A new technique based on recording buzzing bees hopes to show farmers just how much pollinating the native bee population is doing in their fields.
A new study conducted across Europe finds that seeds coated with neonicotinoid pesticides harm bees living nearby, but the damage depends on local conditions.
This year authorities uncovered a "beehive chop shop:" nearly $1 million in stolen hives in a field in Fresno County.
A warm winter in Georgia, followed by a March freeze wiped out most of this year's crop, and what's left may not leave the state.
A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores.
Beef and poultry get labels designating humane treatment; seafood doesn't. Two fishermen want to change that.
In his book The Potlikker Papers, John T. Edge tells modern Southern history through food, which means digging into issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity.
Small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved Amazon is taking over, but their hopes may collide with Amazon's cost-cutting tactics.
Several efforts are underway to turn food byproducts into food containers to curb plastic pollution and food waste at the same time.
Since 2004, Fallen Fruit has been planting fruit trees around Los Angeles. The trees produce hundreds of pounds of produce a year — all free to the public.
Amid labor shortages and rising global demand for food, companies are developing better and smarter robots to fill gaps and boost production in the field.
As each new innovation came to market, farmers who could afford it jumped on board. Those who could not were unable to keep up. And it's still true in Colorado.
Farmers sign multi-million dollar deals to do business with big corporations. It requires a major investment from farmers, who hope the investment will pay off.
A federal jury found seed giant Syngenta negligent when it introduced strains of genetically engineered corn seed that were not approved for import by China.
Twenty percent of baby food samples were found to contain lead, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. Pediatricians say there's no safe lead level.
Several municipalities across the US are looking into benefits and side effects of soda taxes that have recently passed or are now going into effect.
Farmer Jon McConaughy's animals live their whole lives on his farm, and they die there, too. He tries to make the end as stress-free and respectful as he can.
The "off-bottom" production method, in which oysters are grown in hanging baskets tumbled by waves, is starting to flourish on the Gulf coast.
Intellectual property is often hard to protect, no matter what form it takes. The technology used in our food system, however, presents a unique challenge.
Once merged, the companies plan to then split off into three separate businesses, one of which will be focused on agriculture.