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
We boil crabs and lobsters alive because it tastes better, and also because we assume they can’t feel pain. But a new study sheds doubt on that idea and should make us pause before our next meaty meal
Qatar is a desert nation with lots of oil and natural gas, but little arable land. That’s meant importing most of the food the country needs, but with climate change threatening agriculture, Qatar is willing to spend billions to …
Vital Farms sells the most humane eggs in the business, with hens raised on pasture—not inside cages. But can conventional farms afford to make the switch?
The drought is eating away at U.S. crops—and climate change could make it worse in the future. Are GM crops an answer?
A USDA newsletter mentions Meatless Mondays. The beef industry gets upset. Why this is all a bit ridiculous.