A run on egg whites in the US food industry has made prices sizzle for the sticky ingredient. FT reports.
Tomohiko Taniguchi, Special Advisor to Shinzo Abe's Cabinet, responds to criticism that Japan's protection of its agricultural sector is hindering progress on TPP talks.
"Right now, the price for a 40-pound pig is over double what it normally is," says one farmer. But that may change soon.
Gavin Morgan, COO of JLL, explains the firm's commitment to urban farming and discusses the possibility of realizing it in Hong Kong.
Farmers will face a shortage of workers come harvest time. And the solution may not be as simple as immigration reform.
The price of farmland is closely watched by Fed policy makers, farm lenders and farm suppliers.
Catherine Mellor, Director, Asia at U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says Tokyo's offer to reduce protection for its agricultural sectors is an "encouraging sign" for TPP trade negotiations.
A hog farm is stirring up smells—and emotions—in a Pennsylvania town, raising questions about the right to farm.
The controversy over federal grazing fees continues between western cattle ranchers and agencies governing the use of western land.
Large farms with over $1 million in sales account for only four percent of all farms, but 66 percent of all sales.
Olé! After several weeks of sky-high prices, lime consumers have something to cheer about: a crash in lime prices.
Dilhan C. Fernando, Director of Dilmah Tea, discusses the company's latest innovations in the tea market and its outlook for 2014.
The weather phenomenon is likely to return, possibly bringing enough water to end the severe drought in California.
A devastating disease is putting the world's banana crop at serious risk and threatening the income of millions of people.
Frank Lavin, CEO at Export Now, discusses the issue of agriculture and auto subsidies between Japan and the U.S. amid negotiations of the Trans-pacific Partnership (TPP).
American consumers are up in arms about rising food prices and they will likely feel more of a financial pinch, courtesy of California's drought.
There are now six times more farmers 65 and older than there are farmers 34 and under. It's a concern, say experts.
Ryan Kirby is a 33-year-old former petroleum engineer who traded an office job in Houston for a 3,500 acre farm in Louisiana. While Kirby says there are programs to help newcomers to farming, he says the truth is that parents who farm need to make sure their children continue that tradition.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains a new federal program to encourage young people to go into farming, and he's especially hopeful that returning military veterans will "reconnect to their roots."
Jake Carter is a 34-year-old farmer outside Atlanta, GA, who is educating local children about the importance of agriculture, hoping this will encourage more young people to go into farming.