Bringing monitoring technology to farmer’s fields means the farmer instantly knows how much fertilizer that area needs. They can then avoid applying too much.
In the past few years, Monsanto has purchased weather analysis companies and big data firms. The company now wants to buy the Swiss chemical company, Syngenta.
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.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
The parts of the federal government that regulate agricultural pesticide use want nothing to do with legalized marijuana.
Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.
According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.
What is 'pink slime'? Where does it come from? And why has everybody suddenly started to care about it?
Fighting weeds is probably the biggest challenge for organic farmers. Rachel Beyer and Ben Smith of Stranger's Hill Organics give some tips.
Public relations professionals take note -- surprises aren't always met with delight.
We speak with Tracy Hunter, a third generation beekeeper. Bees are in trouble and two filmmakers want you to know. And, beets and honey make a sweet condiment.
Even the best-loved plants can get infected by disease. Here are organic tips and tricks to apply to your garden to keep your crops healthy.
A string of new investigations of dangerous food products suggests that China's food safety reform has not been effective enough.
There are inventive ways to avoid all the store-bought dyes and chemicals when you're coloring eggs this Easter. It’s fun to do it yourself - and it's science!
China just arrested 14 involved with feeding illegal chemicals to pigs.
In order to protect the public from fluorosis and unnecessary chemicals, the HHS and EPA recommend that fluoride levels in drinking water be lowered.
Reducing soda consumption is undeniably a healthier choice for consumers. However, Michael Bloomberg's proposal raises controversial issues of classism.