Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. How a small seed company in Nebraska helps explain the transformation.
Headlines once warned the quinoa boom was putting the crop out of the reach of those who grow it. New studies put those fears to rest, but bad news looms.
Ranchers in California decided against adding a state checkoff in 2012. Now, some beef producers are lining up against adding required contributions.
In the U.S., soda taxes haven't had the impact activists had hoped for, but globally it's a different story.
Activists are demanding an end to research on GMO bananas designed to fight vitamin A deficiency.
A modern broiler, or meat chicken, grows incredibly fast. The bird suffers as a result. Now Whole Foods wants its suppliers to shift to slower-growing breeds.
Rivers are unpredictable and they can’t always be contained. That can leave farmers and residents of the floodplain in the midst of a confusing situation.
After a GMO labeling bill was blocked in the US Senate, big food companies announced plans to comply with Vermont's label law.
Groups designed for farm women are not just about the social and emotional support. They serve an educational role as well.
General Mills, Kellogg and Mars will start labeling foods produced with genetic engineering. That's all because of a Vermont law set to take effect July 1.
More agricultural trade and cooperation with Cuba could bring a glut of organic produce from the island nation.
Chipotle may be stepping back from food safety measures adopted after the restaurant's disease outbreaks.
Some animal welfare and food safety advocates think divestment is the key to large-scale change in the factory farm industry.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted down federal legislation that would make state GMO label laws invalid.
The Omaha Biofuels Co-op collects from 25 restaurants around the city but also gathers about 1,000 gallons of fry oil from churches’ seasonal Lenten fish fries.
As more states legalize certain types of cannabis, the industry turns to traditional farmers for help transforming the plant into America's next big cash crop.
Global agriculture behemoth Cargill has announced plans to reduce the use of key antibiotics on farms in Texas, Kansas and Colorado.
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus found in this country closely matched the version circulating in China, fueling speculation that the virus came from there.
Investment in food and agriculture technology startups reached $4.6 billion in 2015. The leading driver of that growth was investment in drones and robotics.
Researchers are using social media tools to analyze everything from kids’ nutrition to food deserts.