According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.
While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some sections are still desperately dry.
Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
We’re recognizing three farmers and two foragers who, by simplifying living and appreciating time spent outdoors, have learned what the landscape can offer.
Due to increased competition amongst hog farmers, indoor confined animal feeding operations are growing, even in the most environmentally sensitive areas.
Food waste accounts for 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gasses a year. Meanwhile 870 million people go hungry every day.
It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.
Sustainability activists and trend makers are abuzz this summer as more critters creep onto Western restaurant menus.
With Congress tackling a new farm bill this spring, farmers may end up with access to fewer dollars for conservation.
Despite record-breaking drought and a faltering economy, a new study indicates that Americans are throwing away as much as forty percent of their food each year
An internal newsletter published on the USDA website mentioned how Meatless Mondays could help the environment. The beef industry couldn't have disagreed more.
Even though coffee travels thousands of miles from farm to mug, a study found that the final step of brewing has the greatest impact on the carbon footprint.
Following weeks of heated debate, the farm bill is expected to go up for a vote in the Senate this week.
A group of scientists is questioning the company's claims of "more crop per drop."
Quality, choice and mobility are just as important as making fresh produce more available.
California-based Harrington Investments warned Monsanto they have significant lawsuits waiting to happen, but Monsanto rejected the study proposal.
Fighting weeds is probably the biggest challenge for organic farmers. Rachel Beyer and Ben Smith of Stranger's Hill Organics give some tips.
Cargill will offer palm oil that has been certified sustainable. The rain forests can breathe a sigh of relief?
What nutrients do plants need? What fertilizers should I use? How does companion planting work? We answer these questions to help your young sprouts grow.
In the final part of a three-part conversation, Wendell Berry talks about what communities need to do to be sustainable and he explains why he is hopeful.