posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM
U.S. farmers produced a bountiful crop of dry beans this year, but any potential savings for consumers might be gobbled up by freight problems in the Northern Plains, where much of the crop is grown.
posted on November 14, 2014 at 8:29 PM
Cold weather hits the nation’s midsection as harvest nears completion. The top two greenhouse gas emitting nations strike a landmark deal. We’ll examine the increasing role of technology at the world’s largest futures exchange. Market analysis with...
posted on November 14, 2014 at 8:58 AM
Much of the nation faced a rude awakening from relatively balmy fall weather as temperatures plummeted this week across the nation’s midsection, and a blanket of snow covered large portions of the northern plains.
posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:56 PM
California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.
posted on October 24, 2014 at 6:24 PM
It took less than a week for a lawsuit to arise in response to the government’s Oct.15 approval of a new herbicide that combines two existing weed killers.
posted on October 22, 2014 at 4:52 PM
A GoPro look at the harvest of 2014 from an angle you don't want to be in yourself, but this camera takes you you to the field.
posted on October 17, 2014 at 6:04 PM
Nationally, only 24 percent of America’s corn is in the bin. That’s up 7 percentage points from last week, but still well behind the 5-year average pace of 43 percent.
posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:39 PM
In addition to a special companion website, natgeo.com, National Geographic’s free, “Future of Food” iPad app includes all published stories from the magazine’s current series on food.
posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:33 AM
The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing.
posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:45 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which on Tuesday revised upward its estimate of this year's corn crop to 14 billion...
posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:23 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A bitter and occasionally violent two-year labor dispute at Northwest grain terminals ended with a tentative deal reached in the middle of the night.
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said the International...
posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:59 AM
The nation's corn and soybean farmers are on track to produce record crops this year as a mild summer has provided optimum growing conditions.
posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The waving wheat is not as sweet this year in Oklahoma. Too little rain and late frigid temperatures stunted what the USDA says is likely the Sooner State’s smallest crop in more than 50 years.
posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:13 AM
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early, potentially threatening their renowned...
posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM
A North Dakota-based nonprofit organization that helps farm families in need plant and harvest their crops is branching out into haying assistance.