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.
The Supreme Court upheld Monsanto's biotech seed patents on Monday, dealing a blow to organic farmers and critics of the company.
Cold weather did not harm oranges and other fruit across Florida's citrus-growing regions, the state's leading growers association said on Tuesday.
Prices fell $30 a ton at U.S. export markets after China rejected two shipments because they contained an unapproved genetically modified grain.
A recent outbreak of food poisoning has led to calls for tougher inspection measures even as the government begins reforming food safety rules.
Good news for Christmas lovebirds: Mistletoe is well-stocked this year. In fact, news of a shortage of it in years past may have been overblown.
Martin Richenhagen, Chairman & CEO of AGCO, shares his thoughts on the company's 2014 growth prospects, and the outlook on global agriculture. I think U.S. farmers will have money to invest, says Richenhagen.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says 184,000 tractors have been sold in the U.S. this year, up 10 percent. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on predictions for next year.
Christmas tree lots are emptying quickly this year. Where to look for a big tree—and bigger bargains.
A disease killing swaths of citrus trees is causing billions of dollars in losses, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told CNBC on Friday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institute senior fellow, discuss how America's coastal corridors determine how the nation uses its natural resources.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses the government's plan to help save millions of acres from citrus greening disease.