The Top Food and Agriculture Stories of 2013 in 10 Maps

I know, hilarious! But what would it say if we could get together a map... (more)

Sam Brasch
January 1, 2014
Inside the World of Christmas Tree Farming

He’s not kidding: The competition for the United States’ $1 billion Christmas tree industry is... (more)

Tove Danovich
December 24, 2013
There Is a Dairy Cliff, But We Won’t Fall Over It

Just like last year, the scare headlines about $8 milk are all wrong.

Dan Mitchell
December 20, 2013
Farm Crime: What Do Chinese Citizens Want with American Seeds?

Reading last week's ag news about two high-profile seed thefts, you might think the ghost... (more)

Sam Brasch
December 17, 2013
Is the Economic Recovery Leaving Rural America Behind?

The shifts in our economy are changing the urban/rural divide from a tenuous line to... (more)

Sam Brasch
December 5, 2013
How a Chest of Ancient Grains Changed Baking History

How the discovery of a chest of ancient grains made its way to Sweden's best... (more)

Cole Ruth
December 4, 2013
Venomous Spiders Are Hiding in Our Grapes

All over the country - and the world - the innocent joy of eating grapes... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
December 2, 2013
Sophisticated, Large-Scale Thefts Plague California’s Nut Industry

Big-time nut heists are on the rise following a spike in the wholesale price of... (more)

Dan Mitchell
November 25, 2013