Agriculture

Prices for lettuce varieties including iceberg and Boston lettuce soared after an outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce stopped sales of the popular salad green.

The Trump administration plans to offer billions in aid to farmers hit by tariffs on their goods, a move that aimed at easing the pain caused by Trump’s escalating trade war in key electoral states.

Contessa Brewer reports dairy farmers across eight states are struggling as big retailers, such as Walmart and Kroger, get into the milk business.

Aditi Roy reports on why there’s a growing trend among millennials to become farmers.

A widely used farm pesticide that the Trump administration refused to ban could get restricted in California.

President Trump’s plans to gut the Agriculture Department’s discretionary funding is getting criticized by key lawmakers.

The powerful March storm packing cold air to parts of the Southeast and Midwest is a becoming menace to farmers.

“You don’t want to irritate one of your largest buyers,” says one economist in Missouri, “and that’s got everybody on edge right now.”

Farmers say they helped put Donald Trump over the top. Here’s what they now say they want in return.

It might be hip for supermarkets such as Wal-Mart to embrace the sale of so-called ugly produce as a way to reduce food waste, but whether it even makes practical or economic sense to launch regular offerings of odd-looking or funny-shaped fruits and vegetables maybe something altogether different.

There’s another weed taking root in the Golden State, one being called a “super food”: quinoa.

Some California farmers are planning to flood their farms with the coming El Niño.

Suburbia was built on sod. The post-World War II housing boom in California saw row after row of tract homes pop up with lawns in front and back. This is a region of the country where you need your lawn mowed every week, where grass feels cool under your feet in August, and where it’s …

New water rules in California are causing a lot of confusion.

When you think of farming, you probably don’t think of Newark, New Jersey, but that’s exactly where green vegetables are being grown indoors.