Whole-grain cereal maker Kashi is boosting the amount of crops obtained from farmers who are switching from conventional to organic production.
Farm bill conservation programs are now so popular, they've become quite competitive.
SNAP recipients would receive less money for spending on food, and would instead receive half of the benefits in boxes of nonperishable food.
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.
The USDA has proposed changes that would increase line speeds at pork processing plants, a move advocates say will increase worker injuries.
It's farm bill time, and Harvest Public Media's Amy Mayer runs down the reasons why all Americans should pay attention to the debates.
As Congress prepares to reauthorize the federal farm bill later this year, watchdogs and voters are bracing for possible cuts to the SNAP program.
The change of leadership in the White House was 2017’s top driver of food news as the Trump administration started making its mark on farm and food policy.
A USDA survey shows that the number of Americans suffering from hunger remains well above pre-recession levels nearly a decade ago.
Sam Clovis was linked this week to the federal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Congress this week passed a $36.5 billion emergency package to pay for ongoing disaster relief from Puerto Rico to California.
Two weeks after Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico, aid is finally reaching remote areas amid criticism of the relief effort.
Political observers see Sam Clovis' nomination to undersecretary as payback for his loyalty to Trump, but here’s the rub: he’s not a scientist.
The federal agency wants school districts to better communicate with parents their policies for unpaid student lunch debts.
Three soybean and corn shipments from Turkey were falsely labeled "organic" upon arrival in the U.S. earlier this year.
The Trump White House proposed a 21 percent cut to USDA’s discretionary funding, and rural advocates are worried.
Perdue earned a doctorate in veterinary medicine and has had a long career operating family agribusiness and transportation companies.
Our podcast series on baking goes vegan with Natalie Rae Good. Then, sustainable foraging tips from an expert. (Hint: leave the ramps bulbs in the ground.)
Tom Vilsack is particularly troubled by the proposed elimination of a program that gives grant money to small towns to upgrade water treatment facilities.
Sonny Perdue was the last cabinet secretary Trump nominated, back on Jan. 19.