Conflicting interpretations of scientific research have led various authorities to issue different levels of concern over pesticide use.
Is there a difference between organic milk bought in a grocery store and milk bought straight from farmers? Reporter Peter Whoriskey talks about his findings.
Harvest Public Media’s Peggy Lowe sat down with the Secretary of Agriculture to talk about Trump Administration’s priorities for our food system.
Parks jotted the recipe down on the back of an envelope. A Library of Congress curator says "this recipe is quintessentially African-American."
The FDA has put off a rule requiring calorie counts on menus at big food chains until May next year.
A new apple variety is on its way. It's called Cosmic Crisp, and farmers in Washington state are planting these trees by the millions.
President Trump recently accused Canada of unfairly blocking imports of milk from the U.S. He was taking aim at a system that defiantly rejects the free market.
Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.
Immigrants choose to go through the naturalization process for many reasons, including gaining the right to vote and to rest easy about immigration status.
Ag Secretary Perdue says he’s hired a labor lawyer to help design the program that can help keep undocumented workers here, but remove criminals.
Residents of Pretty Prairie, Kansas are concerned about how federal budget cuts might affect their ability to pay for a new water treatment system.
The USDA set aside $6 million in aid to help farmers and ranchers affected by the fires.
Digesters convert livestock manure into electricity, but some have found the technology too pricey to maintain.
New research shows breeding plants with larger root systems may be the key to storing more carbon in the soil, especially in large agricultural operations.
Schisandra is made into soups and jams and prized as a medicinal plant. Now the berry is at the center of a dramatic new approach to conservation.
An investigation found that the more than 500,000 slaughterhouse and meat processing plant workers have some of the most dangerous factory jobs in America.
Farmers fixing their own equipment would be an obvious blow to the business of tractor dealers who have cornered the market on repair.
Perdue earned a doctorate in veterinary medicine and has had a long career operating family agribusiness and transportation companies.
Two years after a devastating bird flu outbreak in the Midwest, many farmers here say they now have a better idea of how to keep bird flu at bay.
With a declining farm economy and trade with vital global markets in disarray, Sonny Perdue confronts an agriculture industry in search of stability.