For many Midwesterners, wind is an occasional nuisance. For farmers, though, the wind’s impact can be huge — drying out crops and eroding topsoil.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
An unlikely coalition of farmers, businesses, social advocates is pushing for a law in Kansas that would create a work program benefiting illegal immigrants.
Four states have found rootworm damage to their corn crops despite using Monsanto's genetically-modified seeds, and the EPA is not happy.
The hallmark of the PB & J isn't just jumping in price -- rising peanut butter prices could mean a shortage at food banks.
The price of your PB&J is about to rise as drought and too few peanuts have impacted the cost of peanut butter.
Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!
Flooding, drought and extreme weather have taken their toll on the nation's crops, but the damage may not be as bad as we think.
Bad news for Midwest corn growers -- a new study has found some pests have developed an immunity to Monsanto's genetically-altered corn seeds.
Global food prices are already at a record high and will continue to rise because of this year's extreme weather.
A House budget committee voted to change who receives farm subsidies. Now, it's farmers who make $250,000 or less annually, down from $750,000.
Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.
A group of organic farmers are suing Monsanto to contest their patent on genetically modified seeds.
Scientists are working to develop wheat that can resist drought and feed the 2.3 billion people predicted to live on Earth in the next 50 years.
As hunger continues to rise in the United States, gleaners helps save crops for those in need.
After the deregulation of alfalfa, organic consumer groups are divided on where to place the blame.
Documents published by WikiLeaks show that diplomats aggressively lobbied the EU and the Vatican to buy US GMO crops.
Growing genetically modified corn don't save farmers money, according to a new economic analysis from The Journal of Science.
The largest repository for European fruits and berries in the world is scheduled to be demolished to make way for a housing development.