Food commodity prices have been rising steadily over the past several months, leading to an ever-more-expensive supply chain.
The industry's push to diversify its supply of natural rubber is spurring research into desert shrubs and dandelions.
And right now everyone including homeowners, city parks, schools and businesses in Texas needs plants and trees.
France has passed a law to protect the sounds and smells of the countryside as a way to preserve French heritage.
“They are on the front lines of the food production industry in this country," said Patrick Smith, who runs Loftus Ranches.
Some businesses in Newman Grove, Nebraska, have been booming as fewer people leave town to shop. Also, the region's agriculture economy remains healthy.
Lufa Farms, a Canadian company, sees rooftop gardening as a way to cut energy costs.
Iowa corn and soybean farmer April Hemmes says farmers are wondering how quickly Biden will undo some of Trump's policies.