Agriculture is a big business fueled by big businesses. But farmers themselves still come in many sizes.
The farm bill has made it closer to becoming law. The Senate passed it in a 2-1 vote Thursday, but the bill still has to clear the House.
In his new book "Cheese and Culture," Paul Kindstedt happens to tell the story of human civilization by way of cheese making.
A group of scientists is questioning the company's claims of "more crop per drop."
It’s spring along the Missouri River in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas, and farmers are back on the land, trying to fix what nature broke.
With farmers expected to put in more acres of corn than they have since the Great Depression, this fall’s harvest could be one for the record books.
Denny's is the latest restaurant to announce it will stop buying from pork farmers who crate pregnant sows. Domino's Pizza has made the opposite announcement.
We’ll talk with our panelists about how they’ll make sure the bounty of this season's farm products make it onto your table.
In part two of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how recent legislation is both helping and hurting farm animals.
In an effort to trim the federal budget, House Republicans have voted to cut $33 billion from food assistance programs over the next decade.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
Connecticut gets closer to labeling genetically modified organisms in their food -- but not everyone supports the measure.
Southern Indiana's unusual weather this winter has meant that sappers at Burton's Maplewood Farms have had to get a jump start on tapping maple trees.
As food production has become more industrialized, food factories have found ways to continue to recycle massive amounts of would-be food waste.
Community supported agriculture means fresh, local food and being connected to the farmers and the land. But not everyone is sold on the traditional model.
In back-to-back announcements, the FDA dropped all attempts to restrict two types of antibiotics used in livestock while imposing new restrictions on a third.
The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.
The freaky fast farm bill has slammed to a halt with the failure of a bipartisan "super committee."
As the farm bill creeps closer to being voted on, Michael Pollan releases a video urging Americans to recognize how important the legislation is to their lives.
The federal Farm Bill is rewritten every five years. The 2012 bill, however, is likely to be written in two weeks.