While there is speculation the current El Niño could shatter records, weather watchers may not want to get ahead of themselves.
A worsening drought and unseasonably hot weather is causing pain for Washington's agricultural sector and could result in hops shortages.
USDA scientists develop bird flu vaccine that works on chickens and is being tested on turkeys.
A food fight is under way in Congress that could decide whether genetically engineered food products are labeled using a new national standard.
On his recent trip to India, Gautam Trivedi, CEO of Religare Capital Markets, noticed that the monsoon has had a smaller-than-expected impact on the country's rural areas.
Indian policymakers needn't worry about deficient rains bringing back ghosts of inflation past, economists argue.
Huanglongbing disease, also called citrus greening, is a fatal tree disease that California growers fear is spreading.
New Zealand's Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows amid a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from No. 1 buyer China.
Researchers have raised a genetically engineered crop on land that contains certain nutrients found only in fish oil and algae.
The economic impact of the California drought for 2015 is beginning to emerge. And the forecast doesn't look good.
The U.S. is becoming a much greener place, but turf maintenance comes with a host of environmental considerations.
July 4 celebrations mean some serious food and retail spending, according to a recent study by the National Retail Federation.
Greek's agriculture sector was already facing a challenging 2015, but now there's fear the uncertainty could disrupt the food and wine trade.
Water restrictions due to the drought are hurting the once booming sod business in California.
How to get the freshest, locally-grown food when you live in a big city? This underground farm, implanted in a disused WWII tunnel, could be the solution.
There are acres of green turf around the country, but lawn maintenance has stirred a debate about its environmental impact.
Europe’s multi-billion dollar earth-monitoring program could be a game changer for food production, experts say.
As the USDA invests $150 million in relief of California, Tom Vilsack said there may be a silver lining to the situation.
Using 95% less water and half the fertilizer of traditional farming, vertical farms bring sustainable produce to cities.
Former Iowa Gov. and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, (D), discusses efforts to preserve water resources in California.