- Organic, Local Food Gets Federal Funding
September 29 2014 3:16 PM
The USDA announced Monday it will spend $52 million to fund grants for organic and local food systems.
- How It Might Pay To Go Non-GMO
September 26 2014 7:19 PM
Experts say that the companies introducing crops and vegetable varietals that are marketed as non-GMO may be onto something.
- Redskins Fans Mad About Expired Beer
September 26 2014 4:21 PM
A number of Washington Redskins fans have reported that they were served old beer at the team's FedEx Field.
- Record Global Soybean, Wheat Crops Expected As Rice, Corn Yields Stay Flat
September 26 2014 12:07 PM
The 2014-2015 season is projected to yield record soybean and wheat crops, while corn and rice keep pace with last season's output.
- Argentinian Peso Fall May Have Silver Lining
September 26 2014 6:09 AM
The decline of the Argentinian peso versus the dollar could have a silver lining for Argentinian farmers and exporters.
- USDA Plans To Review Organic Certification Organizations
September 25 2014 12:01 PM
The USDA is proposing annual reviews of organizations that certify farms and ranches as organic.
- Coke, Pepsi Pledge To Cut Americans' Intake Of Sweet Drink Calories
September 24 2014 8:15 PM
A number of top beverage makers have pledged to take steps to reduce the amount of calories Americans consume each day via sugary drinks.
- New Software Helps Farmers Cash In On Farm Bill Subsidies
September 24 2014 4:40 PM
Two universities have introduced a new computer program to help American farmers get the most out of national farm subsidy programs.
- H5N6 Avian Flu Strain 'Particularly Worrisome': UN
September 23 2014 1:56 PM
The U.N. is warning about A(H5N6), a new strain of avian flu that is striking chicken and geese from China to Vietnam.
- Not Just PBR: 'Natty Boh' Sold To Russia
September 19 2014 2:47 PM
The brewer of the iconic National Bohemian beer -- or "Natty Boh" as Marylanders like to call it -- has been sold with Pabst to a Russian conglomerate.
- PBR For The Former USSR
September 19 2014 2:03 PM
Pabst Brewing Company, maker of hipster symbol Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, has been sold to a Russian beverage conglomerate.
- Scottish Independence Could Mean Pricier Scotch
September 18 2014 2:51 PM
Scotch whisky prices could see a spike if Scotland votes for independence from the U.K. Thursday.
- SF Politician Admits He Uses Truvada To Prevent HIV
September 17 2014 11:19 PM
San Francisco official Scott Wiener said that he takes Truvada, and urged gay men to take the antiviral drug to combat the spread of HIV.
- Biden: 'Shylocks' Was 'Poor Choice Of Words'
September 17 2014 8:32 PM
The Anti-Defamation League criticized Biden's use of the anti-Semitic slur but said the vice president had "no ill intent."
- Police Report Details Of Jonathan Dwyer's Arrest, Charges
September 17 2014 8:01 PM
The Phoenix Police Department released details of Arizona Cardinals running back Dwyer's arrest on charges including domestic violence.
- NFL's Jonathan Dwyer Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence: Report
September 17 2014 6:46 PM
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has reportedly been arrested for alleged domestic violence.
- Kerry Says No US Ground Troops Will Fight ISIS
September 17 2014 5:19 PM
The assertion that "U.S. troops will not have a combat mission” lands a day after a general seemed to suggest we may one day see the opposite.
- EV D68 Spreads To New York City, New Jersey
September 17 2014 5:12 PM
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has officially been confirmed in patients in New York City and New Jersey, health officials said.
- Hundreds Of Additives Not Tested By FDA
September 12 2014 11:44 AM
Experts say an overhaul of the FDA's process for determining food-additive safety will do little to close a crucial loophole.
- US House Republicans Allot $88M For Ebola Response
September 10 2014 9:28 AM
House Republicans agreed to fund the White House's request for Ebola response in their proposed spending bill.