Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 11, 2013 How the sky-high price of farmland has reshaped the state.
Sep 5, 2013 You've probably had a taste of something made in Sioux Falls, South Dakota -- and you didn't even know it.
Aug 16, 2013 The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Aug 12, 2013 Corn prices are down more than 40 percent from last year's highs.
Aug 8, 2013 American wheat growers are facing stiff competition this year from cheaper crops in Romania and the Ukraine.
Aug 1, 2013 A New York food truck worker who tweeted about a big company not leaving a tip on a big order lost his job over the tweet.
Jul 23, 2013 Farmers are buying more insecticides this season. That’s because one tenacious pest has developed resistance to a genetically modified corn variety.
Jul 15, 2013 Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Jul 8, 2013 In an effort to get it passed, some in Congress want to split the food-stamps part of the bill from the farm subsidy part.
Jun 28, 2013 In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.