More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades.Read More »
DENVER — Amid ominous warnings about threats to pollinators and the food crops they make possible, garden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm the most important pollinators of all: bees. Bees ...Read More »
Potatoes that won’t bruise and apples that won’t brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the genetically engineered foods, saying they are “as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts.” ...
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“Feeding operations have to follow the law,” Frosh said. But without the cooperation of the two other states on the DelMarVa peninsula, Maryland farmers can “move the farm five miles away” to a different state.Read More »