The world is set for a geopolitical struggle over food. With the acquisition of the iconic American pork producer Smithfield Foods, a Chinese company now owns 1 in 4 pigs raised in the U.S.
Saudi Arabia’s once massive underground aquifer system is drying up due to years of overpumping. And California, in the midst of a drought, is heading down the same path. Here’s what the rest of the world can learn from the Saudi water situation.
Don’t blame traditional foods for Greece’s growing health crisis.
Bing cherries are harvested from Jeff Colombini’s orchard in Lodi, where a shorter chilling season has resulted in many stunted, half-grown blossoms.Serene Fang/Center for Investigative Reporting Listen to KQED's audio report: Farmers have always been gamblers, long accustomed to betting on the probabilities of the weather. But for the Napa Valley, where the temperatures
The supermarket revolution is sweeping across Africa, transforming everything from the way people eat to the crops farmers grow. Is this good news for the continent’s poor?
Supermarkets could be a ticket out of poverty for millions of poor farmers. But there’s a lot of work to do first.
Rick Roth, who runs a mid-sized sugar and vegetable farm in Belle Glade, Fla., believes the U.S. sugar program helps growers mitigate risk in an uncertain business.Amy Green/Florida Center for Investigative Reporting BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Behind every candy bar and can of soda is a complex government program of import tariffs and farmer loans
Human Rights Watch has released a report detailing reprisal attacks by the Ethiopian military over a shooting at a rice farm.