Apr 24, 2013 Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 4, 2013 Corn prices are tanking amid stuffed silos and plans for the country’s biggest planting in decades.
Mar 28, 2013 How does a company based on a seasonal product expand? Send Peeps to invade more seasons.
Dec 27, 2012 A gum store in St. Paul, Minn., was caught for selling candy cigarettes, which are banned because they're said to encourage smoking.
Nov 22, 2012 This summer's drought meant higher corn prices, and turkeys eat a lot of corn. So restaurants -- and you -- will pay more this Thanksgiving.
Nov 9, 2012 Most of us don't think of the words "farmer" and "soldier" together. But surprisingly, farming may be a great option for soldiers returning home from war.
Nov 1, 2012 Freakonomics offers the hidden side to finding the best neighborhood near you to trick-or-treat.
Oct 10, 2012 Many dairy farmers culled their herds because of high feed prices caused by the drought, reducing the supply of milk. Price increases will flow through many food products beyond a carton of milk.
Sep 27, 2012 The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
Sep 24, 2012 The Midwest drought has withered the nation's corn crop and pushed prices up. Now, the market for alternative feed for cattle is skyrocketing -- sending farmers scrambling for cheaper alternatives, like gummy worms and ice cream sprinkles.