What’s the beef with beef? As plant-based meat startups try to chop the meat from our diets, beef is seen as bad for the land, air and the body. But that’s not the full story. Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes…
The slogan for this new NAFTA, founded in old North American policies, is simple: rather than free trade, free movement — fair trade, fair movement.
By PBS NewsHour
Farmers in the Midwest are facing yet another lean financial forecast. A few years ago, high prices for crops like corn and soybeans translated to more income, but now those prices have tumbled, leaving farmers in a ditch. Special correspondent…
By Roni Dengler
Neonicotinoid pesticides commonly found in agricultural areas kill bees and hurt their ability to reproduce, two separate large-scale studies confirmed Thursday.
By Kristin Hugo
Rancher Shelby Hendershot collects photos and specimens of deformed livestock to expose what causes these often disregarded mutations.
When water is used to grow crops, it’s no longer visible to the consumer. This study keeps track of where ‘hidden’ water is embedded and where it ends up.
By Reagan Waskom and David J. Cooper for The Conversation
Some farmers and ranchers fear the Clean Water Rule could expand federal regulations that impact their private property rights.
By Jonathan Lemire and Ross Bynum, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Sonny Perdue to lead the Department of Agriculture.
By Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press
Hawaii residents concerned about pesticide use by major agriculture companies on the islands are planning a push to strengthen regulation over chemicals they fear harm their health.
By PBS NewsHour
In California's Salinas Valley, known as the "Salad Bowl of the World,” a push is underway to expand agriculture's adoption of technology. The mobile app HeavyConnect, for example, enables farm managers to track personnel and equipment efficiently. Special correspondent Cat…
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