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.
Fruit lovers should be very concerned by the increasing number of bats dying from white nose syndrome.
As political problems in Ivory Coast go unresolved, a large chunk of the world's cocoa supply is in question.
The United Nations reports the prices of food commodities are at an all-time high. Harsh weather conditions around the world could push them even higher.
Unusually cold temperatures in Florida this winter have lead to a 30% decrease of tomato production, leaving farmers and consumers at a loss.
A study by Dutch analysts found that the growth of global carbon dioxide emissions dropped dramatically in 2008. So what's the bad news?