Crop insurance, which is heavily subsidized with public money, is meant to function as the main farm support program.
Drought caused ranchers to cull herds, pushing up prices for cattle. Higher prices give ranchers incentive to raise more calves and creates a grassland rush.
A spike in feed prices has resulted in rising wholesale meat costs, but that doesn't mean turkey will cost more this year.
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.
U.S. farmers grow about $2 billion worth of tomatoes annually, though production numbers have steadily decreased over the past decade.
California is suffering the worst drought in decades, and the repercussions are being felt nationwide.
Walmart's announcement last week that it would sell organics at prices comparable to conventional foods has been met with skepticism.
The price of corn expected to free fall this year, which has many farmers considering the cost of renting and planting this season.
Corn farmers have been riding high prices for the last few years. But an expected bumper crop has prices falling this harvest season.
The Agriculture Committees of both chambers have agreed to a one-year farm bill extension, but House leadership is reluctant to bring it to floor.
Farmland prices all over the Corn Belt have been sky-high lately, in part thanks to corn prices topping $8 a bushel.
Farmland prices have risen between 14 percent and 18 percent this year.
The new school year brings with it new standards for school lunches. School food preparers and students are adjusting.
The drought has dried up pastures and devastated grain crops, increasing demand and a lowering supply of livestock feed.
Thanks to high commodity prices and surging productivity, U.S. farmers earned a record net income of nearly $98 billion last year.
Food costs more than it did this time last year, and the effects are hitting the consumer.
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization looked at 55 food groups to determine the prices for the month of November.
The price of your PB&J is about to rise as drought and too few peanuts have impacted the cost of peanut butter.
Flooding, drought and extreme weather have taken their toll on the nation's crops, but the damage may not be as bad as we think.
Fairtrade International has enacted new standards to make sure everyone who helps get your morning latte to you is getting fairly compensated along the way.