May 4, 2011 I never know when it makes sense to shell out extra money for organic foods. It's one of the reasons I started working on the story for Marketpla...
Sep 22, 2011 Floods and wet weather have corn farmers worried across the U.S. grain belt. Supplies are tight and could get tighter.
Sep 22, 2011 The Army Corps of Engineers' move to blow up an agricultural levee saves Cairo, Ill., from flooding, but inundates prime growing land in Missouri, costing farmers hundreds of millions in losses.
Sep 22, 2011 The Army Corps of Engineers has created a large hole in a Missouri levee to regulate potential flooding of the Ohio River. Mississippi, Missouri county clerk Hubert Delay explains what this means for his county's economy.
Sep 22, 2011 In an effort to divert rising floodwaters, the Army Corps of Engineers created large holes in a levee along the Mississippi River. The move could flood up to 130,000 acres of viable farmland.
Sep 22, 2011 Many growing regions haven't had any real rain since September, and crop insurance premiums are rising.
Sep 22, 2011 European farmers rely greatly on government subsidies, but some EU countries are looking to get that help decreased.
Apr 11, 2011 Competition between anglers and stylists threatens a shortage of rooster feathers. Producers look to boost supply.
Peter van Dyk
Sep 22, 2011 Russians eat less than half as much beef as Americans. But a Montana rancher is trying to rope in more business by setting up shop in Russia.
Sep 22, 2011 Iowa was among several Midwest states to entice dairy farmers to relocate from the Netherlands. But more than a quarter of those operations have failed.