The inflated dollar makes it difficult to trade U.S. goods on the world market and farmers are responding.
Food production consumes about a fifth of the U.S. energy supply. Some farmers are trying to cut back on the coal and gas used to grow our food.
A site dedicated to leasing and using farm equipment is making available expensive machinery during the times producers need it most.
TPP would make it harder for countries to prevent GMOs from entering their markets if they’re already approved in the U.S.
Nebraska irrigates more farmland than any state and a lot of that water is pumped from underground. A new program may help both farmers and endangered species.
Seed companies have poured billions into biotech soybeans and corn that raises more grain with less water. Now, there’s a push to grow wheat research.
Another outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest remains likely, even if farms and public health systems are more prepared to deal with it.
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
Three of the world’s largest facilities are scheduled to come on stream in the next year to produce a variety of nitrogen products.
For years, the antibiotic colistin was known as the best chance to combat antibiotic resistance. But journalist Maryn McKenna says there’s bad news.
The industry fears that PED, not yet eradicated and known as a pernicious, intrepid world traveler, will come charging back this winter.
What we have pieced together from interviews and public records shows that PED confounded researchers and industry insiders scrambling to contain it.
Farmers are pooling their money to advertise and promote their fresh-cut trees. It’s an effort to reach consumers who value a convenient (plastic) Christmas.
Up to a fifth of our nation’s total energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and preparing our food, but those energy inputs are often hidden.
In the three years after the 2008 recession, fast-casual visits rose 17 percent, while other sections of the restaurant industry lagged.
Canada and Mexico could impose tariffs on more than $1 billion-worth of U.S. goods as a way to compensate for losses brought on by a U.S. labeling law.
Some states base property tax rates on income potential. Others go by rental rates or recent land sales. However they’re calculated, the results are similar.
EPA received new information that suggests the herbicide Enlist Duo is more toxic to plants than the agency previously thought.
Imagine your fancy multi-vitamin goes generic. Then the local university adds in extra vitamins that are particularly important for people living in your area.
An Iowa State University report estimated an 81% decline in the Midwest monarch population 1999-2010, with a 58% decline in milkweed presence at the same time.