No, Carly Fiorina, the government has not “destroyed” California ag

According to the GOP candidate, regulation is strangling the Golden State's farmers. Yet somehow they are still earning record profits.


Forget insecticides. Scientists are making pests that destroy themselves

Moths genetically engineered to die young could save your slaw.


This is a story about weed and hoes

Now that weeds can stand up to herbicides, farmers have to uproot them the old-fashioned way: with garden tools.

Against the ooze

Here’s a solution for those out-of-control toxic algae blooms

A coalition of agribusinesses, farmers, and food companies may be the thing to stop toxic algal blooms

The Novices

These first-time fishermen know all the best (and worst) parts of fishing

Andrew and Sophie never planned to be commercial fishermen -- but they tried it for a summer. Here's what they learned.

Kids are little punks

Kids toss out fruits and veggies from school lunches, researchers find

A new study shows that fruit-and-veggie quotas get kids to take more produce on their trays -- but they throw out more, too.


The hungry dystopia of climate change

Worldwide hunger and food panics are now a real possibility. Thanks, climate change!

These elected officials eat hemp to make a point

A Democrat and a Republican joined forces for a meal of banned food.


There’s a new sustainable ag technique in town, and it’s cleaning up

With the right "push-pull" planting combos, African farmers can ward off pests, fertilize crops, feed animals, and even withstand drought.