'Cut, Relocate, Eviscerate': Moving a USDA Research Agency Will Have Lasting Consequences, Employees Say
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.
Is Trump Right to Let Gas Stations Offer SNAP and to Classify Cheese Spray as a Staple?
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.
'The Fields Are Washing Away:' Midwest Flooding Is Wreaking Havoc on Farmers
Historic flooding this year is setting back planting season. Climate change will force farmers to adjust to similarly brutal weather events in the future.
Trump's Expected Top USDA Pick Is Also a Climate Change Skeptic
Sam Clovis likely to be named undersecretary of the USDA department that manages research on everything from climate change to nutrition.
Trekking Through a Food Desert Surrounded by Farmland
Millions have been spent on initiatives to eliminate food deserts, which are thought to contribute to the increasing incidence of diabetes and obesity in low-income areas. How are disadvantaged people faring in the middle of California, one of the nation's prime agricultural states?
The Fuzzy Math Being Used to Justify Horse Slaughter in the United States
Did closing slaughterhouses really lead to an increase in animal abuse?