A massive expansion of the Panama Canal to meet the demand of the 21st Century is set to open as soon as early 2015.
Farmers markets continue to grow. Community gardens are now mainstream. The next extension of that is to actually get onto a working farm and participate.
Drought and disease have driven up the prices of beef, pork and chicken, scoring big profits for meat processing companies.
Local food sales numbers are hard to come by, but direct-to-consumer sales accounted for just 0.8 percent of food agricultural sales in 2007.
Millennials hold a significant amount of buying power, which can make or break fast food restaurants.
Walmart's announcement last week that it would sell organics at prices comparable to conventional foods has been met with skepticism.
Researchers for Wal-Mart found that 91 percent of their customers would buy organic foods for the right price.
Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.
Shopping as a way of connecting with your town. Lawmakers reached a compromise on the farm bill. Uplands Peak rescues farm animals. Broccoli soup for dinner.
Lawmakers decided to reconvene in January to hammer out a deal on a new five-year farm bill.
Doubling dairy prices loom as Congress makes its way back into session to focus on a myriad of issues, including the farm bill.
Corn farmers have been riding high prices for the last few years. But an expected bumper crop has prices falling this harvest season.
The act, which was inserted into the stopgap budget bill, tells the USDA it can go against court rulings to allow GMO cultivation. But is this a new power?
As of Saturday morning, no resolution had been reached on a new federal Farm Bill. Time is running out.
Following in the footsteps of Wal-Mart employees who struck on Black Friday, fast food workers in New York City staged a walkout early Thursday morning.
Food costs more than it did this time last year, and the effects are hitting the consumer.
As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization looked at 55 food groups to determine the prices for the month of November.
The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.
The hallmark of the PB & J isn't just jumping in price -- rising peanut butter prices could mean a shortage at food banks.