U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland reported higher earnings as a record-large U.S. harvest boosted grain volumes and supported strong exports.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's program to revive the nation's economy is set to meet perhaps its stiffest challenge, the nation's sclerotic farming industry.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs.
Management and labor at the ports are blaming each other for epic congestion. And it appears impossible for both sides' stories to be true.
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from California raisin producers who object to a government program regulating the market.
President Obama's executive action on immigration may make it tougher for American farmers to fill labor needs.
Western Growers CEO Tom Nassif and Victor Smith, the group's chairman and a vegetable producer, discuss the farm labor shortage problem.
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.