by Joanna M. Foster Posted on December 12, 2013
Officials in Costa Rica have declared a national crop emergency for bananas due to a pest driven by a warming planet.
by Aviva Shen Posted on December 11, 2013
The FDA took its first significant action to combat drug-resistant pathogens, but it may not be enough.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 9, 2013
Farms can convert cow manure into renewable biogas, which can power portions of the farm and prevent that methane from reaching the atmosphere.
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by Joanna M. Foster Posted on November 20, 2013 Updated: November 21, 2013
The warmer waters and increased intensity of storms are expected to increase the severity of toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 9, 2013 Updated: November 9, 2013
GMO labeling may have failed in Washington on Tuesday, but the real food fight is only just beginning.
by Aviva Shen Posted on October 18, 2013
The melon farmers who spawned a listeria outbreak that killed 33 people feel they should have been better regulated.
by Aviva Shen Posted on October 17, 2013
Monsanto says GMOs will feed the world, but the evidence suggests otherwise.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 3, 2013
To provide better climate data to its farmers, the world's largest seed company has made a major purchase.
by Aviva Shen Posted on September 27, 2013 Updated: September 27, 2013
Chefs warn that fracking in California's farmland depletes water resources and puts food at risk of contamination.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 26, 2013
Farmers don't have to overhaul their practices to reduce emissions, the report found.