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If you're intrigued by the idea of buying farm shares, often called CSA shares (community-supported agriculture), here's what you need to know.
Voluntary controls to prevent phosphorus overloads on Western Lake Erie and massive algal blooms are not working, said U.S. chair Lana Pollack of the International Joint Commission at a Thursday morning media conference.
For the first time, the federal government plans to regulate how food is marketed in public schools, part of first lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to reduce the allure of unhealthy foods to the nation’s children.
Our operation and many farms across the Buckeye State and nation are feeling the crippling labor crisis facing the American agriculture. Although there are immigrants who are eager to accept American farm jobs, our current immigration system makes it very difficult for growers and producers to hire the foreign-born workers they need.
Apples are resilient and can withstand the freezing temperatures in winter. However, there is one crop Sage is worried about -- peaches. Peaches typically grow better in warmer climates.
This week, the governors of New York and Connecticut—both Democrats—announced they would move around federal funds to prevent food stamp cuts in their respective states.
On the surface, it seems simple. Why can’t there just be a label on the food product letting the consumer know if it contains GM ingredients? Shouldn’t the consumer have the right to decide what is in the food they buy?
Video from USDA Outlook Forum - featuring young farmers.
"During World War II, there were victory gardens so that people could have fresh produce because the production of food was going to the war efforts. And those gardens, by the way, still exist today. It's taken an evolution, and it's different now than it was in the past,
Commercial honeybees pollinate an estimated $15 billion worth of produce each year. Many beekeepers take hives to the upper Midwest in the summer for bees to gather nectar and pollen for food, then truck them in the spring to California and other states to pollinate everything from almonds to apples to avocados.