Lawmakers decided to reconvene in January to hammer out a deal on a new five-year farm bill.
If approved by regulators, the merger is expected to bank Sysco $65 billion next year, up from $44 billion currently.
As farmers across the Midwest have plowed up grassland to grow more corn and soybeans, habitat for grassland birds has become increasingly scarce.
Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.
Doubling dairy prices loom as Congress makes its way back into session to focus on a myriad of issues, including the farm bill.
Fast food workers in 100 US cities are planning a strike this week, the largest in a year-long push for higher wages and better working conditions.
Funding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program isn’t just an urban concern. Families living amid fertile farmland increasingly rely on SNAP benefits.
Food pantries are serving more recipients across the nation this season after SNAP cuts took affect November 1.
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.
Food aid efforts are slow as typhoon Haiyan survivors are growing more desperate in the Philippines.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
Both sides of the GMO food debate like to claim science supports what they’re saying, and that leaves consumers in a bit of a bind.
After an aggressive media campaign from opponents, voters in Washington state are on the brink of rejecting a proposal to require labels on GMO foods.
A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.
Concerned with food waste? Ordered too much takeout? A new app will help with that.
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.
47 million Americans will see a reduction in their food stamp benefits starting November 1.
Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.
Indiana Representative Marlin Stutzman and Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will participate in the reignited Farm Bill debate in Congress.