Many farmers feed livestock spent grain from the ethanol process in order to lower feed costs. New research confirms what some have long suspected: Those byproducts contain antibiotics from the ethanol distilling process.
The Guerrilla Grafters play Frankenstein with ornamental city trees by splicing branches that yield fruit for the common good. But not everyone's happy: Their pursuit of fruit isn't exactly legal.
The state recently classified some heritage pigs as "invasive species," which endangers the livelihood of hundreds of small farmers -- and Big Ag could have a hand in it.
Just like Fair Trade for international farms, the Food Justice Certified label is rewarding farms with fair labor practices inside the U.S.
In their belated response to a petition by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Food and Drug Administration says it refuses to ban the chemical.
The author of the new book Turn Here Sweet Corn talks about organic farming, rural development, and what it takes to fight big corporate money with people power.
After more than three decades of stalling on antibiotics in livestock, a court ruled Thursday the FDA must act. But just how long it will take before any real change occurs is another question.
Brown rice is healthier and better for the planet than white rice. So why don't more of us cook it?
After a series of recent blows within the California agriculture community, the makers of this controversial pesticide say the U.S. market isn't "economically viable."
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