Our story begins where the drought does, at the Arkansas’ headwaters and follows the river to its demise on sunbaked Kansas prairie.
Researchers at the University of Missouri have built a tool that can detect the threat of heat stress in specific animals.
Purdue experts say they do not know how long Indiana's drought will last.
With corn prices up about 27 percent in the past month and no sign of rain in Midwestern states, dry weather could force food prices across the country to rise.
Melding cultures is never easy, but members of the Latino community are changing the landscape of the rural Midwest.
We taste cocktails made with the craft spirit Sorgrhum. Chef Orr has 2 recipes with spinach and carrots. And we go to Seattle for a story about urban gardening.
Pick My Crop connects gardeners with excess produce with eaters in their area to save fresh food from a rotten fate.
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.