Thousands of people in Sri Lanka have been struck by a mysterious and deadly kidney disease. A new study points to a likely cause: pesticides and fertilizers. This story was reported as part of a joint investigation with the Center for Public Integrity.
Millions of farmers in East Africa not only want to be better farmers, but also have the money to invest in technologies to help them do that. A Kenyan start-up called "Backpack Farm" wants to tap into that market.
American grain producers are suffering through their worst drought in a half century. But soy producers in Argentina are looking forward to record crops and profits. Ian Mount has the story from Buenos Aires.
Some Greeks are choosing to return to the land, and begin farming like their parents and grandparents before them. Anchor Aaron Schachter learns more from Evangelos Vergos of the American Farm School in Thessaloniki.