Since 1998, Fair Trade USA has been certifying farms overseas that met its standards for workers and the environment. Now, the group is looking closer to home.
About 30 percent of Americans are predisposed to celiac disease but only 1 percent get it. A common virus may play a role in determining who gets the disease.
With solar companies offering top dollar to rent farmland, ag officials are concerned converted farmland could be permanently lost.
The study measures the difference in number and occurrence of field working days the climate becomes more volatile to agriculture.
Going cage-free is a costly, time-consuming process for even the biggest egg producers, like Indiana's Rose Acre Farms.
About 23,000 military families rely on food stamps, but advocates say that number is only a partial picture of the need among people who are currently serving.
The names Wallace and Garst loom large in the modern history of farming. Some descendants of these agriculture titans are trying to leave a different legacy.
Tom Vilsack is particularly troubled by the proposed elimination of a program that gives grant money to small towns to upgrade water treatment facilities.
Authorities control flour, and bakers say there isn't enough. But officials say bakers are diverting flour to more profitable brownies.
Buy an unhealthy snack and these vending machines take 25 seconds. Healthy fare drops instantly. Research suggests this "time tax" helps us make better choices.
Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.
Fewer farmers are responding to USDA surveys, which could throw off data, leaving farmers to fend for themselves when making choices for their businesses.
With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S., cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving to new bones, like alpaca.
While the state has a bountiful coastline it doesn't have easy access to kelp seed. Scientists are trying to incubate varieties that can be domestically farmed.
Catch shares allot fishermen a portion of the catch in advance, in hopes of keeping them from racing each other to sea, sometimes in risky climes.
A new report from Johns Hopkins University says a lack of rights for undocumented farm workers threatens public health and the food system.
An appeals court hears arguments Wednesday on the future of Philadelphia's landmark tax on sweetened drinks.
The U.K. and Canada released reports last month detailing efforts to reduce sugar consumption in their respective countries, with two different approaches.
With the prospect of the deal being re-worked or scrapped, some farmers are wondering why the President wants to mess with what they perceive as a good thing.
The plan is to help farmers adopt practices that reduce the amount of nitrates getting into the groundwater and implementing more efficient irrigation methods.