In the South, rainfall totals are more than 20 percent higher than normal, resulting in billions of damaged crops that could boost the average price of fruits and vegetables by 10 percent. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.
Heavy rainfall across the southeast United States caused crop output to slow across the region. Ricky Volpe, a research economist for the USDA, warns consumers may see a spike in prices for some fruits and vegetables.
Some of the season’s hottest trends are also tricky to wear. Lori Bergamotto of Lucky magazine has models face off in denim on denim, crop tops, and more to show the best way to wear each look.
Cole also revealed who she believes to be the current crop of “divas.” Cole said she recently met Adele, and is a huge fan of her work, and also gave props to Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland.
South Korea may suspend shipments of US wheat imports if testing shows an unapproved genetically modified strain of the crop. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Maya Wiley from The Center for Social Inclusion discusses the one trillion dollar bill that no one is talking about - the Farm Bill - and what it will provide, and won't, for Americans.
The USDA is unveiling its first, hard estimates of the crop year ahead, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Workers store harvested tobacco in bulk barns that dry the crop before it is taken to market at Shelly Farms in the Pleasant View community of Horry County, South Carolina July 26, 2013. It takes 7 days in the propane barns to prepare the crop for market. The traditional tobacco harvest requires man
Farm hand Manuel Lopes takes a smoke break at Shelly Farms in the Pleasant View community of Horry County, South Carolina July 26, 2013. The traditional tobacco harvest requires many labor-intensive hours to bring the crop to market, especially with the flue-cured variety prominent in the southern U
US Tobacco graders Jimmy Allen and Scott Harrington check out tobacco bales for inspection and pricing at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins, South Carolina July 29, 2013. The farm cooperative US Tobacco sets the standard for pricing and quality of the area farmer's crops at this warehouse. The traditi
US Tobacco graders Jimmy Allen and Scott Harrington, discuss a tobacco grade with warehouse manager Elton Johnson at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins, South Carolina July 29, 2013. The farm cooperative US Tobacco sets the standard for pricing and quality of the area farmer's crops at this warehouse.