Scientists are working to ensure astronauts don't die of dehydration. Now those solutions could ease futures droughts on earth.
"I think there's nothing but room for expansion," says Jeff Miller, who runs Diamond Mountain Ranch in California.
Amid rising beef prices, CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the USDA's first ever bison meat survey and speaks to two ranchers who are raising and selling bison meat.
Private equity funds are seeing an opportunity in refurbishing sporting ranches near the Rockies, attracting investors like T. Boone Pickens.
The economic outlook in California, where farmers have been dealing with an epic drought, may not be as barren as the land.
Petitions given to the retailers this week will demand they stop selling pesticides that may be killing billions of honeybees.
One man's drought is another man's opportunity. Some firms could actually benefit from California's water problems.
Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you.
Drought-stricken California farmers are expected to idle 500,000 acres of cropland in a record production loss that could cost billions.
The US Senate gave final congressional approval to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor.
Congress is poised to send a massive, five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for the nation's farmers to the White House.
A week of freezing temperatures in early December wiped out about a quarter of California's $2 billion citrus industry, an industry group estimates.
Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.
Antibiotics potentially harmful to humans are used in animals, and the FDA knows about it, says an environmental group.
Congress' wrangling for months over a new farm bill has brought us to the edge of a "dairy cliff" that could make milk prices soar.
The House of Representatives passed an controversial farm bill Wednesday that cuts spending by about $23 billion.
A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill.
Lawyers for Big Corn and Big Sugar are back in federal court Thursday for the latest installment in a long-running legal battle.
If Congress doesn't pass a new Farm Bill, decades-old laws could cause the price of milk and other agricultural products to double. NYT reports.
To stop overusing antibiotics in animals, an economist has proposed a fee for using the drugs. But the farm community is pushing back.