Food waste accounts for 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gasses a year. Meanwhile 870 million people go hungry every day.
Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.
With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.
Wet winter weather means wheat forecasts are looking up.
Sysco recently became the latest company to announce it will phase out pork produced with gestation crates. Farmers worry they’ll be left picking up the tab.
Crops are not the only things wilting in the sweltering summer of 2012; the largest animals on the farm are also under stress.
Much of Indiana has been in a drought since May, and on this week's Noon Edition, we'll talk about how the low rainfall is impacting your plants.
The House voted to pass their farm bill Thursday, but there's still work ahead to reconcile both the Senate and the House bills before the Sept. 30 deadline.
The farm bill has made it closer to becoming law. The Senate passed it in a 2-1 vote Thursday, but the bill still has to clear the House.
The warm spring, spring frost and dry summer are taking a toll on Indiana farmers.
The base rate for an acre of farmland is supposed to reach $2,000 by 2015. It was $500 in 2000.
Want to know more about local food? The USDA's new website is there to help.
The EPA found that GM corn from Monsanto might be losing effectiveness in battling rootworm.
The Simpsons believe what distinguishes them from other farms is their practice of feeding only organically-raised grain to their animals.
Farmers sold nearly $5 billion dollars worth of local produce in 2008, and that number is expected to rise.
The new 2012 farm bill is close to completion. However, the speed in which the bill was created means less input from the public -- unless farmers have a say.
The popularity of CSA farming has grown exponentially over the past several years--but where does it come from?
Extreme heat has damaged this year's corn supply, and it could translate to higher food prices down the road.
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.
My family had an adventure picking our own berries at a local farm, but the best part was enjoying the cobbler I made from them.