Modern meat production has proven to be efficient and profitable, but comes with its own set of problems.
Harsh droughts lasting decades are likely to dry out a broad swath of America's heartland, even if we reduce carbon emissions in the next 50 years, researchers say.
As China pulls out the stops to get more lending into its economy, the farming sector which employs a third of its population is desperate for funding.
Fierce competition at the world's largest outdoor farm machinery show may cause discounting this year, particularly for used tractors and combines.
The agriculture equipment slowdown may extend into 2016, according to Robert Crane, AGCO Senior VP and GM-Americas.
States are trying to lure California's dairies away with the promise of ample water, a stable feed supply and abundant land.
Nearly 100% of imported shrimp is not clean. To combat the problem, a venture has crowdfunded a project to build a non-GMO farm in San Diego.
Depsite forex headwinds and lower crop prices, Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta, explains why the low oil price will be a tailwind for the company in 2016.
Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta, expects profits to be down from 2014, due to the lower crop prices and the ruble adding pressure to the company's performance.
U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland reported higher earnings as a record-large U.S. harvest boosted grain volumes and supported strong exports.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's program to revive the nation's economy is set to meet perhaps its stiffest challenge, the nation's sclerotic farming industry.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs.
Management and labor at the ports are blaming each other for epic congestion. And it appears impossible for both sides' stories to be true.
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from California raisin producers who object to a government program regulating the market.
President Obama's executive action on immigration may make it tougher for American farmers to fill labor needs.
Western Growers CEO Tom Nassif and Victor Smith, the group's chairman and a vegetable producer, discuss the farm labor shortage problem.
Craig Underwood, a farmer in Moorpark, CA, offers his thoughts on the farm labor problem. Underwood, who grows fruits and vegetables, scaled back the production fo some fresh produce to reduce his labor costs.
Monsanto reported a drop in profit, citing lower planted corn acreage in South America and a shift in timing of some sales.
Agriculture company Monsanto is set to report its Q1 earnings this week. Michael Cox, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses the company and how it's bringing new technology to South America.
It's 2015, and that means that eggs sold commercially in California now must come from chickens that have twice as much room to move around.