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.
Under pressure from Florida lawmakers, the Trump administration is taking steps to protect domestic tomato growers from Mexican competition.
The Chef at Function Brewing shares a recipe for Chile Verde using jackfruit instead of pork.
Margins are already slim for many Midwest farmers. The flooding along the Missouri River is making things worse.
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.
As the climate gets drier, researchers are looking again at an alternative method to grow rice — a crop that feeds millions of people — that uses less water. But support for the technique is mixed.
A study published this week puts decreased meat consumption at the forefront of climate change solutions.
Low prices and tariffs have stressed the Midwest ag economy, but they haven’t slowed the sales pitches of companies vying for a piece of the farmer’s dollar.
The Smith family foundation aims to build a chicken business in Africa, but the extensive project is costly and difficult, and Rwanda cannot yet support a modern poultry industry without aid money.
A new poll indicates farmers support President Trump less than they did in the last election, though other polls show steady or rising support overall in farm states.
Apple growing is a ruthless business obsessed with good looks. Higher temperatures affect every part of of the fruit's life cycle, from more pests to changing color — and can even give them sunburn.
Breadcrumbs found at an excavation in Jordan reveal that humans were baking thousands of years earlier than previously believed. It may have even prompted them to settle down and plant cereals.
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.
Depression-Era Federal Program May Come To Farmers’ Rescue As Trade War Continues
A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.
Last week was an appropriate week for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s trade expert to address a gaggle of Nebraska farmers — even if their responses tended toward frustration. Ted McKinney arrived in Omaha on Wednesday(April 4), the day China threatened to impose tariffs on 106 U.S. products including major exports like soybeans, beef and […]
It's already tough for farmers to turn a profit on grain, but it looks like things may be taking a turn for the worse.
Agriculture-based businesses across the Midwest and Great Plains that depend on immigrant labor are scrambling to keep their operations staffed.
Senators sound the alarm. They want an ag-cost analysis for any changes to NAFTA.
Even before written records, it seems that the richer you were, the bigger the house you occupied.