The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the U.S. Department of Agriculture used bad data to justify new poultry inspection rules.
Increasingly, the soybean is being used in manufacturing — an ingredient in everything from glue to cleaning supplies to even furniture filling.
Tyson Foods announced it would suspend purchases of cattle treated with a controversial drug. Concerns for animal welfare or for sales in other countries?
The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
New research from UC Davis suggests that our brains automatically regulate salt intake, casting doubt on calls for Americans to cut salt consumption.
Drift can happen with any weed killer. A stiff breeze can carry tiny droplets from the sprayer in one field to the vineyard next door.
A nearly year-old movement to increase wages in the fast food industry spread to 50 cities with yesterday's strike.
Because the growing season doesn’t coincide with the school year, the question of how to most effectively use school gardens is often a concern.
The Natural Resources Defense Council suggests farmers could avoid major losses if they used practices that promote soil health.
As the popularity of organic eating continues to rise, the cost of organic food is falling.
It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.
The 24 teens in the program all sweat in the field. But they also transform the harvest into products like ketchup and become marketers of their business.
New research has shown that even a small amount of soda each day could turn kindergarteners into terrors.
Researchers have found a way to use Twitter for tracking and preventing those nightmare bouts of sickness from bad restaurant food.
Niche fishermen are facing an unexpected challenge to their livelihood from the state of Oklahoma, which is selling the fish eggs at a deep discount.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
Researchers have found the key to fish-free food for "black salmon," part of a global push for alternatives that could relieve pressure on taxed fisheries.
Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.
Some wine makers in Indiana are on track for their best seasons to date.
From the outside it may not look like a bastion of the American agriculture industry. Inside, it holds one of the world’s largest collections of seed.