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.
Fruit lovers should be very concerned by the increasing number of bats dying from white nose syndrome.
China just arrested 14 involved with feeding illegal chemicals to pigs.
New certification for fish farms may help consumers make more sustainable choices when buying seafood.
Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are working to grow meat from cultures.
The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.
Growing genetically modified corn don't save farmers money, according to a new economic analysis from The Journal of Science.
Apple season is here! Try out this delicious apple dumpling recipe.
Everything from the weather to a contamination in an ingredient in their chicken feed was blamed for the nationwide salmonella outbreak at the Iowa egg farm.
Jeff Mease returns to Earth Eats to talk animal husbandry, pork, and his relationship to the big and beautiful pigs he raises on his farm.
Earth Eats talks with Tracy and Christina Hunter of Hunter's Honey Farm about raising bees and their family's more than 4 generations in the honey business.