New research calculates the greenhouse gas emissions involved in making bread. The vast majority of emissions come from one step in the process: farming.
Faced with water shortages, one Indian state is re-introducing drought tolerant millets to people's diets.
Researchers developed a new wheat-like species called Salish Blue. It grows back year after year, which not only cuts down on work, but helps prevent erosion.
The price of foundational crops like corn and wheat have slipped dramatically in recent years, leaving many farmers struggling to break even.
To be fair, Granny made a mean persimmon pudding, but Daniel Orr's recipe takes it to the next level. Also today, it's Lisa Dorazewski's persimmon donut glaze.
As harvest of winter wheat got underway in June in Kansas, the price began plummeting.
A small but growing number of bakers, chefs and pasta makers are making their own flour with the age-old method of stone milling.
General Mills has recalled an additional 15 million pounds of flour after investigators found a second strain of E. coli in samples.
Already existing grain surpluses combined with a nearly 30 percent increase this year means farmers are losing money and places to store grain.
A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.
Liz Carlisle's "Lentil Underground" tells the story of the changing ag landscape in Montana, but the lessons are applicable to farmers and consumers everywhere.
The inflated dollar makes it difficult to trade U.S. goods on the world market and farmers are responding.
It was an unseasonably warm December in some parts of the Midwest. What does that mean for farmers?
Seed companies have poured billions into biotech soybeans and corn that raises more grain with less water. Now, there’s a push to grow wheat research.
Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.
About 20 years ago, scientists realized peaks and valleys of the carbon cycle are reaching higher and lower levels. The Corn Belt may be contributing to that.
Demand can’t keep up with the jump in supply. Grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.
Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
Diverting acres away from a major commodity to an un-tested crop is risky, but sometimes farmers can reap the benefits of innovation.