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.
Honeybee losses keep piling up and scientists don’t know why. In the meantime, though, hobbyist beekeepers can help keep the embattled insect going
Thanks to population growth and climate change, water is becoming an ever more precious resources—putting extra emphasis on efficiency. How one beer company is getting more buzz from its water
As corn and soybeans became more valuable, farmers plowed more land—and disturbed native grasslands along the way
The U.S. experienced the worst drought in half a century this year. But it’s nothing compared to the man-made devastation of the Dust Bowl, as a new documentary shows.
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?
They call drought the slow-motion disaster, and for good reason. While earthquakes and volcanoes strike in a moment, and hurricanes unfold over a few days, a drought is simply a day without rain that becomes two days without …
Triple-digit days. Weeks with little to no rain. Soil crumbling away. Stunted corn stalks. Right now the fertile fields of the U.S. Midwest are experiencing corn-killing weather, with parts of five corn-growing states in the …
When it comes to energy, everyone loves efficiency. Cutting energy waste is one of those goals that both sides of the political divide can agree on, even if they sometimes diverge on how best to get there. Energy efficiency …