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.
CE Pugh on how food co-ops will compete in an increasingly competitive market. Homemade root beer from Bea's Soda Bar. Daniel Orr fries up some squash flowers.
Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.
For U.S. soybean producers, the deal could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan.
When asked if Dick Humes thought picking corn by hand was in his blood, he laughed and said, of course. “It’s an art. A dying art."
Agritourism is becoming bigger business all over the Midwest, with more than 2,000 farms boasting some kind of agritourism.
At the seventh annual UpCup Homebrewing Competition, homebrewers compete for a chance to have their beer produced and sold by Upland Brewing Company.
Drought and disease have driven up the prices of beef, pork and chicken, scoring big profits for meat processing companies.
Earth Eats blogger Chef Clara Moore is a contestant on the Bravo's new cooking show "Around The World In 80 Plates."
Barb Schaller is an award winning jam maker, pickler and expert canner. We asked her to give up her secrets.
Today on Earth Eats: two cocktails that utilize fresh herbs from the garden, and a look at a fast-growing hobby among do-it-yourself’ers – home brewing.