Craig Underwood, a farmer in Moorpark, CA, offers his thoughts on the farm labor problem. Underwood, who grows fruits and vegetables, scaled back the production fo some fresh produce to reduce his labor costs.
Monsanto reported a drop in profit, citing lower planted corn acreage in South America and a shift in timing of some sales.
Agriculture company Monsanto is set to report its Q1 earnings this week. Michael Cox, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses the company and how it's bringing new technology to South America.
It's 2015, and that means that eggs sold commercially in California now must come from chickens that have twice as much room to move around.
Food safety concerns have prompted the younger generation in China to seek alternative channels for fresh produce and meat. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
Yen weakness is driving up the cost of Japan's food imports, but analysts say pinched pocketbooks won't slow consumers' taste for meals from overseas.
With Christmas fast approaching it is likely that you have already made one of the season's most difficult decisions: real or artificial?
In the very near future, you're not just going to recycle soda cans and glass jars. You're going to recycle last night's leftovers.
Recent storms have not brought anywhere near enough water for California to recover from drought, according to NASA.
Martin Richenhagen, CEO of AGCO, an agricultural machinery company discusses, how the falling price of oil is good for his company and how the sector must adapt to changing diets in emerging markets.
The confluence of many bad events will cause an avocado price spike and supply shortage in the coming months.
Organic farms may be a lot more productive than previously thought, and they be able may perform better in tough times, according to a study.
A significant portion of the Pacific bluefin tuna supply comes from oceanic feedlots off the coast of Mexico, an activity that can only be supported by the high price of the fish.
From big data to drone technology, VCs are investing in companies that will change the way we think about farming.
The scientists at Muufri have bioengineered lab-grown cow's milk in attempt to address the environmental and ethical problems with dairy farming.
Zhu Xinli, Chairman at China Huiyuan Juice Group, the largest privately owned juice producer in the country, describes the firm's strategy amid the economy's structural adjustment.
SpaceX has one job listing that stands out from the rest.
Anna Haurie, executive group managing director at Dexion Capital, and Charles Whitaker, partner at Brown & Co., discuss how to invest in agriculture.
The president's immigration actions may actually worsen labor shortages that many industry groups hope reform will fix.
China plans to revamp the scheme it uses to allocate quotas for agricultural imports, as part of efforts to stamp out corruption and to rein in record state grain stockpiles.