Pilot allows schools in 8 states to buy directly from producers
12/09/2014 10:46:56 AMThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen eight states to participate in a pilot program to procure... Read more.
New brightly colored spuds also pack a nutritional punch
12/05/2014 2:39:54 PMAgricultural Research Service breeders have developed released new colorful potato varieties that are higher in... Read more.
Guest opinion: Biologicals play a key role in food production
12/04/2014 1:46:04 PMEDITOR'S NOTE: This is a guest column and opinions expressed here are only those of the author and... Read more.
Slugs may transmit insecticides to predators
12/04/2014 12:24:20 PMEarly-season insecticides aimed at soil-dwelling grubs and maggots may actually increase slug populations, thus reducing... Read more.
Researchers look to machines to harvest cider apples
12/02/2014 9:13:58 AMHard apple cider is enjoying much of the same popularity as craft beers, but harvesting apples to... Read more.
Red Sun Farms opens new greenhouse
12/01/2014 2:12:52 PMRed Sun Farms opened its newest greenhouse Nov. 21 in Dublin, Va. According to a news release, more... Read more.
EPA approves remote-controlled pheromone dispensers
11/24/2014 7:32:04 PMThe Environmental Protection Agency has approved three aerosol pheromone products from Vancouver, British Columbia-based Semios,... Read more.
Global warming may affect pest-parasite relationship
11/19/2014 9:11:21 AMWarming global temperatures may affect the pest-parasite relationship, limiting the benefits of parasitoid wasps that... Read more.
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