A wheat strain resistant to the weedkiller glyphosate - more commonly known as Roundup - was found growing wild in the northwestern United States for the fourth time since 2013.
A pilot program allows SNAP recipients to purchase food online.
Recently released census data from the USDA shows a decline in Black farm ownership.
Teenagers at Western Middle School in Louisville, KY build an aquaponics system in an after-school leadership program.
An upcoming trial will determine whether the term "fire cider" can remain in public use, or will remain trademarked in commerce by a single company.
The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is battling unemployment in 15 West Virginia counties by training new beekeepers and providing free or low-cost equipment to get them started.
Seventy percent of the global agrochemical industry is now in the hands of only three companies.
Turning 18 affords a lot of newfound freedoms - voting, buying lottery tickets, and professionally applying pesticides.
As the government shutdown stretches into its third week, it continues to affect everything from National Park trash to long lines at the airport.
The Department of Justice this week recommended the Supreme Court not hear a lawsuit brought by 12 egg-producing states, after California banned the sale of eggs produced in confinements smaller than the state's new requirements.
As you gaze upon your Thanksgiving feast this year, linger for a moment on the cranberry sauce. Those cranberries are lucky to make it out of the bog. The cranberry industry collectively agreed to destroy one quarter of its crop this year – about 240 million pounds of berries – in an attempt to drive […]
A study published this week puts decreased meat consumption at the forefront of climate change solutions.
The Swiss rejected two proposals last week that called for government support of Swiss family farms and endorsement of ethically produced food.
A study found that sulfoximine-based insecticides - an alternative to neonicotinoid-based pesticides - have similar impacts on bee colony growth and reproduction.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - part of the CDC and the Department of Health and Human Services - began conducting a 2015 a toxicological review of glyphosate in 2015. It has yet to be published.
Residents in Missouri and Tennessee fought back against planned cattle farm and chicken house expansions, winning the support of the community and a state commission.
House Republican leaders have promised a new agricultural guest worker program for months, but inter-party disagreements about larger immigration reform keep it from becoming a reality.
For some struggling dairy farmers, brewing beer has become an easy way to diversify their operations.
Senate Bill 711 aims to curtail farm-nuisance lawsuits by challenging plaintiffs to prove nearby farms aren’t adhering to “generally accepted and routinely utilized” agricultural practices.
The Department of Justice announced this week its decision to allow Bayer to purchase Monsanto, following the sale of around $9 billion in assets to chemical company BASF.