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 11, 2012 As part of our ongoing middle class photo project, we followed up with a listener who told us being middle class means setting a goal and getting there. Tell us what you think it means to be middle class.
Jun 11, 2012 New smartphone apps put special interest groups and their members on the same page when it comes to following the message.
Jun 4, 2012 Ghana's farmers face tough choices in search for fertility boost.
May 25, 2012 Last fall, a listeria outbreak in cantaloupes traced to a Colorado farm killed 30 people around the country. The economic fallout from the tragedy has been far reaching.
May 18, 2012 Host Tess Vigeland talks with CBS/MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch about why investors have been slow to return to the markets after a succession of financial calamities.
Apr 30, 2012 The cost of soybeans is now hitting levels not seen just before the 2008 food crisis, and when this happens farmers switch to soybeans and away from rice -- that crucial staple of diets in so many parts of the world.
Apr 25, 2012 The case of Mad Cow in California put a few South Korean retailers off of buying U.S. beef temporarily. But Canadian and Japanese importers haven't flinched.