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.
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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.
Mar 13, 2013 Stephan Richter of The Globalist offers his latest question, this time about the world's largest producer of tobacco.
Mar 4, 2011 A United Nations food agency said today that global food prices reached record highs in February, and warned that rising oil prices could prompt...
Jun 1, 2011 Alessandro di Pietro, host of the Italian daytime show "'Occhino alla Spesa" (which translates as "keeping an eye on the shopping") urged his viewers to boycott Sicily's famous Pachino tomatoes. di Peitro claims the mafia is controlling distribution of the popular food.
Feb 2, 2011 Egyptian protesters in Cairo -- both opponents and supporters of President Mubarak's leadership -- are clashing today after the leader conceded to...