The Agriculture Committees of both chambers have agreed to a one-year farm bill extension, but House leadership is reluctant to bring it to floor.
Feel wasteful when you throw away the heads, skins and bones after a tasty trout dinner? Maria Finn has strategies for using every part of the fish.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
Three people have been arrested for allegedly stealing $18 million in maple syrup from a Quebec warehouse.
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A downward trend in milk consumption and the specter of a lapsed farm bill have the dairy industry worried.
For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.
New study finds a correlation between commonly-ingested chemicals and allergies.
Thousands of farmers from throughout Europe came to Belgium with their tractors to protest price controls on milk.
With the election, Sandy and the fiscal cliff getting so much attention, it's easy to forget about the farm bill.
Scientists from over forty countries collaborated on a project to decode the genome of a common domestic pig breed.
On Tuesday, California voted down a referendum that would have required labels for genetically-modified foods.
A year after Hurricane Irene devastated northeastern food distribution networks, Hurricane Sandy redoubled the damage.
Days before making landfall on the east coast of the United States, Hurricane Sandy devastated crops, infrastructure and lives throughout the Caribbean.
While most crops suffered under the intense heat of this summer’s drought, some farms throughout the Midwest and the South have reported booming pumpkin crops.
Chipotle has ended a six-year feud with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers by agreeing to buy tomatoes from Florida farms that pay fair wages to employees.
The baked-goods giant is quietly unveiling donation-based shops to draw attention to food insecurity. The trick is staying solvent.
A new research meta-analysis shows no health benefits to eating organic. Critics say it misses the point.
The new school year brings with it new standards for school lunches. School food preparers and students are adjusting.
Proponents of the bill say that if customers are made aware of the genetically modified contents of their foods, they will gravitate toward non-GMO options.