North Korea faces its worst drought in a century, state media say, raising food crisis fears in the impoverished nation. The Financial Times reports.
After California cut water for those with the most senior rights, some have been scrambling to see if the state went too far.
While the recent bird flu outbreak has hit many hard, it has also yielded some winners.
The USDA says the available bird flu vaccine doesn't work well enough to approve for emergency use.
Karan A Chanana, chairman at Amira Nature Foods, says it's still "early times" to evaluate the impact India's heatwave has had on crops.
The California drought may have harsh effects on farmers this year, says a new report issued by a team of UC Davis researchers.
The CDC said doctors and state health officials should be on the lookout for people infected with the H5N2 bird flu virus, NBC reports.
India Prime Minister Modi plans to provide millions of farmers with income insurance tied to crop prices, but it may not ease rural distress much.
California's new urban water use rules go into effect Monday, but the state must do more to prepare for the "new normal," a group of scientists say.
There have only been four flu pandemics since the start of the 20th century, yet concerns are widening about the potential for a new outbreak.
Farms across Texas and surrounding states are flooded and waterlogged, leaving farmers who had been looking at bumper crops now worried.
Much-needed rains have brought relief to drought-stricken states, especially in the South and West, but they'll be a boon to insects, too.
The rising value of farmland and demand for organic food is wooing investors to this sector. Farmers are now becoming more business savvy.
Checking in on Deere profits, and the outlook for the agriculture industry, with Vishal Shah, Deutsche Bank, and Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research.
CNBC's Mary Thompson provides insight to Deere's revenue and profit in the second quarter.
FMHR trader Josh Brown thinks Deere goes higher, while Stephen Weiss takes a bearish stance.
"California has a lot of growing up to do on how to use water well," says a Napa wine grape grower who uses recycled wastewater to irrigate his vines.
Vichai Sriprasert, honorary president of Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA), says prices of grains now adhere to market mechanisms after the military ended the controversial price-support scheme.
Nearly 60,000 agriculture-related job openings are expected annually over the next five years and only about 35,000 grads to fill them.
Bird flu continues to take a heavy toll on the egg supply, sending prices soaring.