When the pharmaceutical company Bayer bought Monsanto last year, it inherited the weed killer Roundup. It also inherited thousands of lawsuits claiming the chemical’s active ingredient — glyphosate- can be linked to a form of cancer.
Flooding is delaying planting across the Midwest and Great Plains. Is this something farmers need to get used to?
Agriculture is the leading producer of methane emissions in the U.S. Is there a way to raise beef sustainably?
What if there was a way to make space for native birds and give farmers a little extra cash in return?
A new study shows forests are really good at filtering contaminants out of water, but they’re not catching everything.
Will Colorado be the first to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms?
Margins are already slim for many Midwest farmers. The flooding along the Missouri River is making things worse.
"This has been one of our greatest struggles, not only financially but emotionally."
Recent flooding along the Missouri River has caused billions of dollars in damage. Governors want to plan for future flooding.
A combination of factors have led to a surplus of meat and dairy in the US. Some food banks are getting creative with distributing the windfall.
The latest on the federal jury's decision that found Roundup to be the likely cause of a California resident's cancer.
The U.S. trade war with China, now approaching a year, is often framed as hurting manufacturing and agriculture the most. But that’s mainly collateral damage in an international struggle over power and technology that has its roots in the Cold War, when China was still considered a largely undeveloped country. Intellectual property thefts that were […]
For crop farmers, winter is the offseason. But that doesn’t mean they take the winter off.
Working with cattle is dangerous, sometimes even fatal. Are robotic cattle drivers the answer for worker safety?
With fake meat products becoming increasingly realistic, the meat industry is pushing for tighter labeling laws.
The long-awaited final version of the farm bill was unveiled Monday night, and it hews somewhat closely to the previous piece of massive legislation — aside from legalizing hemp on a national level.
A changing climate has major implications for farmers and ranchers across the U.S.
Across the country, farmers have voiced concerns over what they say is a growing labor shortage.
As life expectancy increases, farmers are staying in the business, but there’s still a need to plan for what happens when they die.
On a busy football Saturday, fans on both sides of the Iowa-Nebraska line streamed into a tiny grocery store to pick up hamburger, soda and chips. Store manager Nick Johnson, a third-generation store owner in far southwest Iowa, has long had a front-row seat to the local economy. Times have been tough since the recession, […]