The latest news on agriculture
Pilgrim's Pride will close nearly half of its U.S. distribution centers.
Sharp price hikes are hurting the poor and sparking violence
Jim Cramer lays out the case for investing in agriculture.
The picture is mixed, but calls for better inspection grow louder.
Compiled by the US News library staff.
The U.S. has just ended what may be the worst year ever for beef safety.
Costlier commodities could trigger unrest in poor countries and may curtail food aid to refugees.
The U.N. promotes the root vegetable to feed the hungry and spur economic growth.
As a new agriculture secretary is confirmed, questions remain about farming subsidies.
Not everyone is a fan of the commodity boom. Some blame federal policy for higher feed and food bills.