Denny's is the latest restaurant to announce it will stop buying from pork farmers who crate pregnant sows. Domino's Pizza has made the opposite announcement.
An unlikely coalition of farmers, businesses, social advocates is pushing for a law in Kansas that would create a work program benefiting illegal immigrants.
Thanks to high commodity prices and surging productivity, U.S. farmers earned a record net income of nearly $98 billion last year.
Want to know more about local food? The USDA's new website is there to help.
Health advocacy groups are campaigning to eliminate the use of antibiotics in livestock and they’re taking their message directly to the farmer.
Selling raw milk is illegal in Indiana, but residents find ways around it despite the ban.
A new trade agreement will mean more organic food choices for American and European consumers.
New farmers are leaving the suburbs and rat race for a life on the land, and the government is taking notice.
California-based Harrington Investments warned Monsanto they have significant lawsuits waiting to happen, but Monsanto rejected the study proposal.
Harvest Public Media’s Jessica Naudziunas visits with beef and dairy farmers to ask how today’s Scarlet A - antibiotics - fits into their healthy cow equation.
What does the split mean for those looking for an ethical cup of coffee?
Organic milk is growing in popularity, but that may not be the reason why consumers are having a hard time getting their hands on a carton.
Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has had both positive and negative relationships with small-scale farmers. Here's a sampling of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
As the farm bill creeps closer to being voted on, Michael Pollan releases a video urging Americans to recognize how important the legislation is to their lives.
Farmers sold nearly $5 billion dollars worth of local produce in 2008, and that number is expected to rise.
The median age of American farmers is currently 57, and rising. Soon, they're going to retire--and young farmers face incredible challenges in taking over.
America's bats are in trouble. In parts of the Northeast U.S., their numbers have decreased by 97. What does this mean for farmers?
The federal Farm Bill is rewritten every five years. The 2012 bill, however, is likely to be written in two weeks.