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The Midwest’s Farms Face an Intense, Crop-Killing Future

The flooding that devastated the Midwest this spring damaged infrastructure and prevented farmers from getting crops planted on time. Though scientists can't say if...

‘Uncertainty is our middle name’: Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn’t worried...

Billionaire business tycoon Nassef Sawiris heads a company that serves, among others, agricultural clients all over the world. But despite the U.S.-China trade war...

Past climate change: A warning for the future?

A new study of climate changes and their effects on past societies offers a sobering glimpse of social upheavals that might happen...

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as...

African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets up high-level committee for agricultural reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 15 announced the formation of a high-powered committee that would work...

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add...

Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms...

What it takes for green businesses to advertise online

The green industry in the United States is comprised of production and wholesale nurseries and wholesale/retail distribution centers, as well as related marketing interests....

Researchers find genes that could help create more resilient chickens

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- An international team of scientists, led by Penn State researchers, have identified genes that may help farmers, especially ones in...

Corn prices settle at 5-year high as flooding leaves U.S. plantings...

ByU.S. farmers are millions of acres behind their usual pace of corn planting this spring because of flooding, which may lead to a...

Sensing food textures is a matter of pressure

Food's texture affects whether it is eaten, liked or rejected, according to Penn State researchers, who say some people are better at...