Berry pickers in Washington state have formed one of the first farmworker unions to come along in many years.
The announcement marks the end of 14 years of efforts to eliminate antibiotics in Perdue's chicken products.
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes.
San Francisco-based Hampton Creek makes several types of plant-based mayo products.
A stunning 90 percent of US urban streams contained concentrations of pesticides, most of which were used to keep bugs out of our homes and away from our yards.
Indiana's 200 or so veterinarians do a lot of driving, and starting in January, they'll need to do even more.
So far this year, 895 people from 48 states have gotten sick, and a few hundred were hospitalized. One person died.
Whether future occupants of the East Wing decide to get their hands dirty in the garden, its future has been cemented on the White House South Lawn.
Low prices at grocery stores have created the largest gap between restaurant and grocery prices in the last decade.
Farmers’ associations are fighting proposed EPA restrictions on the herbicide atrazine, saying new rules would drive up costs and reduce yields.
Seven species of the yellow-faced bee, which is the only bee native to Hawaii, have been designated as endangered.
While federal regulations have successfully cut back some types of water pollution, they have little muscle in combating agricultural runoff.
As harvest of winter wheat got underway in June in Kansas, the price began plummeting.
Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means.
A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.
Modeled after community gardens, the sweet setups allow beekeepers to maintain hives in public spaces.
A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.
Planting cover crops and spoon-feeding fertilizer are two ways to cut agriculture’s contribution to nitrates in water, but not enough farmers are buying in yet.
The prospect of fewer, larger companies controlling so much of the basic food supply is giving some farmers and anti-trust advocates heartburn.
Scientists have discovered a soil microbe with a gene that kills the corn rootworm, an insect that farmers spend $1 billion each year trying to control.