As the Golden State enters a fourth year of drought, a wet winter is "crucial" to the country's biggest agricultural producer.
The entire farm complex could see widespread selling after a fertilizer maker issued an earnings warning, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
The newest batch of crop seeds is setting off another debate over GMOs. This time, they're being blamed for an infestation of "superweeds."
Another UN climate change summit has experts wondering if anything will get done and if the right measures to stop greenhouse emissions are in place.
Vladimir Putin slapped restrictions on U.S. poultry imports. Are American chicken farmers worried? No. No, they're not.
A record harvest will likely cause financial hardships on grain farmers due to a lack of rail service. Some point the finger at the oil industry for the problem.
California has finally adapted new regulations when it comes to groundwater usage. But some experts say they will have no effect on the drought.
Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.
CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks to Samuel Allen, Deere & Company chairman & CEO, about the company's R&D spending and new product lines, including the use of new technology to improve yield.
The ongoing drought in California is cutting back the state's rice crop. It's gotten so bad, one rice farmer said they might have to sell the land.
Crop and livestock producers are feeling down about their situations, according to a survey released Monday. Falling crop prices are partly to blame.
One of the hardest hit countries by the ongoing drought is Nicaragua, which is experiencing its worst dry spell in 32 years.
The U.S. is not the only country suffering from drought. The lack of rainfall in countries like China, Colombia and Australia is raising alarms.
Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent roughly three times their spending in all of 2013.
A tongue-in-cheek effort to replace the bear on California's state flag with a camel is really meant to show just how serious the drought has become.
After corn prices peaked during a 2012 drought, this year's record harvest has pushed prices to lows and forced farmers to postpone purchases.
Asia's newly minted chocoholics are tempting sweets-makers, but challenges range from different cultural tastes to the region driving up cocoa prices.
Tensions are mounting between ranchers and farmers, and the oil and gas industry, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
Jerry Gulke, Gulke Group, and Bob McCan, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, weigh in on how beef and corn prices are impacting the commodities market and the consumer.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at what record high beef prices, a bumper corn crop, and specially-grown watermelons and pumpkins means for consumers.