SNAP benefits.
Due to increased competition amongst hog farmers, indoor confined animal feeding operations are growing, even in the most environmentally sensitive areas.
Sales of organic food over the last five years have grown 35 percent, but there’s a problem in the supply chain – not enough organic grain.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
Both sides of the GMO food debate like to claim science supports what they’re saying, and that leaves consumers in a bit of a bind.
For over 80 years, Musgrave Orchard has been one of Indiana's premiere fall attractions. Learn how they make their award-winning apple cider!
A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.
While the final numbers haven’t been tallied, it looks like American farmers may have shipped a record $140 billion worth of product overseas in the last year.
This recipe will make you long for spring, but the aged maple syrup will taste complex, just like a fall afternoon.
Over the last 20 years, the number of sheep in the U.S. has been cut in half. Today, the domestic sheep herd is one-tenth the size it was during World War II.
High crop prices are a big motivation, but some also believe crop insurance is encouraging farmers to roll the dice on less productive land.
Corn farmers have been riding high prices for the last few years. But an expected bumper crop has prices falling this harvest season.
More than half of the nation’s fast food workers use public aid programs to support their families according to a new labor study released Tuesday.
It has been a good time to be in the farm equipment business the last few years, whether you’re a manufacturer such as Gleaner or the local tractor dealer.
Like many farmers looking for additional sources of income, Terry Cox and Karen Scales of Dragonfly Farm are adding agritourism to their business plan.
Traditional Arts Indiana visits folks at a number of restaurants and diners in Dubois County that serve variations on turtle soup.
The 39,000 irrigation wells in Kansas pump long and hard in growing season. If you want a visual for that much water, picture Niagara Falls.
Increasingly, the soybean is being used in manufacturing — an ingredient in everything from glue to cleaning supplies to even furniture filling.