Changes to the WIC program include more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, yogurt and fish.
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
In 2005, USDA researcher Dana Blumenthal set out to document what effect climate change will have on large swathes of grassland.
Scientists in Tasmania are tracking bees with tiny wireless devices in an effort to understand why hives are collapsing.
In Commodity Challenge, you have fake bushels of grain. You line up a marketing strategy, watch the real markets and then see what your decisions earned you.
The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.
Unhealthy foods are already being taken out of school lunches. Next up is the removal of unhealthy food marketing in schools.
Organic farmers are raising opposition to FDA food safety rules that will put the squeeze on small-production farms.
New research indicates that soil is eroding from farms much faster than previously thought.
Some parts of California haven't seen rain since July 1. This week, farmers were told they will not receive water from government reservoirs.
The 2012 Census of Agriculture shows the number of farmers under 35 years-old has grown slightly, about 1 percent nationally.
According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland is decreasing.
In the United States, more than 75 percent of food contains genetically modified ingredients. What's a GMO-free consumer to do?
Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.
Farmers are using precision information from their fields to prescribe exact doses of everything from seeds to fertilizer. How much data do they want to share?
As the world's topsoil erodes and drinking water stores dwindle, developed countries could be forced to recycle more human waste to grow food. How safe is it?
Reports of pesticide contamination and wind-borne GM seeds have farmers at loggerheads over seemingly irreconcilable practices.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
The dairy industry is more efficient than ever, but ramping up production is costly and often out of reach for some small dairies.
Nearly 9 million pounds of beef have been recalled after the USDA discovered diseased animals were processed without proper oversight.