Missouri is the second state to add the right to farm to its constitution, behind North Dakota.
For some of the nation, it's hard to believe spring can be around the corner. Get your mind in a warmer place with five spring-related posts.
Veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be unemployed than both civilians and veterans of other wars.
Remember how everything was "low-fat" in the 1990s? Today's shift from low-fat, packaged foods to fresh, healthier food is worrying the packaged food industry.
Crop insurance, which is heavily subsidized with public money, is meant to function as the main farm support program.
While some farmers see drones as a way to help their bottom line, others see them as a potential invasion of privacy.
Meat industry groups have dropped a lawsuit against the USDA's rules requiring labels that identify country of origin for meat products.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found lower levels of pesticides in those who consume organic foods.
Finding workers to don coveralls, muck boots and endure the occasional splash of manure, or spritz of urine is not as simple as putting an ad in the newspaper.
Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.
The FDA and USDA split food safety responsibilities currently. A total of 12 agencies enforce about 30 different laws.
According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.
About 20 years ago, scientists realized peaks and valleys of the carbon cycle are reaching higher and lower levels. The Corn Belt may be contributing to that.
Don Thompson is officially retiring, but many speculate pressure from investors helped make the decision.
It is now illegal for Seattle residents to throw food waste into garbage bins. Penalties will start in July.
The organic food market is exploding and many fish farmers and retailers want in. But some in the organic industry say “not so fast.”
The European Union has decided to allow individual nations to ban GMOs on grounds including town and country planning.
Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.