Achieving higher ag output through total factor productivity is best pathway to sustainably meet future world food needs.
Court said ordinary stormwater from CAFOs exempt from NPDES permits.
Transparency and focus on consumer benefits can help transform how those not involved in ag view the industry.
World Food Prize focuses on need to expand dialogue and reinforce truths in emotionally driven discussion.
Government shutdown limiting USDA activities and affecting market price identification.
Higher retail prices supported increase in fruit and vegetable sales while volume sales actually dropped.
Meat packers and retailers now required to move forward on labeling meat products with specified born, raised and slaughtered info.
Organic groups attempt to pre-emptively sue Monsanto to protect from being accused of patent infringement.
The farm share of food dollar expenditures in 2011 rose to a level comparable to the 2007-08 level.
Annual child-rearing expenses estimates at $12,600-14,700.