Environmentalists argued the EPA should establish maximum levels of nitrogen and phosphorus, and then have a means to penalize states that exceed those amounts.
The largest chunk of sales in 2015 were made to local schools, hospitals and wholesalers.
This is the fourth year Monsanto has hosted fantasy farming competitions. Schools that produce the highest yield and generate the most profit win cash prizes.
Few coffee aficionados are putting a Mr. Coffee machine on their wish list. But 40 years ago, it would've been at the top.
As the White House ramps up for a profound transition in January, many questions remain about the fate of food and agriculture legislation under new leadership.
New research indicates that massive hog farms in North Carolina serve as breeding grounds for flu bugs before they jump from pigs to humans.
A new Bloomberg report says tainted seafood from China, long banned in the U.S., is being rerouted through other countries, like Malaysia and Ecuador.
The agrihood includes gardens, an orchard, free produce for local organizations, and agriculture education.
Some members of Congress say the "milk" label on food is legally reserved for only one beverage source: cows.
Public health experts call the controversial findings an industry attempt to undermine scientific consensus.
Corporation-owned farms do exist, the USDA notes, but they’re far out-produced and outnumbered by the country’s family farms.
A proposal that would jumpstart the chicken business in Nebraska has some residents concerned about the potential impact on the environment.
Some of the country’s largest farm organizations are lobbying the incoming administration to drop rules that would change the production of organic meat.
The sugar industry dominated Hawaii's economy for over a century, but it has shrunk in recent years. Hawaii's last sugar mills wrapped up its final harvest.
When Germany halted exports in WWII, Spanish brewers asked farmers to plant hops. Now, this town produces almost all hops used by Spain's craft beer industry.
Many have noted the distinctive smell asparagus gives urine, but most of us lack the ability to sniff it out and not everyone may produce it.
The U.S. has issued regulations to protect farmers from mistreatment by big meat companies. But will the rules survive under the Trump administration?
A trawling experiment in the Gulf of Maine aims to scoop up abundant and profitable flatfish, while bypassing once plentiful but now depleted cod population.
The merger of the two companies is projected to close by the end of 2017 and is awaiting anti-trust approval.
Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers in Okinawa, Japan. Today, its fusion of tastes is loved by locals and tourists alike.