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.
In part two of a three-part conversation, Wendell Berry talks about land economy vs. the money system and how to translate local focus into global awareness.
In part one of a three-part conversation, Wendell Berry describes how machines have changed the country and why it's important to be conscious of your place.
A recent study shows that American consumers may be willing to pay more to dine at "environmentally friendly" restaurants.
A new study warns that prolonged droughts are predicted within the century, which in turn will possibly lethally affect food production, water availability.
What are we eating and how much of the Earth's does it take? A new study breaks it down.
With an ever expanding population added to the millions already experiencing hunger, how can individuals and governments feed everyone in the future?
Growing genetically modified corn don't save farmers money, according to a new economic analysis from The Journal of Science.
After a decade of research and genetic modification by AquaBounty, the GE fish mature to adulthood more swiftly than non-GE relatives.