Food banks are increasingly saying no junk food donations. Some schools are sending healthier donations by salvaging uneaten foods in cafeterias.
There’s a rich tapestry of Western lore built around Rocky Mountain oysters thanks to the food’s cowboy provenance.
Wild pigs are an invasive species first introduced to Indiana in the late 1980s. They're blamed for millions of dollars in damage to crops each year.
National Organic Standards Board voted to go back to the drawing board with the goal to come up with specific definitions on what can and can’t be certified.
Supermarket food prices dropped in October for the sixth straight month. The Farm Bureau's measure of Thanksgiving meal prices dropped, too.
Warming summers in Greenland have raised hopes for expansion of agriculture, but the summers have been drier, causing a decline in the number of sheep farms.
The National Organic Standards Board plans to decide whether hydroponically grown foods can be sold under the label "certified organic."
President-elect Trump's agricultural advisory committee and his picks for Secretary of Agriculture provide insight into ag policies for the next four years.
Rural America at a Glance 2016 underlines the economic distress many rural residents, and voters, have felt since the Great Recession.
A new study shows that the “greening” of Earth under warmer temperatures has slowed the rate of increasing CO2 over the last decade – though only by a little.
Sacred Seed aims to bring back the corn-growing traditions that were once central to the diet and culture of many Plains Indian tribes.
Ad campaigns of the first and second world wars sold Americans on this surprising pairing. These two flavors have chemistry that cannot be denied.
Many veterans making the tough transition home find a new sense of purpose in the field, tending to vegetables or livestock.
Truffles are a smelly fungus. They're also one of the most coveted foods in the world. NPR's Planet Money asks why people are willing to pay so much for them.
The UN says Hurricane Matthew’s toll on food stores in Haiti has left 800,000 people hungry one month after the storm struck.
An Oxford University study says taxing beef and dairy products at the cost of their impact on the climate will reduce emissions and improve consumer health.
Three cities in California, as well as Boulder, Colo., adopted taxes on sugary drinks, a move aimed at combating obesity.
Simply shuffling the shelves may be a powerful way to help those living in poverty choose healthier options, a nationwide study of food banks suggests.
After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.
Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. Environmental groups watch to see if they keep their promises.