Andersons on Wednesday rejected a $1 billion all-cash offer from HC2 Holdings, a company run by former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone.
Investors have been harvesting big gains in the past month from ag commodities, and some futures, such as sugar and soybeans, are near 18-month highs.
American beekeepers have lost almost half of their commercial bee colonies over the past year.
Shares of Monsanto are surging in Thursday's trading session after reports of a possible takeover.
In California, acreage dedicated to quinoa may reach into the thousands in the next two years, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The Fort McMurray fire in Canada may be just the beginning. Scientists say climate change is creating a new perfect storm of "super fires."
Alberta's gargantuan blaze is a reminder that California has faced its own super-fires over the years — and officials warn the risks are worsening.
Despite an improved economy, every single county in America is facing hunger, according to Feeding America.
The new strain of the avian influenza virus was discovered during a routine inspection.
Bad weather is weighing on key crop exports in South America. But U.S. farmers are getting a bump from El Nino, a weak dollar and heavy fund buying.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be in California next week railing against a $15 minimum wage to lure jobs to the Sunshine State.
North Korea’s already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year as dry weather hits crop yields, the U.N. has warned.
Food waste and trash in general are turning into such big problems that some cities are promoting in-sink garbage disposals to reduce food waste.
Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, all connected by the Mekong River, are blaming China's dams for their current drought. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more.
Scientists say humans have changed the world so dramatically that the planet's biodiversity is on the decline.
Election year cries for simplifying the tax code are putting more pressure on the $20 billion consumer tax prep industry.
As California employers move to lift wages to $15 an hour, farmers are likely to be hit while consumers probably won't see big food price spikes.
U.S. chocolate companies scramble to boost sales as Americans eat healthier snacks and turn to dark chocolates.
Wal-Mart said it was aiming to switch to a cage-free eggs in the U.S. by 2025, joining many that have committed to stop using eggs laid by caged hens.
"CalPERS has been reviewing changes to its divestment policy," said a spokesman.