The Iowa Legislature decided to defund the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, leaving it to rely on money from its existing endowment and grants.
Farmers may not be able to depend on research conducted by the government to help them adapt to climate change.
A group of advocates is calling for the WHO to take stronger action and issue stronger warnings against industrial animal farming.
The ancient grain is part of a movement to revive native crops and cuisines while restoring the health and economy of Oaxaca, one of Mexico's poorest states.
Since 1998, Fair Trade USA has been certifying farms overseas that met its standards for workers and the environment. Now, the group is looking closer to home.
The names Wallace and Garst loom large in the modern history of farming. Some descendants of these agriculture titans are trying to leave a different legacy.
Catch shares allot fishermen a portion of the catch in advance, in hopes of keeping them from racing each other to sea, sometimes in risky climes.
New research calculates the greenhouse gas emissions involved in making bread. The vast majority of emissions come from one step in the process: farming.
Food writer Mimi Sheraton talks about what she expects to see on people's plates in 2017.
While the U.S. has a thriving squid industry, chances are the calamari you are eating made a 12,000-mile round trip before ending up on your dinner plate.
Harvest Public Media was unable to find cases where the candidates specifically address the Ogallala Aquifer, but each has each spoken to sustainable water use.
A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years.
PepsiCo this week announced new targets for reducing sugar, salt and fat drinks and snacks by 2025.
This year, many fields are bone dry and that has many farmers in the region thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and the water that is there.
Entrepreneurs hope customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.
A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.
Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.
Anaerobic digesters solve a few problems at once -- generate renewable energy, divert food waste from landfills and cut down on harmful emissions.
Some big food companies, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.