Food safety advocates, members of Congress and even some inspectors contend the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is in disarray.
Probably the biggest undertaking the Jack and Diane Aaron took on was the restoration of the barn on the property, built in 1935.
“We all understand now that there’s... a pretty large divide between the farming community and the general public,” said Fred Kirschenmann of Ag Arts.
Dan Hromas became a farmer after spending the better part of two decades as a soldier. Like farming, military service runs in the family.
U.S. farmers grow about $2 billion worth of tomatoes annually, though production numbers have steadily decreased over the past decade.
One of Riley Lewis’ sons currently works alongside him and he has also worked with his own father and grandfather.
The fate of Kari Williams' family’s farms in Nebraska is uncertain. Her uncles are getting close to retirement. None of her cousins are clamoring to take over.
Reaction to Will Potter’s plan in farm country has ranged from anger, invitations to visit the farms, and warnings about the drones becoming target practice.
Farmer Elisha Pullen has grown accustomed to being the only person on his county road where he has room to stretch out.
Emily Robbins wanted to be outside and hang out with her dad, so getting to drive tractor was a natural thing.
While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some sections are still desperately dry.
The amendment has become a hot button issue. On one side: commodity groups. On the other: animal rights groups.
Farmers often treat sick cows with antibiotics, but no one wants to ingest any medicine with their cold glass of milk.
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
Chefs learn about everything from keeping bees to butchering chickens to maintaining healthy soil at Chef Camp.
Agritourism is becoming bigger business all over the Midwest, with more than 2,000 farms boasting some kind of agritourism.
For first-timers, the prospect of hopping on the back of a sheep for a wild ride can stir a range of emotions.
One goal of Feed the Future is to help farmers increase yields and production efficiency—and those are lessons the ag schools can share.
Missouri, which housed about 6 percent of the nation’s beef cattle at the start of the drought, lost roughly 8 percent of its herd.
A massive expansion of the Panama Canal to meet the demand of the 21st Century is set to open as soon as early 2015.