CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 1.50 cents higher at $4.7720 a bushel; March corn was up 1.50 cents to $3.7360 a bushel; March oats were 3.50 cents higher at $2.36 a bushel; while January soybeans rose. 50 cent to 8.8140 a bushel. February live cattle was. 48 cent lower at $1.3188 a...» Read More
The economic outlook in California, where farmers have been dealing with an epic drought, may not be as barren as the land.
Petitions given to the retailers this week will demand they stop selling pesticides that may be killing billions of honeybees.
One man's drought is another man's opportunity. Some firms could actually benefit from California's water problems.
Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you.
Drought-stricken California farmers are expected to idle 500,000 acres of cropland in a record production loss that could cost billions.
The US Senate gave final congressional approval to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor.
Congress is poised to send a massive, five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for the nation's farmers to the White House.
A week of freezing temperatures in early December wiped out about a quarter of California's $2 billion citrus industry, an industry group estimates.
Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.
Antibiotics potentially harmful to humans are used in animals, and the FDA knows about it, says an environmental group.
Congress' wrangling for months over a new farm bill has brought us to the edge of a "dairy cliff" that could make milk prices soar.
The House of Representatives passed an controversial farm bill Wednesday that cuts spending by about $23 billion.
A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill.
Lawyers for Big Corn and Big Sugar are back in federal court Thursday for the latest installment in a long-running legal battle.
If Congress doesn't pass a new Farm Bill, decades-old laws could cause the price of milk and other agricultural products to double. NYT reports.
To stop overusing antibiotics in animals, an economist has proposed a fee for using the drugs. But the farm community is pushing back.
The Supreme Court upheld Monsanto's biotech seed patents on Monday, dealing a blow to organic farmers and critics of the company.
Cold weather did not harm oranges and other fruit across Florida's citrus-growing regions, the state's leading growers association said on Tuesday.
Prices fell $30 a ton at U.S. export markets after China rejected two shipments because they contained an unapproved genetically modified grain.
A recent outbreak of food poisoning has led to calls for tougher inspection measures even as the government begins reforming food safety rules.