Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.
Many poultry shows have been canceled. What this could mean for Jana Wilson's rare chicken breeds. Flan with Seth Elgar. And, farm chemicals and cancer rates.
Huge companies and start-ups alike are investing in technology designed to support and improve agriculture and, in the process, they’re creating new jobs.
Project manager David King says the program can help farmers, producers and consumers. He says the state needs Indiana people buying Indiana products.
This season's storms aren't a fluke. They're one consequence of a century long pattern in which the Midwest has gotten as much as two degrees warmer.
The USDA forecasts that the world’s overall coffee production will bounce back from a downward slope after record crops in key countries.
According to the National Safety Council, 1 out of every 10 agriculture injuries results in amputation.
The French government has passed a law requiring supermarkets to give unsold food to charities. Activists are pressuring the UN to follow suit.
The real problem, say some farmers and federal officials, is that the American and Chinese regulators don’t approve new technologies at the same time.
The government’s current definition of a farmer includes owning land or equipment, and doing at least 1,000 hours of manual labor a year.
For the first time in state history, California has instated mandatory water regulations.
Altogether, 15 federal agencies play a role in food safety, from the EPA to the Centers for Disease Control.
Former food and agriculture lobbyists have taken staff posts in the Senate Agriculture Committee as Congress prepares to move on a new legislative agenda.
While some farmers see drones as a way to help their bottom line, others see them as a potential invasion of privacy.
About 20 years ago, scientists realized peaks and valleys of the carbon cycle are reaching higher and lower levels. The Corn Belt may be contributing to that.
Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.
Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.
An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.
Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.
In their simple farm clothes, it can be easy to forget the women are nuns - save for the fact they still wear the familiar fitted white coif.