A new wheat variety may have cracked the code to marry the fluffiness of white bread with whole grain nutrition.
Some retailers are capitalizing on the consumer demand for foods produced in environmentally friendly ways.
Retail prices for choice cuts of beef are up 8 percent over the past year, but a rise in the nation's cattle numbers could mean relief for consumers.
With rootworms building resistance to GM corn that makes its own pesticide, seed companies are working on new crops that target the insects’ genes.
A new model for suburban development is springing up across the country that taps into the local food movement.
Some microbiologists are focused on how to harness the good things microbes can do, with the goal of increasing farmers’ yields.
As farmers across the Midwest have plowed up grassland to grow more corn and soybeans, habitat for grassland birds has become increasingly scarce.
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.
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.
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.
Corn farmers have been riding high prices for the last few years. But an expected bumper crop has prices falling this harvest season.
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.
Tyson Foods announced it would suspend purchases of cattle treated with a controversial drug. Concerns for animal welfare or for sales in other countries?
The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
Drift can happen with any weed killer. A stiff breeze can carry tiny droplets from the sprayer in one field to the vineyard next door.
Because the growing season doesn’t coincide with the school year, the question of how to most effectively use school gardens is often a concern.