With fake meat products becoming increasingly realistic, the meat industry is pushing for tighter labeling laws.
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.
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.
An informatics professor and an anthropologist walk into a bar...and talk about flavor networks and foodways.
With the help of a rented plane, Jerry Eisterhold found the perfect place to start a vineyard with grapes native to the Midwest, grapes that no one had cultivated for more than 150 years. A soil scientist by training, he liked the dirt on the Missouri River bluffs north of Kansas City, Missouri. “The Missouri […]
Depressed commodity and dairy prices and a burgeoning trade war are adding to the usual stresses and taking a toll on farmers.
A bill that awaits a signature by the state's governor would restrict "meat" labeling on anything that doesn't come from livestock or poultry. The topic is also being considered at the federal level.
The first in Harvest Public Media's five-part series on SNAP looks at the application process for receiving food stamp benefits.
Big cities in the Midwest are gaining ground on the rural communities that, for many decades, have thrived on the edges of urban development. Since 1980, the amount of land being farmed or grazed in the U.S. has dropped 13 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Much of it now is covered by […]
More than five and a half years after six men were killed when a grain elevator blew up on the banks of the Missouri River, no clear cause has been pinpointed.
One rural school district in Missouri offers credit for online classes in an effort to give its students the educational opportunities it can’t afford.
Dicamba is suspected in the damage of tens of thousands of farm acres primarily in Arkansas, but also in southeast Missouri and in neighboring states.
Missouri is the second state to add the right to farm to its constitution, behind North Dakota.
Eleven people across four states have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef. The USDA has traced the outbreak to Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Company.
Missouri soybeans are exported all over the world and markets are growing.
Raw milk is the likely culprit for E. coli outbreaks in Missouri and Oregon.
In Missouri, the General Assembly is poised to pass legislation that essentially would lock in the legality of current methods of pork production.
Missouri is home to almost 400 vineyards that employ thousands of workers who pick, crush and nurture grapes. Follow the wine making process from vine to glass.
Learn about the states that aredoing their part in pursuing green initiatives and technology.