There are few inexpensive and low-labor options to control the aggressive field invaders, which potentially cut into their profits.
Hezam Kittani liked the elevated, computerized planters funded by USAID. But he wanted to figure out a way to build the system without relying on grants.
Millions of people in Yemen and sub-Saharan Africa are facing food shortages and severe malnutrition. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Justin Forsyth of UNICEF.
We asked our readers what they wanted to know about world hunger? So many thoughtful questions came in that we did a roundup of queries about hunger and famine.
The animal “at no time presented a risk to the food supply, or to human health in the United States,” according to the USDA.
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods in June rocked the grocery industry and inspired a flood of speculation from analysts.
In one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, a gardening cooperative is helping residents rediscover farming — in the sky.
One rural school district in Missouri offers credit for online classes in an effort to give its students the educational opportunities it can’t afford.
Can you drink cappuccino after breakfast? Should you take espresso in a cup or a glass? Italy has much to say about when and how to enjoy it.
The federal agency wants school districts to better communicate with parents their policies for unpaid student lunch debts.
The tart, funky-tasting "sidra natural" can taste a bit off to first-timers. but as America's craft hard-cider market grows, people are warming up to the drink.
The fish were nearly wiped out from the Gulf 20 or 30 years ago, so the catch is closely regulated.
The rules ban cattle sale for slaughter at livestock markets and come at a time of escalating tensions between Hindu extremists and beef-eating minorities.
Dicamba is suspected in the damage of tens of thousands of farm acres primarily in Arkansas, but also in southeast Missouri and in neighboring states.
Wildfires can be started by neglected campfires or cigarette butts. They can ignite from prescribed burns run amok or launch from lightning strikes.
A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies.
New research indicates that the suicide rate for farmers has continued to climb higher since the 1980s compared to workers in other industries.
In small, rural, diverse towns like Denison, Iowa, religious institutions can serve as prominent points of connection between the different communities.
As many as 2 million acres of soybeans may have been harmed by a popular weedkiller drifting into neighboring fields.
A new technique based on recording buzzing bees hopes to show farmers just how much pollinating the native bee population is doing in their fields.