In its monthly Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. are consuming too much sodium, well above the recommended level.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn and soybean crops.
NEW YORK - A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed something fishy, according to an internal investigation.
MOLINE, Ill. - Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.
The advocacy group Natural Resources Defense Council experts cited different summertime annoyances that will worsen as global temperatures continue to rise.
MILWAUKEE - A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.
A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday in Savannah charges 54 defendants for their alleged roles in a massive, statewide scheme to defraud the WIC and Food Stamp programs.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early.
ATLANTA -- A bill that would require drug testing for some applicants for food stamps and welfare generated controversy and drew fierce opposition from Georgia Democrats.
As the locally grown movement continues to take off, many local farmers and artisans participate in farmers markets for reasons other than earning a profit.