by Natasha Geiling Apr 21, 2015
At the National Food Policy Conference, several experts discussed the fading role of Congress in creating food policy -- and what might replace it.
by Beenish Ahmed Apr 17, 2015
About every 30 minutes, a farmer in India commits suicide.
by Natasha Geiling Mar 20, 2015
Cyclone Pam destroyed much of the country's agriculture, the sector most impacted by natural disasters according to a new U.N. report.
by Ari Phillips Mar 19, 2015
Life for the Delta smelt has gone from bad to worse, and there are major ecological and legal ramifications.
by Katie Valentine Jan 30, 2015
The lawsuits claim that emissions from large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, are a threat to public health and the environment.
by Ari Phillips Dec 27, 2014
As of Jan. 1, hens will have to able to stand up, fully extend their limbs, lie down and spread their wings without touching each other or the sides of their enclosure.
by Ari Phillips Nov 17, 2014
Chevrolet, a unit of GM, will become the first company to purchase carbon credits in a new program administered by the U.S. Agriculture Department meant to preserve grasslands.
by Katie Valentine Oct 22, 2014
According to research, if compost were applied to 5 percent of California’s land used for livestock grazing, it could result in a year’s worth of emissions from farm and forestry industries being captured.
by Jeff Spross Oct 17, 2014
New research suggests altered weather conditions due to climate change, along with invasive mussel species, are killing off the algae blooms' natural competitors.
by Katie Valentine Sep 25, 2014
Researchers are using bees as "flying doctors" to protect cherry trees from a debilitating fungus.