US farmers are planting more and more acres with seeds coated with neonicotinoid pesticides. An ecologist explains why this approach is overkill and may be doing more harm than good.
If the United States withdraws from or significantly alters NAFTA, Mexico has more options than it thinks — and potentially less to lose than its northern neighbour.
Colombia's plan to turn coca-leaf farmers into coffee growers has a fatal flaw: the market.
A gene controlling cell identity in corn kernels is the same one that controls progression to specific cancers in humans. Here's why.
Continued use of pesticides will lower diversity of beneficial insects, costing corn farmers more money over time.
A law signed into effect last week seeks to reduce fertilizer runoff that causes toxic algae blooms. But to really address the problem requires taking a hard look at how America farms.