In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.
Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
With corn selling for nearly half of what it did in 2012, grain farmers are in the midst of a downturn and it’s hitting beginning farmers hardest.
Trying to fight that bad mood with food? Think again.
Can egg-less mayonnaise really be called "mayo?" Unilever, maker of Hellmann's mayonnaise, is taking the issue to court.
But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.
Voters in Colorado resoundingly rejected the labeling of foods that contain the derivatives of genetically modified – or GMO – crops.
When the vault first came to the public’s attention, Cary Fowler says the apocalyptic structure was enticing to writers, far more than a frozen gene depository.
On Election Day, GMOs are a hot topic in Colorado, Oregon and Maui.
Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.
Packaged foods are designed for taste, not health, and the nutrition labels don't tell you the whole story.
Some sheep ranchers have taken advantage of the local food movement to sell wool to customers at farmers markets.
The children of Latino immigrants may be uniquely qualified to lead the future of the Midwest’s agricultural economy.
Farming is already more ethnically diverse than it was even a decade ago and immigrants of all stripes are working the land.
Halloween candy is risky business for kids with food allergies, but the Teal Project is making it safe for all to Trick-or-Treat.
As sales slump for the organic retailer, Whole Foods seeks to expand its audience with a nationwide commercial campaign.
Demand can’t keep up with the jump in supply. Grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.
McDonald’s has launched an aggressive advertising campaign to counter unflattering claims about its food. Will myth-busting restore trust in consumers?
Do you know what impact your produce has on the environment or the lives of the workers who farmed it? Whole Foods wants to help inform you.
When asked if Dick Humes thought picking corn by hand was in his blood, he laughed and said, of course. “It’s an art. A dying art."