It will be years until NASA is ready for a journey to the red planet, but if Earth continues to suffer from climate change, Mars could come to us.
When a few agribusinesses have all the power, one choice by them can determine the course of a farmer's entire production. Will 2020 change that?
The announcement comes amid criticism of farm subsidies, which exceed revenue Trump has taken in from tariffs on Chinese imports.
More than 75 percent of school districts reported school lunch debt in the previous school year, and 40 percent say their debt is growing.
The rule would slash benefits for those families that do not quite meet the program's poverty threshold, but are still food insecure.
The Economic Research Service collects data on how many Americans lack access to food. When the agency moves to Kansas City, former employees say all of it could be lost.
Women and minority farmers and ranchers receive disproportionately less credit than their white male counterparts.
The Trump administration says the Department of Defense isn't to blame for a toxic firefighting foam the military helped pioneer in the 1960s.
Food insecurity increases in the summer, but providers who want to get free meals to kids say they're restricted by an onerous and outdated program.
A new study estimates that as many as 8.3 million kids are at risk of losing their benefits.
For many of the state's grocery workers, wages declined as non-unionized companies like Walmart claimed a bigger portion of the market.
Legal experts say this complaint resonates with a larger pattern of discrimination against transgender girls and women in sports.
Critics of the USDA's new stocking standards say their opposition is about incentivizing retailers, not about penalizing people for what's in their grocery cart.
As more students search for their next meal, there's increasing demand for programs that go beyond the food pantry.
It could be years before farmers see any gains from the rollback of E15 restrictions—or before oil interests and environmental groups see any losses.
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
PFAS in water are already regulated. Environmental advocates think it's time for food to be regulated too.
Historic flooding this year is setting back planting season. Climate change will force farmers to adjust to similarly brutal weather events in the future.
This round could be even more costly for U.S. agriculture and consumers.
The roughly 40 million Americans who use food assistance programs are also helping to create jobs.
This week, the state came one step closer to becoming the first to extend Medicaid to all undocumented immigrants.
A new memo could have a chilling effect on both family-based immigration and participation in public-benefit programs.
An annual Federal Reserve Board report found that more Americans are financially secure in 2018. Most of them are white.
California says it's owed $9.3 million for fighting fires on federal lands. The Forest Service says the state is overbilling.
Amid attacks on several food security programs from the Trump administration, this proposed change could ignite yet another debate about where we draw the line.
Under the new law, local standards regulating industrial-scale livestock operations cannot be stricter than any of those set by the state.
The College Board plans to score a student's adversity from one to 100.
This is the third strike against the agribusiness giant, now owned by Bayer.
Corn and soybeans—the crops that have been hardest hit by the tariffs—are typically used for animal feed, not human consumption.
A new study finds the industry giant was frequently given the right to oversee and even terminate public-sector research.
New analysis of federal data shows the largest single-year decrease in WIC's history. Participation is down in SNAP and the school lunch program too.
Here's what experts say about best practices to prevent sexual harassment on the campaign trail.
Experts believe the change would result in more low-income families going without food assistance.
The dairy industry has seen its fair share of disruptors. Now, an Australian food company has made fresh milk that can last for 60 days.
The lawsuit would force church officials to release the names of alleged abusers in dioceses across the state.
How plant patents work in the U.S. and India.
Citing growing wildfire risk, the state's private utilities are attempting to increase their rates significantly.
The ACLU of Iowa argues this law is no different than its predecessor, which was ruled unconstitutional this year.
For a trio of anti-LGBT discrimination cases, the issue revolves around the meaning of one word: sex.
Here's what the change could mean for food security among SNAP participants.
Federal regulation of research tissue from the deceased is prefaced on the assumption that the dead (tissue) stays dead. A new experiment suggests otherwise.
Alison Van Eenennaam has spent the last decade explaining gene editing to critics who find fear more compelling than data. Is anybody listening?
An art historian and theorist explains how places become invested with cultural meaning and memory, and what happens when we lose them.
Six states are restricting lawsuits against concentrated animal feeding operations in ways that will disproportionately affect low-income communities.