In 2008 a report from the Pew Commission laid out the many problems with factory farms in damning detail. Five years later, …
The son of one of the wealthiest men in the world is giving away $3 billion as fast as he can, in an effort to change farming and food.
An unexpectedly early winter storm buried cattle ranchers in South Dakota. They’re trying to rebuild, but the shutdown in DC and the lack of a farm bill holds them back.
Honeybee losses keep piling up and scientists don’t know why. In the meantime, though, hobbyist beekeepers can help keep the embattled insect going
Diseases like the potato blight have ruined harvests in the past — and still haunt farmers today. Research suggests climate change will spread those pests and pathogens
GM crops have become a symbol: either you’re for agribusiness or you’re against science. But for all the heat, GM crops are something much simpler: one of many tools we need to explore to meet the farming challenges of tomorrow.
More than five years after it was first reported, colony-collapse disorder is still killing honeybees around the world. If scientists can’t pinpoint the cause, the economic and environmental damage could be immense
It might seem decadent, but ordering your groceries online from a delivery service like FreshDirect is greener than driving to the store. Farmers’ markets? Less so
A new report by a conservation group shows that as much as one-third of the seafood sold in the U.S. is mislabeled.
A new study shows widespread antibiotic resistance on Chinese farms, where use of the drugs to speed animal growth is common. That could have scary impacts for the rest of the world