Plants are absorbing more carbon dioxide from the air, increasing both the process of photosynthesis and levels of glucose found in their products.
Stories about the harms of sugar have consumers wondering if they should put the apple back on the shelf.
Two new studies suggest that changing atmospheric conditions could reduce protein and iron in food.
New satellite images reveal that few Midwestern farmers are planting cover crops. In Maryland, though, farmers are doing it, thanks to hefty subsidies.
Winter cover crops have been used by farmers for centuries, but over the last decade or so they have once again started to become more popular.
Environmentalists argued the EPA should establish maximum levels of nitrogen and phosphorus, and then have a means to penalize states that exceed those amounts.
Earthworms are a source of protein, calcium and much more. But they may not be the top option for feeding a hungry world.
Nutrient runoff isn’t a concern in Indiana because nutrients move away with water. When they settle in Lake Erie, for instance, is when they become a problem.
A new study supports planting perennial grasses on current cropland as a way to reduce nutrient loss from farm fields.
Springtime means new life. Sprouting seeds, beans and grains in your kitchen is an easy way to make your own food - no garden necessary!
What superfoods should I be eating? Are they more nutrient-rich when eaten raw or cooked? What makes them so super anyway? Your questions answered!
Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!
Five San Antonio elementary schools have unveiled new "calorie cams" to see how many calories their children are consuming.