Monsanto and Dow Chemical have been developing new genetically-modified seeds, but the USDA has hit the brakes on their release to market.
The act, which was inserted into the stopgap budget bill, tells the USDA it can go against court rulings to allow GMO cultivation. But is this a new power?
Farmers would love to continue using their favorite seeds in generic form, but they may find there is only a limited window of opportunity.
Genetic modification technology is barely 30 years old and the controversy surrounding it somewhat younger. But how did it even become possible?
Indiana Farmer Vernon Bowman faced a cold reception in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The residents of Nitro, West Virginia, will receive $84 million for medical monitoring, $9 million for the cleanup of 4,500 homes, and legal fees.
After years of exposure, weeds are beginning to adapt to Roundup. As a result, farmers are using more chemicals, according to a recent study from Benbrook.
About 2 million acres of Aquamax corn were planted across the Corn Belt this year, making it the first drought-resistant lineup to be widely available.
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.
In today's podcast, we have two recipes for Caribbean grilled chicken and a sweet treat with berries. Then we pull weeds in the garden with fourth graders.
A group of scientists is questioning the company's claims of "more crop per drop."
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reveals that America's most popular weedkiller can turn frog larvae into freaks of nature.
240sweet makes artisan marshmallows. Medora, Indiana gears up for the National Maple Syrup Festival. And a farmer sells honey at the Winter Farmers Market.
In his annual letter for 2012, Bill Gates announced that the Gates Foundation intends to combat world hunger by investing in genetically modified agriculture.
In a now-defunct factory in Nitro, West Virginia, Monsanto manufactured the herbicide used in Agent Orange for two decades.
California-based Harrington Investments warned Monsanto they have significant lawsuits waiting to happen, but Monsanto rejected the study proposal.
A new study has found RNA in the livers of people who ate rice. What does that mean for GMO giants like Monsanto?
The EPA found that GM corn from Monsanto might be losing effectiveness in battling rootworm.
From food recalls to the great GMO debate to Michelle Obama's shifting focus, 2011 was a busy year for food news.
Four states have found rootworm damage to their corn crops despite using Monsanto's genetically-modified seeds, and the EPA is not happy.