The bill also would have extended eligibility for the WIC program to age 6, bridging a gap that left many low-income families without enough food.
JBS is a giant in the meatpacking industry, churning out beef, pork, chicken, lamb and leather in factories across the country and around the world.
The CDC had already called carbapenem-resistance an "urgent threat" to human health that is responsible for about 600 deaths a year.
Mad Agriculture takes fly larvae and puts them in bins full of food waste – pulp from a local juice company – and lets them chow down for days.
The vote puts in place a transition plan to remove GMO corn and sugar beets from public land within the next 5 years.
Nationally, hard apple cider has enjoyed of renaissance of sorts over the past few years. Sales growth neared triple-digits just a few years ago.
It typically takes a while for changes in commodity prices to reach consumers but they're reaping the benefits of an improved situation for livestock producers.
Midwest farmers are once again facing low commodity prices. Agronomists can give feedback and advice on where producers can cut costs and maximize profits.
There’s a rich tapestry of Western lore built around Rocky Mountain oysters thanks to the food’s cowboy provenance.
National Organic Standards Board voted to go back to the drawing board with the goal to come up with specific definitions on what can and can’t be certified.
Rural America at a Glance 2016 underlines the economic distress many rural residents, and voters, have felt since the Great Recession.
Sacred Seed aims to bring back the corn-growing traditions that were once central to the diet and culture of many Plains Indian tribes.
Many veterans making the tough transition home find a new sense of purpose in the field, tending to vegetables or livestock.
After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.
Once kids enrolled in WIC turn five, they are no longer eligible for the extra food. According to new research, that puts entire families at risk for hunger.
While neither campaign responded to request for comment, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have offered hints on the campaign trail about clean water strategies.
Large companies can influence Congress, and some fear that the fewer companies there are in a given sector, the more likely they are to get their way.
It’s no surprise that both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have talked about supporting family farms, but what policies would that “support” turn into?
Harvest Public Media was unable to find cases where the candidates specifically address the Ogallala Aquifer, but each has each spoken to sustainable water use.
It has been long enough since DuPont acquired Pioneer that many of the wounds that deal inflicted have healed. But that doesn’t mean they’ve been forgotten.