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Cody Carlson had no way of preparing for this moment. He was a Manhattan kid, days removed from working as an analyst for a business-intelligence firm, where he scrutinized corporations and their executives.
Researchers led by the University of Leeds and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands found evidence of dramatic reductions in the diversity of species in Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands between the 1950s and 1980s.
The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states.
The current food stamp program is administered by the Agriculture Department and federal dollars are unlimited as long as recipients qualify.
Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing - and it was trying desperately to get in.
With eight in 10 farmers making less than $10,000 a year, West Virginia will never rival big Midwestern factory farms in producing food.
Federal agriculture officials say chicken producer Foster Farms is recalling about 6,165 pounds of its ready-to-eat grilled chicken breast strips because the strips contain wheat and soy - known allergens - which are not listed on the labels of its packages.
Raising chickens has become so fashionable among some urban Americans that there's now a market for chicken diapers , as we reported this month.
Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating.
The mills in Hunan province's Youxian county were ordered to suspend business and recall their products after samples showed excessive levels of cadmium, according to an official notice issued Tuesday by the county government.
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.
Sound agricultural system is significant to enable Africa become self-sufficient in food production during the coming 50 years, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union , Rhoda Peace Tumusiime said here Monday, ENA reported.
FARMERS and gardeners across the state should benefit from the best rain since last winter in the next two days.
Monsanto Co is hosting a "Bee Summit." Bayer AG is breaking ground on a "Bee Care Center." And Sygenta AG is funding grants for research into the accelerating demise of honeybees in the United States, where the insects pollinate fruits and vegetables that make up roughly a quarter of the American diet.
Pakistan has taken a number of steps to prevent fertilizers made within its borders for agriculture from being used as explosives in roadside bombs that target American troops in Afghanistan, said a top U.S. military officer Monday.
The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects.