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The Great Drought: Agriculture, a Harbinger of America's Future

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Clearly, a disaster in the making. A disaster not only for food prices in the American market, but portending a food crisis worldwide. It is an act of nature that has unsheathed a fact of fundamental significance, but barely touched upon in either political nor civil discourse.

Great Grains to Include in Your Diet for Health

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

With the low-carb movement, so many clients that I counsel fear eating grains and starches altogether, and think they are better off without them. This is false! Many grains -- whole grains -- are indeed healthy and should be included as part of a healthy diet.

WATCH: Seeds And The Southern Food Renaissance

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

On our way through South Carolina, we cooked and collaborated on a multi-course dinner with Sean Brock (of Husk and McCrady's) consisting entirely of ...

Taking Breakfast Back (... And Keeping The Weight Off)

Jean Alves, MS, RD | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Alves, MS, RD

If you're ready to wake up to a better you, here's some food for thought on how to go from breakfast newbie to enjoying the breakfasts of champions.

Grain Trust: Experts Recommend Their Eco-Favorites

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.25.2012 | Home
Avital Andrews

Grain is as American as apple pie. So it's only natural that farmers who want to protect this land -- and its amber waves -- are growing it sustainably.

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

Food: America's 21st Century Manifest Destiny?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.19.2011 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

Food offers this nation the opportunity not only to reconnect once again with its agricultural roots, but to assume a role of visionary leadership.

Colorado's Agricultural Exports Up 30 Percent

AP | AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado agricultural exports in the first half of the year rose 27 percent from the same period last year, to $508.9 million, state of...

Study: Beans And Grains Give You The Healthiest Bang For Your Buck

Rodale News | Emily Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RODALE NEWS, EMMAUS, PA--Despite what some economists say, times still feel pretty tough, and few of us are ready to throw caution to the wind and sta...

OPEC At 50 Showing The Way To Rebuild America's Economy "As High As An Elephant's Eye"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Why don't we learn from OPEC's success? We have a commodity easily as critical to the world's economy as oil. We have corn, we have wheat, we have soybeans -- all grain crops critical to the world's food supply.

Gold Hits Record High

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gold prices settled at a record high Tuesday following renewed worries about European banks and the global economy. Gold for December delivery added ...

Living a Gluten-Free Life

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Strolling through the aisles at Whole Foods, a label you will start seeing more and more is "gluten-free." These products are intended to help those who have celiac disease.

Life Cycle: Kernels of Wisdom about Popcorn

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Life Cycle is a series of posts that looks at the environmental impacts of everyday things. Fall is upon us, and you've decided to make it a movie...

Crops Could Get Toxic In Warmer Climate

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Staples such as cassava on which millions of people depend become more toxic and produce much smaller yields in a world with higher carbon dioxide lev...