New rules clear the way for industrial fish farming in the Gulf of Mexico, a move environmental groups say would threaten an ecosystem already under siege.
A site dedicated to leasing and using farm equipment is making available expensive machinery during the times producers need it most.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.
In a victory for pro-labeling supporters, Campbell Soup Company announced it supports mandatory labeling of GMOs.
TPP would make it harder for countries to prevent GMOs from entering their markets if they’re already approved in the U.S.
Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.
The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.
It was an unseasonably warm December in some parts of the Midwest. What does that mean for farmers?
Nebraska irrigates more farmland than any state and a lot of that water is pumped from underground. A new program may help both farmers and endangered species.
Seed companies have poured billions into biotech soybeans and corn that raises more grain with less water. Now, there’s a push to grow wheat research.
Another outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest remains likely, even if farms and public health systems are more prepared to deal with it.
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
Three of the world’s largest facilities are scheduled to come on stream in the next year to produce a variety of nitrogen products.
From tacos to quinoa, some foods were everywhere in 2015. What will be the "it" foods of 2016?
For years, the antibiotic colistin was known as the best chance to combat antibiotic resistance. But journalist Maryn McKenna says there’s bad news.
The industry fears that PED, not yet eradicated and known as a pernicious, intrepid world traveler, will come charging back this winter.
A new food pantry database is connecting about two thousand food banks and partner agencies to ensure food donations end up getting used.
What we have pieced together from interviews and public records shows that PED confounded researchers and industry insiders scrambling to contain it.
A consumer advocacy group reports that many farms that produce ‘organic’ eggs differ little from traditional industrial egg farms.
Processes that were once the purview of specialty labs are now being put into pocket-sized products to give consumers the ability to analyze their foods.