One of the major threats to U.S. bees is the varroa mite. Researchers are importing sperm from European bees resistant to mites to toughen up America's stock.
As more states legalize certain types of cannabis, the industry turns to traditional farmers for help transforming the plant into America's next big cash crop.
Like nearly everything in agriculture, the increase in milk production doesn’t come without a few trade-offs.
Elite-cattle breeders and commercial beef and dairy producers use embryo transfer to reproduce dozens of calves a year from their genetically superior heifers.
A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.
Scientists are working to develop wheat that can resist drought and feed the 2.3 billion people predicted to live on Earth in the next 50 years.
The largest repository for European fruits and berries in the world is scheduled to be demolished to make way for a housing development.