There's a shorter supply of trees this holiday season than in recent years.
France, the EU's biggest agriculture producer, reported an outbreak of the H5N1 bird flu virus on Wednesday, its first since 2007.
Deere posted a sharp drop in earnings on Wednesday and forecast a further slump in agriculture and construction equipment sales in its new year.
Farmers are flooding fields with storm runoff from El Nino this winter.
One California farmer's idea: flood fields with storm runoff from El Nino now, so that it won't cost as much to pump next summer.
U.S. Christmas tree inventories are said to be tight after years of oversupply, and entering a "short supply" period.
Ancha Srinivasan, principal climate change specialist at the ADB, explains why the economic damage from this year's El Nino will be high.
Australia has blocked the sale of the country's largest landowner, private farming group S. Kidman and Co, to foreign investors.
Christian Faitz, equity research analyst at Kepler Cheuvreux, explains why Monsanto’s bid to buy Syngenta was more than just the price.
Countries have gone to war for less. But pollution from Indonesia's forest fires has received a relatively benign regional response.
Organic food is based on the idea that "natural" is better — for the soil, the environment and the body. So how much better is it?
Whole Foods' "Responsibly Grown" program recognizes even nonorganic food growers for better practices.
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, director of research at Religare Capital Markets Singapore, says the Southeast Asian haze crisis will have an impact on palm oil productivity.
There are only 80 agencies certified to verify that the nation’s 25,000 "organic" farms are actually growing food organically.
DoubleLine's Jeff Sherman told CNBC that despite market volatility, investing in commodities could pay off for investors.
The strongest El Nino on record is expected to drench the South this fall and winter, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
The El Nino weather pattern sweeping the globe is causing a slew of disruptions, and across markets it's creating some clear winners and losers.
Olam said the proceeds will be used to refinance existing debt, meet working capital requirements, and general corporate funding.
In the last half-century, China more than doubled the caloric intake of the average Chinese citizen. As the economy and population of The People’s Republic continues to rise, how high will their food intake go? CNBC reports.
As China's middle class grows, rising food demand is influencing food production and water consumption in the American West, including California.