posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:13 PM
Autumn in the Midwest offers a colorful backdrop for farmers taking to the field to reap what they’ve sown. And while fall harvest is a common sight across the land, what one group outside the town of Antigo is pulling out of the ground is...
posted on August 17, 2012 at 4:58 PM
Researchers from the University of Illinois and three universities in Brazil are teaming up to study ways to reduce the amount of food lost after harvesting.
posted on May 18, 2012 at 10:48 AM
The USDA predicted this week that the outlook for U.S. wheat is for larger supplies and use, but lower prices.
posted on May 11, 2012 at 6:43 PM
The impact of record April corn planting was readily apparent in the Agriculture Department's latest estimates on domestic agricultural supply and demand.
posted on January 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - New England fishermen have been casting their nets in the cold Gulf of Maine waters since the northern shrimp season began Jan. 2, but their season could be cut short this winter if their catches are too...
posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:09 PM
Few harvests can match the stark beauty and rich color of cranberries in the American northeast.
posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:19 PM
It may sound completely nuts, but Georgia farmers say they're busy guarding against a proliferation of pecan thieves.
posted on October 28, 2011 at 3:15 PM
A dry fall has led to an all-out sprint to the finish for the 2011 corn, soybean and cotton crops.
posted on October 7, 2011 at 2:06 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Farmers usually hope for sunny weather to help speed their harvest, but weeks of unseasonably warm temperatures have dramatically increased the risk of field fires, prompting growers to take extra precautions as they navigate...
posted on August 26, 2011 at 4:07 PM
posted on August 19, 2011 at 2:27 PM
Federal highway officials have decided that farmers who operate tractors, combines and semitrailers can keep driving on rural roads without the same kind of regulations that apply to long-haul truckers.
posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:05 PM
The demand for canola, best known for the cooking oil it produces, continues to rise and the industry is working to grow more of the plant in the U.S. to keep pace with increased sales.
posted on June 24, 2011 at 1:06 PM
LESLIE, Ga (AP) -- It's 3:25 p.m. in a dusty cucumber field in south Georgia. A knot of criminal offenders who spent seven hours in the sun harvesting buckets of vegetables by hand have decided they're calling it quits - exactly as crew leader...
posted on October 22, 2010 at 7:10 PM
The Obama Administration announces new incentives for biofuels production. Fall harvest is in high gear, and -- judging from prices -- there is little harvest pressure. And we examine efforts to curb nitrate runoff and increase yields through...
posted on October 21, 2010 at 5:10 PM
Thunderstorms roared across parts of western Texas Thursday, dumping golf ball-sized hail on the region's cotton fields.