Jul 12, 2012 Corn may play a bigger role in the economy than you think. And when prices rise, the effect is wide.
Jul 9, 2012 Temperatures may finally be cooling off, but hot temperatures and corresponding droughts are hurting farmers -- and that could trickle down to your own wallet soon.
Jul 9, 2012 The heat wave is cooling off. But in parts of the Midwest, that is little consolation to farmers whose crops have been badly damaged by the heat, as well as a drought that's being called the worst in decades.
Jul 5, 2012 The Senate's version of the Farm Bill eliminates some key funding for farmers, especially those who make more than $750,000 a year.
Jul 3, 2012 Thanks to a commodity boom and advanced computer technology, farming is a pretty big business these days -- for some.
Jul 2, 2012 Hill City, Kansas, has been seeing temperatures reach as high as 115 degrees for several days. Ace Billups, a farmer there, talks about the heat's impact on his business.
Jun 28, 2012 Tens of thousands of people have evacuated from the Colorado Springs area because of a raging wildfire that's threatening homes. Those fires make for some dramatic images, but the real drama for many of us will come from the effect dry weather is having on farms.
Jun 26, 2012 Farmers are suffering from unseasonably warm and dry weather this season, contributing to higher grain prices for farmers and soon higher food prices for consumers
Jun 26, 2012 Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.