Feb 7, 2013 As President Obama meets with Congress today to discuss immigration policy, the U.S. agriculture industry looks on with hopes for reform.
Jan 10, 2013 Up to half the world’s food is wasted -- that’s the conclusion of a study by Britain’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Dec 4, 2012 Nurseries spend a lot of effort moving potted plants and trees from one place to another. Robots may replace low-paying, seasonal, grueling work.
Nov 27, 2012 Giant food company ConAgra is getting a little more giant. It's agreed to buy private-label food producer Ralcorp for about $4.95 billion.
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.
Oct 29, 2012 More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
Oct 22, 2012 Genetically modified crops are so pervasive that food companies that don't use GMO ingredients still have traces in their products.
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.
Sep 24, 2012 Substitutes for expensive corn feed range from the unprocessed -- straw and cottonseed hulls -- to a teenager's diet -- ice cream, chocolate and gummy worms.