Retail prices for choice cuts of beef are up 8 percent over the past year, but a rise in the nation's cattle numbers could mean relief for consumers.
Kansas departments Commerce and Agriculture have been touting the state at dairy conventions, press conferences, and on their websites.
Crops are not the only things wilting in the sweltering summer of 2012; the largest animals on the farm are also under stress.
Researchers at the University of Missouri have built a tool that can detect the threat of heat stress in specific animals.
Mad cow disease has been found in California. Officials insist there's no cause for alarm.
As food production has become more industrialized, food factories have found ways to continue to recycle massive amounts of would-be food waste.
The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.
Jane and Peter Kunz started dairy farming because they were dissatisfied with the local dairy products. Now they're winning prizes for their yogurt and cheese.