Monsanto is not pushing for expansion of genetically modified crops in most of Europe as opposition to its biotech seeds in many countries remains high, company officials said.
A strain of genetically engineered wheat never approved for sale or consumption was sprouting on a farm in Oregon, the Agriculture Department said Wednesday.
The Department of Agriculture has found unapproved, genetically modified wheat on an Oregon farm, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
How the agriculture business may perform this summer, with Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group.
Lean ground beef is up 21 percent to $4.81 per pound, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. And it could turn more consumers to cheaper cuts of meat.
Thousands of insurance agents travel to the area to assist affected residents, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.
The renewable fuel sector struggles to find its voice in a world of renewed popularity for oil and gas. One part of that aims to transform agriculture waste into fuel.
William Happer, Princeton University professor, argues that rising carbon dioxide emissions are weakly linked to global warming and could actually increase agricultural productivity.
The food supply is under siege from a blitz of man-made hazards, from arsenic-laced chicken to dying bee colonies, and some favorites may someday vanish from the plate.
It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.
Deere reported higher earnings and forecast a record profit for the full year, even as it warned about "global financial pressures" and "adverse weather patterns."
The USDA is unveiling its first, hard estimates of the crop year ahead, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Outdoor chefs are in for an unhappy surprise as the grilling season approaches: The price of beef is pushing up the cost of a backyard barbecue.
Billions of honeybees keep dying each year. The demise of the bees is raising concerns about the cost to the nation's food supply and the sustainability of the beekeeping industry.
Why consumers prefer chicken, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Tyson Foods reported a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as shoppers and restaurants switched to cheaper chicken from beef, and the company cut its full-year sales forecast.
Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country's latest food safety scandal.
The drought that ravaged much of the U.S. in 2012 shows no sign of letting up in some sections of the country.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria—often called "superbugs"—are entering the nation's food system and endangering consumers at an alarming rate, according to an analysis of government data.