A number of high-profile New York chefs, restaurateurs, food suppliers and industry executives have joined the effort to lobby Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo against hydraulic fracturing or fracking.
Due to global warming, British farmers are experimenting with crops such as olives and nectarines which have typically been imported from warmer areas in southern Europe. Britain's first British tea plantation has even cropped up.
One-third of the world's food is lost or wasted each year, according to a study released on Wednesday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation
NPR recently reported on the cleanup of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, noting the work of researchers to assess the impact of the oil on sea life using virtual shellfish, which help quantify the amount of contaminants in the water:Read More >
The fungal infection wheat rust -- also known as the “polio of agriculture” -- is spreading after a 50-year absence.
Hooters waitresses are donating their "used but laundered" (phew!) pantyhose to official efforts to create containment booms for the Gulf oil spill.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey found traces of methylmercury in every fish sampled in 291 streams across the nation. In approximately one quarter of those fish, mercury levels were above those set by the Environmental Protection Agency.