Beyond containing the virus, there’s another huge challenge: disposing of all the dead birds.
Journalist Michael Moss argues food companies have been deliberately bumping up the salt, sugar and fat levels in processed foods to get us hooked.
The average American eats roughly a half-pound of lamb per year. That number has been dropping for decades.
A farmer wants to burn in Goldilocks conditions – everything needs to be juuust right.
The real problem, say some farmers and federal officials, is that the American and Chinese regulators don’t approve new technologies at the same time.
An E. coli vaccine has been on the market for years that could reduce the risk of getting sick. It’s a vaccine for cows, but not many cows are getting it.
The government’s current definition of a farmer includes owning land or equipment, and doing at least 1,000 hours of manual labor a year.
In 2014, Cuba imported more than $2 billion worth of food products – much of which is bought in bulk from countries in Asia or South America.
There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.
Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.
Studies done before the ACA’s enactment found that farmers were among the groups least likely to have health insurance.
A Kansas congressman reintroduced a bill last week outlawing state GMO labeling laws, an effort critics promptly called "Monsanto's dream bill."
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.
Altogether, 15 federal agencies play a role in food safety, from the EPA to the Centers for Disease Control.
Checkoffs have been the subject of Supreme Court cases, where farmers have argued that a mandatory payment for advertising infringes on free speech.
As the pork industry becomes more concentrated, small and mid-sized producers are forced to either get bigger, get out, or get into a niche market.
The strain of avian flu is thought to spread mostly through contact with infected wild birds.
For U.S. soybean producers, the deal could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan.
Some have complained that the government pays farmers not to farm. It’s actually a complicated program sought by sustainable agriculture advocates.
These country of origin labels, as they are known, are part of an ongoing international trade dispute that has swept up Midwest ranchers.