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A farmworkers’ union in Washington State has recently called for a consumer boycott of the Driscoll’s berries, citing unfair working conditions.
The drought in California continues, so the state is targeting green lawns. But meanwhile, almond farms consume 9 percent of the state's water.
In anticipation of the five-year anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Timberland is promoting work it has done in Haiti. Beneficial or self-serving?
Sundrop Farms, based in Australia, claims it is the only company on Earth that can build and operate greenhouses in areas that severely lack fresh water.
Wandering through Expo Prado 2014 in Montevideo is not for the vegan or for those with a soft spot for animals, especially for chickens.
One can learn much about the current economy and culture in Uruguay by visiting the Expo Prado, the national fair ending on September 14.
Returning to Fresno in the summer, and its farmers markets, was certainly a blessing.
Pepsi launched a project in Maharashtra, India to source cashew juice as a new source for some local products. A new drink could be next.
Much bottled water is coming from drought stricken regions, notably California, which is in its third year of drought.
The Sri Lankan tea industry, already challenged by global competition and rising costs, is increasingly threatened due to climate change.
The European debate on the authorization for cultivating Pioneer 1507 corn has raised fears in the youngest country of the Union, where all regions have declared themselves "GMO free"
Niwa is a company that’s bringing the “Internet of things” to urban farming.