Where is the top state for business in America? CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals some clues and looks at how innovation and technology is driving competition in agriculture.
California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.
The organic movement’s claims about the sustainability of its methods are dubious, say Henry I. Miller and Richard Cornett.
CNBC's Jim Cramer gives his call on the "only really legitimate marijuana stock" in the market and a food company.
US Agriculture Secretary is confident an approved vaccine would help fight a deadly virus that has killed millions of pigs.
Hampton Creek Foods plans to crack the caged-egg industry, replacing an unhealthy, inhumane agricultural system with plant-based 'eggs.'
The severe drought in the Southwest and other parts of the country is causing pain. But most Americans seem to take it in stride.
The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus—PEDv—is raising awareness about biosecurity, and the global nature of our food supply.
US farmers angered by signs Japan will maintain agricultural export barriers in Pacific trade pact.
Some S&P 500 companies in conservative states already are managing weather shifts, according to a new report. Inside the climate change fight.
Opponents of fracking may have hoped the drought would stop the water-using oil and gas drilling process. They are wrong, for now.
A small agricultural biotech company in Ames, Iowa, may have found a treatment for a disease that's wiping out pigs.
Hog farmers cooked and shared their best pork dishes right outside a barn housing live pigs at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dealing with climate change is a cost of doing business. From beer to insurance, how some companies are hoping to profit amid weather-related risks.
There will likely be more food industry mergers in the months ahead, analysts say. Here's why.
The equine industry itself is riding through a rough patch and trying to figure out why populations are declining.
As drought bakes nearly half the country, an expert says we may have to return to the days of WWII to ease the pain.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation wants weed growers to know that, at least at the federal level, the times they aren't a-changing.
Analysts say farmers, businesses and consumers are all going to feel the effect of the drought hammering the West.
A run on egg whites in the US food industry has made prices sizzle for the sticky ingredient. FT reports.