SINGAPORE/ PARIS, July 25- Chicago wheat prices rose on Monday on growing concern that the size of the crop in the European Union, the world's largest exporter of the cereal, could be lower than expected, pulling up corn in their wake. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was 1.7 percent higher at $4.32-1/ 2 a bushel by 1031 GMT, after falling in the... » Read More
Colorado and Oregon ballot measures to label food products that have GMOs were defeated, but proponents vow to fight on.
A bond measure to fund water projects in California easily passed Tuesday. But what might not be so easy is getting relief from the state's drought.
Lowe's home improvement stores have been targeted this week with protests to stop selling pesticides that some consider harmful to bees.
DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.
More groundwater is being used in California. But for hundreds of thousands of people, it may be contaminated.
Some big global industries have a lot at stake due to climate change. Their profitability, and very survival, may depend on it.
The drought in California is taking a heavy toll on honeybees and beekeepers, while reducing honey supplies and threatening crops.
"Beer has to have water," says the manager of one brewery, who noted that a typical can of beer is 92 percent water.
Hopes that winter rains would help ease California's drought appear to be going by the wayside, according to forecasts. The outlook looks grim.
A new report says unless the world increases its agriculture production now, a growing population may not have enough food by 2050.
The Golden State's lack of water is making some pumpkin farmers feel they are at the end of their rope when it comes to growing the crop.
Consumers are getting some relief after run-up in food prices this spring—thanks to a bumper grain crop and a weaker dollar.
As the FAA formulates rules regarding commercial use of drones, experts say American farmers are falling behind other countries who use it.
As the Golden State enters a fourth year of drought, a wet winter is "crucial" to the country's biggest agricultural producer.
The entire farm complex could see widespread selling after a fertilizer maker issued an earnings warning, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
The newest batch of crop seeds is setting off another debate over GMOs. This time, they're being blamed for an infestation of "superweeds."
Another UN climate change summit has experts wondering if anything will get done and if the right measures to stop greenhouse emissions are in place.
Vladimir Putin slapped restrictions on U.S. poultry imports. Are American chicken farmers worried? No. No, they're not.
A record harvest will likely cause financial hardships on grain farmers due to a lack of rail service. Some point the finger at the oil industry for the problem.
California has finally adapted new regulations when it comes to groundwater usage. But some experts say they will have no effect on the drought.