Taxpayers help subsidize crop insurance premiums for farmers to the tune of about $9 billion dollars, a figure that's growing each year. These policies protect farmers from major losses, and help support their income even if there's no loss of crops.
The immigration bill that the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to take up on Thursday includes a provision for farmworkers that shortens their waiting period for legal residency.
According to a new survey of America's beekeepers, almost a third of the country's honeybee colonies did not make it through the winter.
Last year’s drought and the later than normal snowfall this season shouldn’t have a huge impact on Urbana’s Market at the Square, which kicks off on Saturday.
Is salmon farming ever sustainable?
The Salinas Valley in Northern California grows about 80 percent of the country's lettuce, and it takes a lot of people to pick and pack it.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. is closer to making a huge expansion into Australia with a possible deal for a grain handler there called GrainCorp.
The Illinois House is set to take up a bill to offer tax breaks to a company that may build a fertilizer plant in Tuscola.
A new immigration bill is expected to be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week. One big hurdle toward that was cleared this week when the United Farm Workers reached a deal with growers that would address wages and caps the number of visas allowed for new workers.
While you indulge in some Easter Peeps and chocolates this weekend, you might want to think about all that sugar. No, this isn't a calorie warning. In the U.S., raw sugar can cost twice the world average.