Huge companies and start-ups alike are investing in technology designed to support and improve agriculture and, in the process, they’re creating new jobs.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
This season's storms aren't a fluke. They're one consequence of a century long pattern in which the Midwest has gotten as much as two degrees warmer.
Healthy dung beetle populations can make a cow pie disappear in a matter of hours, but dung beetle populations have been declining for decades.
Hens can live up to ten years but they only lay eggs for about five. That’s when most birds end up on the chopping block. But in cities, it’s more complicated.
Jana Wilson gives tips for raising chicks. What about birds at the end of their lives? Swiss chard plus cheese, with Daniel Orr. Why farmers burn their fields.
An E. coli vaccine has been on the market for years that could reduce the risk of getting sick. It’s a vaccine for cows, but not many cows are getting it.
For the first time in state history, California has instated mandatory water regulations.
Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.
Studies done before the ACA’s enactment found that farmers were among the groups least likely to have health insurance.
Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.
Oogie McGuire sends and receives sheep from across the U.S., one way to ensure that her flock and others are getting new blood.
According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.
A spike in feed prices has resulted in rising wholesale meat costs, but that doesn't mean turkey will cost more this year.
In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.
Demand can’t keep up with the jump in supply. Grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.
Researchers are simulating future growing conditions to help predict climate change effects and stave off food-system challenges ahead.
Regional food hubs work like online farmer's markets. A study will determine the demand for more hubs in Indiana.
Reaction to Will Potter’s plan in farm country has ranged from anger, invitations to visit the farms, and warnings about the drones becoming target practice.
Emily Robbins wanted to be outside and hang out with her dad, so getting to drive tractor was a natural thing.