Egg farmers are asking for help to recover from a disease outbreak. Would a bailout fix the problem or make it worse?
Corn prices are low and corn planting is, too. Will farmers diversify crops or put land aside as a result?
Republicans contort themselves in order to champion big-government ethanol support.
In the face of crippling drought across the Corn Belt, Congress is considering funding a disaster aid package with cuts to climate friendly conservation programs.
The Environmental Working Group says climate change activists should be concerned about proposed cuts to farm bill conservation programs, which would be the carbon-emissions equivalent of adding 2 million cars a year to America's roads.
Midwest farmland is more scarred and eroded then previous reports suggested.Photo: Environmental Working GroupBad federal policy and intensifying storms are washing away the rich dark …
Laurie David delivers inconvenient truths on the food system at TEDx Manhattan.Photo: Jason Houston, via FlickerAttending the TEDx Manhattan event on the future of food …
Using an energy-hogging fuel to gas up cars circling a track is absurd. NASCAR might want to ask its fans whether they'd rather watch races -- or be able to fish in clean water or hunt in abundant habitat.
Deliberations have already begun over the Farm Bill, which comes up for debate again in 2012. The corn refiners' recent push to re-brand corn syrup is a clear response to growing consumer awareness that we need to reform which kind of agriculture -- and calories -- we support in this country.