Congress goes into vote-o-rama mode to move this year’s monster of a food and farm bill forward.
New research found that weeds exposed to high levels of CO2 actually transfer their genes to nearby crops and make them behave like weeds.
Spiking demand for a bean used in the fracking process has been a huge boon for farmers in rural India — but it’s caused Halliburton’s profits to tumble. (Don’t worry. They’ll survive.)
The good news: The USDA finally released an environmental impact review of genetically engineered sugar beets. The bad: Monsanto has already crowded out other seed makers.
With the bill on the Senate floor, Mario Batali, Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, and nearly 70 other food luminaries have signed a historic letter to Congress.
A hole-in-the wall museum in Pittsburgh, run by an oddball art professor, offers a sober — and sobering — glimpse of what we’ve done to life as we know it. Good? Bad? You make the call.
A new study finds that large-scale irrigation is causing more sea-level rise than climate change. And yet the most powerful nations in the world just gave industrial agriculture a big thumbs up.
In his new book “The Land Grabbers,” Fred Pearce investigates the Gulf sheiks, Chinese state corporations, Wall Street speculators, and Russian oligarchs who are buying up tracts all around the world.
A growing cadre of farmers, chefs, activists, and consumers is moving Alabama back to its rich and sustainable agricultural heritage.