Toxic algae blooms put a pinch on this year's Dungeness crab harvest in California, but signs say the fishery could bounce back this year.
The government says the number of hungry U.S. kids has dropped to the lowest level since before the Great Recession.
The German pharmaceutical and crop chemical company’s most recent offer to acquire Monsanto was $65 million, a 2 percent increase on its previous offer.
A new report from the U.N. shows little regulation of the seaweed industry and growing concern for the spread of diseases that can disrupt ecological balance.
There are several reasons why getting a start in commercial hop growing can be daunting, from expensive start-up costs to intensive labor demands.
An effort to decrease air pollution is impacting the food on our plate. Now, agriculture experts and farmers are using different practices to find a solution.
Genetically modified crops replaced insecticides, and, at first, some herbicides. But herbicide use has rebounded.
Researchers are looking at ways to combat pests by introducing predatory bugs, but there is danger in introducing a new species to an ecosystem.
Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health?
The federal agency says beef and poultry products may now be labeled as "non-GMO."
Last week, thousands of dead mussels washed up on the shore of Long Island.
The extended drought in California has farmers looking for ways to use less water. Among them, growing feed for sheep indoors using hydroponics.
This year, many fields are bone dry and that has many farmers in the region thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and the water that is there.
From carnival barkers and Ferris wheels, to snorts and moos of livestock, county fairs are noisy affairs. Add to the din this season: chainsaws buzzing.
Last year's forest fires have produced a bumper crop of morels, but the Forest Service isn't issuing commercial licenses in some prime picking spots.
The federal agency is buying 11 million pounds of cheese to combat a weak market and stock food banks across the country.
Making soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat is an ancient technique being adapted to modern times.
Oats are a popular cover crop. Typically they're killed when it’s time to plant the cash crop. Giving oats a full season would offer farmers a product to sell.
A small but growing number of bakers, chefs and pasta makers are making their own flour with the age-old method of stone milling.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee plans to examine proposed mergers among agricultural chemical and seed companies in a September hearing.