Sep 20, 2012 Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, but also comes from manure and pesticides. Rice plants absorb higher levels of arsenic than other crops.
Sep 18, 2012 Only if crop prices stay high, according to a recent economic study.
Aug 29, 2012 Despite, or perhaps because of, the Midwest drought, farmers are projected to make serious profits. But individual farmers will experience very different results.
Aug 27, 2012 Catfish farmer Townsend Kyser discusses what the USDA's purchase of meat to help livestock producers hit by the drought will do for him and other farmers.
Jul 26, 2012 Many farmers in Tennessee tend their fields without tills to cut down on erosion, but they've found that their method also helps conserve water during droughts.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 26, 2012 The company says using soybean based-oils for the rubber in their tires would be cost-effective for consumers and could reduce Goodyear's oil use by as much as seven million gallons annually.
Jul 24, 2012 Farmers who've escaped the drought are pulling in high prices for their crops.
Jul 19, 2012 Farmers in dry areas who rely on irrigation start off better in a drought than farmers who count on rain. But when water tables fall, irrigation starts to shut down.
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.