Rural towns like Brookfield, Missouri are trying to sell businesses on their assets, including a ready workforce, central location and affordable land.
Many farm workers call blueberries their favorite crop to pick, but it's a short season, and workers and their families have to keep moving.
For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for workers even as the harvest season is well underway.
As farmers put seeds in the ground -- and their confidence in another season -- they know they get just one shot at making their business profitable this year.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
TPP would make it harder for countries to prevent GMOs from entering their markets if they’re already approved in the U.S.
Some states base property tax rates on income potential. Others go by rental rates or recent land sales. However they’re calculated, the results are similar.
So far, USDA has spent $430 million on the system, a project known by the acronym MIDAS for Modernize and Innovate the Delivery of Agricultural Systems.
The number of food banks serving students on college campuses has climbed in recent years as more students seek a road out of poverty.
In 2014, Cuba imported more than $2 billion worth of food products – much of which is bought in bulk from countries in Asia or South America.
The newly formed Heinz Kraft Co. will be the third-largest American food company and the fifth-largest food company in the world.
Researchers analyze a queen bee's gut. Problems with an organic checkoff. Yams for dinner. A look at one Pakistani-American family's hybrid food traditions.
The thought of moving somewhere with lots of available water and open spaces gets the attention of dairy farmers like Marty DeHoog.
As sales slump for the organic retailer, Whole Foods seeks to expand its audience with a nationwide commercial campaign.
Demand can’t keep up with the jump in supply. Grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.
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.