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.
Purdue agronomy professor Robert Nielsen says historical data doesn’t show a strong correlation between planting dates and crop yields.
A Purdue University investigation found that about 29 percent of Indiana’s honeybees died off this past winter.
A "locavore" advocacy group has released this year’s index ranking states in order of their best access to local food.
Minnesota, the country's largest turkey producer, has seen nine farms diagnosed with bird flu infections.
For the first time in state history, California has instated mandatory water regulations.
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.
New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has agreed to pull the "Kids Eat Right" logo from Kraft Singles after members threatened to leave the group.
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."
The newly formed Heinz Kraft Co. will be the third-largest American food company and the fifth-largest food company in the world.
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.
Nearly 74,000 Amy's Kitchen organic products have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada for potential listeria contamination from spinach.
The new farm bill includes three crop insurance options for farmers – this is the first time there's been more than one choice.
Coca-cola has seen its profits tumble in developed nations and instability in its developing markets. So what is a soda giant to do?
To find out what's inside a healthy queen bee, an IU Biology professor and other researchers looked at queen bees’ gut bacteria — called a microbiome.
Checkoffs have been the subject of Supreme Court cases, where farmers have argued that a mandatory payment for advertising infringes on free speech.