RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Agriculture

A collection of news and information related to Agriculture published by this site and its partners.

Top Agriculture Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Editorial: The case for genetically modified food

    Vermont recently joined two other New England states and passed a law to require labels on food that contains genetically modifed ingredients. Similar labeling laws have been proposed in two dozen other states, including Illinois. A push is on for a...
  • Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border

    Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the city would help shelter immigrant children who have been detained after crossing the border and has begun talks with a federal agency about doing so. "Before you get partisan, before you tell me...
  • Margaret L. Snyder: Science gets corrupted when scientists can't raise questions

    When Nina Teicholz set out to write "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet," one of her goals was to demonstrate how science was perverted, not through conspiracy, but through normal human bias, the creation of interests...
  • Hot business: Kutztown couple make sauces with pesticide-free peppers

    From two acres in Kutztown comes a fiery commitment to pesticide-free food production. Homesweet Homegrown in Kutztown creates sauces made from their own peppers grown on what were once fields of genetically modified corn. "A lot of people don't...
  • Gardening: How can I get rid of the hemlock pest wooly adelgid?

    Q: I have several weeping hemlocks that have a pest, the wooly adelgid. Online, I found only vaguely limited solutions such as professional pest control to the tune of hundreds of dollars. Is there anything I can do at home? I've tried early spring...
  • Watch closely to ensure reforms protect children

    With regard to recent reports about the 477 children who died even after they were known by the Department of Children and Families to potentially be at risk: In all cases, DCF knew from prior investigations that the children would be in danger of...
  • Goats helping Hawk Mountain take bite out of weeds

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary hired some new workers last month and, like a lot of summer help, they are getting low wages — $1 per day. In an attempt to rid Hawk Mountain of a noxious weed called Japanese stiltgrass, the sanctuary has been leasing goats...
  • Vegetarian lifestyle limits global warming

    I recently attended a four-day conference about vegetarianism. You would think it would be all about what to eat, nutrition and how to deal with people who think you're nuts. But no. There was a tremendous focus on the climate emergency, much more than...
  • DIY granola bars and other trail food

    Fresh air, gorgeous views and mile after mile of rugged, eminently walkable wilderness there are few forms of exercise more enticing than a hike along one of the Bay Area's many beautiful trails. It's good for the body, mind and spirit. Or it would be,...
  • Governor: 600 jobs coming to Fort Monroe

    Governor: 600 jobs coming to Fort Monroe
    A new company plans to capture work that large corporations have been outsourcing overseas to employ nearly 600 people at Fort Monroe, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday. "A lot of work that goes offshore to other countries like India and the...
  • Scientist's vine research could illuminate climate change

    MILWAUKEE Stefan Schnitzer wields an unusual instrument for a scientist a machete. Schnitzer, of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studies woody vines in the...