Venezuela issued a decree that "effectively amounts to forced labor" in an attempt to stabilize a food shortage, says an Amnesty International report.
Tomato growers are facing tough times amid oversupply and weaker demand.
If you've ever had a McDonald's burger, there is a very good chance the onions in it were supplied by Olam.
These are rotten times for farmers growing processed tomatoes as oversupply and weak demand have pushed prices lower.
Shares of Deere and other leading farm machinery stocks were plowed down after Piper Jaffray predicted a longer ag downtuwn.
Florida's medical marijuana market launches Tuesday, but some cannabis fund managers warn of high investor risk due to the limited roll out.
Grocers have started to embrace selling imperfect fresh produce, but they are finding it challenging to get adequate supplies.
Syngenta on Friday reported sales that fell short of analyst forecasts, and warned that in the short term, the industry continued to see tough market conditions.
Ag-tech company Indigo announced it raised $100 million in new funding. David Perry, Indigo CEO, discusses tackling agriculture problems and his company's efforts in adding microbes back to plants to create healthier plants.
Members of the U.K.’s science and agriculture industries have already begun to voice concerns about Brexit's impact on funding and labour.
Hungry animals are increasingly replacing hand crews, tractors and mechanized weed mowers as a way to remove underbrush and reduce wildfire risk.
Even though Bayer sweetened the pot in its attempt to win Monsanto, analysts suggest the seed company's board is likely to reject the offer.
Commodity food costs were down in the second quarter for dairy, eggs, chicken and ground beef, giving relief to some restaurants.
Agriculture is one of the oldest economic activities on Earth, but robot technology may shake it up sooner than you think.
CNBC’s Jane Wells reports on the quinoa craze, America’s favorite gluten-free grain.
U.S. biotech company Monsanto and Microsoft announced on Monday a partnership to invest in agricultural technology startups in Brazil.
Grain futures fell following negative government reports and as traders looked to lighten positions going into the holiday weekend
Investors are rushing into California to get a piece of the state's cannabis business as legalization is set to go on the ballot.
During a third-quarter earnings call, Monsanto management said talks with German suitor Bayer and other parties are ongoing.
West Virginia floods could cost agribusinesses more than $10 million in losses, though the exact amount is still being tallied.