Aggregated Farming News Articles
- Feds defend creation of fake school to fight visa fraud
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:14:27 -0500.
- Megadroughts fueled Peruvian cloud forest activity
New research has found that strong and long-lasting droughts parched the usually moist Peruvian cloud forests, spurring farmers to colonize new cropland. ...
Science Daily. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 13:19:50 EST.
- Senator Cory Booker unveils plan for rural America
Senator Cory Booker on Friday unveiled his plan for rural America. The presidential hopeful is promising to address everything from infrastructure to the role of farmers in climate action. ...
CBS News. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:39:47 -0500.
- Environmental Protection Agency rejects calls to ban cyanide traps in U.S.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will use restrictions, rather than a ban, to protect unintended poisoning of wildlife, pets and people by sodium cyanide bombs used by farmers and trappers to kill predators.
CBC News. Thu, 5 Dec 2019 15:03:50 EST.
- Wildlife in tropics hardest hit by forests being broken up
Tropical species are six times more sensitive to forests being broken up for logging or farming than temperate species, says new research.
Science Daily. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:17:33 EST.
- Cosmic Crisp apples that will stay crispy for as long as a year will soon hit stores
Cosmic Crisp apples hit stores in Washington and according to farmers, these apples last as long as a year in the refrigerator.
Kabc. ABC News. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:22:12 +0000.
- Trump to 'restore' tariffs on steel from Brazil and Argentina
The US President says the countries' weak currencies and cheap exports are harming US farmers.
BBC News. Mon, 02 Dec 2019 16:50:25 GMT.
- South Africa's Karoo region drills and prays as taps run dry
Farmers in the Graaff-Reinet area of South Africa are coping with a drought now in its fourth year.
CBC News. Sun, 1 Dec 2019 06:06:54 EST.
- Lawmakers blast "cruel" ICE sting operation targeting foreign students
The University of Farmington was opened in 2015 as a guise by ICE officials to enticed foreign-born students
CBS News. Sat, 30 Nov 2019 17:46:00 -0500.
- Cooke Aquaculture agrees to pay $2.75M to wild-fish advocates for salmon net-pen collapse
The legal settlement, which awaits federal officials' review and a judge's signature, bookends a contentious and litigious chapter in the fight over fish farming in Washington waters.
Evan Bush. Seattle Times. Fri, 29 Nov 2019 18:25:29 -0800.
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