Aug 9, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses what the drought will mean for farmers and food prices, and the administration's plans to try and help.
Aug 9, 2012 The world could face the worst food crisis in five years if countries like the U.S. start restricting exports of agricultural products. That's according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, which says bad weather is causing a spike in global food prices that could be made worse if countries stockpile.
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
Mar 16, 2012 The Consumer Price Index is out this morning. With higher consumer prices comes rising inflation, but how big of a threat is that to the average American's way of life?
Feb 17, 2012 High commodity prices put big food producers in a tough spot.
Dec 16, 2011 Lower energy costs kept November's Consumer Price Index flat, a good sign for the U.S. economy.
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Nov 23, 2011 As grocery stores close in small towns, fewer people have easy access to fresh food. Some communities are working to change that.
Nov 21, 2011 Industry giant Tyson is expected to report losses today, and a number of other chicken producers are feeling the economic hurt, in large part because of rising feed costs.
Mar 4, 2011 A United Nations food agency said today that global food prices reached record highs in February, and warned that rising oil prices could prompt...
Feb 1, 2011 As protests continue today in Egypt, the global business community focuses on spikes in oil and wheat prices. The World Bank says 30 million...