3 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is set to reopen the controversy over genetically modified crops with a speech extolling the benefits of the technology.
3 hrs ago | EDGE
The World Food Prize Foundation on Wednesday took the bold step of awarding this year's prize to three pioneers of plant biotechnology whose work brought the world genetically modified crops.
6 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
This year's World Food Prize is going to a Belgian scientist and two researchers in the United States for their innovations that brought the world genetically modified crops.
10 hrs ago | WCHI-AM Chillicothe
With dozens of Democratic lawmakers struggling to live on a food stamp budget to protest GOP cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a Republican staffer says he is living on a SNAP budget without problems.
14 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta
National Beef Packing Company - a Liberal, KS, establishment - is recalling approximately 22,737 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
An emergency cabinet meeting on Wednesday agreed to reduce the price paid under the rice-pledging scheme by 20 per cent, effective with the second crop beginning on July 1. The decision cuts the rice-pledging price from 15,000 to 12,000 baht per tonne, as proposed by the National Rice Policy Committee, PM's Office Minister Varathep Rattanakorn ... (more)
21 hrs ago | KARE-TV Minneapolis
In its weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that a statewide average of 3.6 days were suitable for fieldwork last week, a slight improvement from recent weeks.
Farm-state lawmakers are scrambling to win bipartisan support for a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill on the House floor this week.
The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
Farm-state lawmakers are scrambling to win bipartisan votes for a five year, half-trillion dollar farm bill on the House floor this week.
A last-minute move by Missouri lawmakers could make it easier for a Chinese conglomerate to buy one of the biggest pork producers in the U.S. Legislators agreed on their final day of work in May to remove a ban on foreign ownership of agricultural land in Missouri.
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Zimbabwe's first "Cattle Bank" has just opened its books in a unique kind of banking where owners bring in their animals as collateral against cash loans.
An Indian man looks at the water splash from the tyres of a bus, as he walks with his bicycle through a water-logged road during a prolonged spell of pre-monsoon rain in Amritsar, India, 15 June 2013.
The latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Iowa's cornfields have been hit hard by the wet spring.
Cold, wet weather forced farmers to delay their soybean planting this spring, keeping prices for the crop higher over the past two months.
"It's not something many people think about, but it takes a huge amount of resources to get food to our plates," says Dana Gunders, a scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council.