Many of USDA’s rural development programs are aimed at creating jobs. That can make a difference in towns where agriculture no longer provides as many jobs.
Ranchers worry that a move to delay federal rules that would make it easier for them lodge complaints about unfair treatment may spell the end of the new rules.
A local food movement is taking root in Puerto Rico. Hopeful farmers are leasing long-abandoned land, but why was the land abandoned in the first place?
The country's federal police say that health officials were bribed to ignore outdated and adulterated meat.
Venture into black markets and you'll find food unavailable in cheaper state-run groceries. The military isn't just running markets. It's getting rich off them.
Many veterans making the tough transition home find a new sense of purpose in the field, tending to vegetables or livestock.
An ambitious federal project, abandoned as WWII loomed, sought to document the country's food traditions amidst great change.
Whether future occupants of the East Wing decide to get their hands dirty in the garden, its future has been cemented on the White House South Lawn.
We meet 17-year-old Diego, one of the 20,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who made the journey through Mexico to the U.S. border last year.
The budget would make cuts to the crop insurance system, allocate more funds for agricultural research and fund a summer program to provides free meals to kids.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.
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.
Mark Winne describes how food policy councils can advocate for change in the local, regional and national food systems.
The drought has dried up pastures and devastated grain crops, increasing demand and a lowering supply of livestock feed.
For over 50 years, Canada has struggled to make food affordable in remote Arctic communities. Recent subsidy changes have left many northerners out in the cold.
Even as more people rely on food stamps, one in three could be eligible for assistance.
$500 million will be taken from the WIC program, which provides at-risk mothers and babies with nutritional meals.
Online search feature takes the guess work out of determining if the food in your pantry has been recalled.