Addressing a farm organization, the president hails his tax plan and pitches a vision of better Internet technology in the heartland.
A new study shows that increasing heat will affect the health and productivity of workers in Europe as well as in the world’s hottest regions.
New research indicates that weather patterns are becoming more volatile and extreme, so farmers must find new ways to adapt.
The chain's latest move is another strike against its holier-than-thou image.
"How can the people who make the meat we eat the most barely be making a living?" asks HBO's "Last Week Tonight" host.
In case you haven't yet heard of the so-called Monsanto Protection Act, it's a horrific piece of legislation that is tantamount to a huge corporate giveaway to the agricultural biotech giant Monsanto.
The nutritional virtues of quinoa have been known since the Inca had an empire, but now that it's sent around the world to satisfy the bourgeois appetites of the Whole Foods set, some Bolivians have become malnourished although slightly better off economically.
Leading scientists are criticizing Chinese doctors and farmers for what they believe is a reckless overuse of antibiotics in both the medical and agricultural industries, which, they argue, has led to an explosion of resistant "superbugs" endangering global health.
The key word being had: The new secretary of energy, Nobel Prize-winning Steven Chu, is making waves in the policy community with his daunting comments about climate change. Chu warns that the farms of California, the nation's leading agricultural producer, could vanish by the end of this century if steps to slow global warming are not taken.