Interest in grits is rising because of heirloom corn varieties and the backing of master chefs. But the Southern staple has deep roots that wind through economics, race, politics — and nostalgia.
There's a growing debate between congress and the USDA about how to help out farmers who’ve lost their grain due to flooded storage bins.
Most beef cattle receive antibiotics in their feed to prevent liver abscesses while eating a high-energy diet. There's growing pressure on feedlots to stop this — and some have. But it's costly.
A study ties an estimated 4,300 premature deaths a year to the air pollution caused by corn production in the U.S. In some regions, the per-bushel health costs exceed the corn's market price.
You choose how to pop your popcorn, but once it's popped, follow these easy steps for making it sweet and crunchy.
The plants that nourish us won't disappear entirely. But they may have to move to higher, cooler latitudes. Some places may find it harder to grow anything at all, because there's not enough water.
A study found that sulfoximine-based insecticides - an alternative to neonicotinoid-based pesticides - have similar impacts on bee colony growth and reproduction.
Senators sound the alarm. They want an ag-cost analysis for any changes to NAFTA.
A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.
The caramelized leeks, corn and water are enough to make a delicious soup, but I decided to up the ante and added some soy milk.
I love consuming corn in its raw state, but when I’m craving something more filling, I love making things like pancakes and fritters with the kernels.
The amount of corn you’ll need for this recipe will depend on how sweet and flavorful the corn is. Give a kernel a taste and adjust as you prefer.
Zucchini flowers are the most common plant used for blossom harvests. Combine them with broth, light cream, onions, butter and corn for this simple chowder.
Mississippian American Indian culture rose to power by farming corn. New evidence suggests dramatic change in climate might have led to its collapse in 1300s.
The price of foundational crops like corn and wheat have slipped dramatically in recent years, leaving many farmers struggling to break even.
Midwest farmers are once again facing low commodity prices. Agronomists can give feedback and advice on where producers can cut costs and maximize profits.
Sacred Seed aims to bring back the corn-growing traditions that were once central to the diet and culture of many Plains Indian tribes.
On this week's show, Harvest Public Media kicks off its series about water contamination, and Daniel Orr describes the most basic way to pickle vegetables.
Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.
Start with a simple pancake recipe, then get creative. That’s when you have the chance to wow people.