The plan is to help farmers adopt practices that reduce the amount of nitrates getting into the groundwater and implementing more efficient irrigation methods.
For the students at Fort Morgan High School, refugee resettlement and the lagging rural economy aren’t abstract political ideas. They’re living it.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy, but the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
This is the fourth year Monsanto has hosted fantasy farming competitions. Schools that produce the highest yield and generate the most profit win cash prizes.
Ants in Fiji farm plants and fertilize them with their poop, and they've been doing this for 3 million years, much longer than humans.
A New York Times investigation showing questionable gains from GMO crops over the last twenty years has sparked a new round of controversy.
A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.
An effort to decrease air pollution is impacting the food on our plate. Now, agriculture experts and farmers are using different practices to find a solution.
The booming craft beer industry is encouraging more and more upstart Indiana growers to invest long-term in hops.
Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.
There are now nearly 22,000 certified organic operations in the U.S. Last year, Indiana added 81 organic farms, with another 11 added so far in 2016.
American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.
In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So the government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food.
It was an unseasonably warm December in some parts of the Midwest. What does that mean for farmers?
Some big food companies, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
For farmers, traveling on the road with machinery isn't always easy. Even something as short as a three-mile drive can be an ordeal.
Some farmers make business calls behind the wheel or listen to sports radio. One man in Illinois has gotten attention for writing poetry while harvesting.
The USDA is predicting the largest single-year drop in farm income since 1983. The irony is, some farmers are seeing the best crop they’ve ever grown.
Bloomberg News released a study showing crop insurance claims have jumped 48 percent, but analysts remind the season isn't over yet.
Veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be unemployed than both civilians and veterans of other wars.