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Gove backs seasonal workers scheme for UK farms after Brexit
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:35

Environment Secretary says the case for special arrangements for seasonal workers is "compelling". BBC News - UK Politics

‘Tiger Farms’ Still Operate in Laos, Defying Trafficking Bans
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:09

Three tigers were found killed near a protected forest zone in Laos early this week, drawing renewed attention to the presence in the country of so-ca...

Marijuana farms expose spotted owls to rat poison in northwest California
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:33

Spotted owls and barred owls are being exposed to high levels of rat poison in northwest California, with illegal marijuana farms the most likely sour...

Experts advise using benchmarking to identify farms with high antibiotic use
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:06

A number of British dairy farms are using extremely high levels of antibiotics in their cattle, a new study finds. The researchers say that identifyin...

UK govt to crack down on puppy farms
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 14:55

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is proposing a crackdown on unscrupulous dog breeders who keep animals in poor conditions. World News | news.com.au —...

NC farms grow what's on your holiday table
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 06:19

From poultry and hogs to sweet potatoes and collards and even the Christmas tree, North Carolina is a leading producer of the things that make the hol...

Smelly farms may succumb to subtle science
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:44

I love the smell of para-cresol in the morningFARMYARDS smell. There is no getting away from that. They smell because of the excrement produced by the...

The Farms of the Future Will Be Automated From Seed to Harvest
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:28

Swarms of drones buzz overhead, while robotic vehicles crawl across the landscape. Orbiting satellites snap high-resolution images of the scene far be...

Huge energy potential in open ocean wind farms in the North Atlantic
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:16

Because wind speeds are higher on average over ocean than over land, wind turbines in the open ocean could in theory intercept more than five times as...

Farms, fishery products fueling consumer price hikes: poll
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 18:19

More than half of all South Korean households believe farm and fishery produces are fueling consumer price hikes, a nati 코리아헤럴드

The same sewage spilled all over Houston and Florida is routinely spread on food farms across America
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 06:34

(Natural News) In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, we’ve been hearing a lot about the dangers of flood waters. Filled with sewage, these wate...

Sri Lankan baby farms: Minister admits illegal adoption trade
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:06

An investigation by Dutch journalists uncovers thousands of illicit baby sales in the 1980s. BBC News - World

Why a loss for Japanese farms is a win for Brexit Britain ... and Hong Kong’s giant strawberry lovers
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:28

The Japanese, like other nations, have long placed food and farming at the heart of their traditional culture. They have long regarded rice, especiall...

Attorney General David Eby's constituency office occupied by opponents of fish farms
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:27

Ten demonstrators have moved in. The Georgia Straight

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:41

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern b...

Illegal pot farms now creating environmental DISASTER with massive runoff of banned pesticides
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:35

(Natural News) Poisonous chemicals from illegal marijuana farms in California’s forests were found in the state’s rivers and streams, acco...

Paris embellishes skyline with organic rooftop farms
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 02:30

Paris has taken the farm out of the field and planted parts of it onto its rooftops to make the city greener and more sustainable. This summer, metro ...

Scientists think they just invented "multifunctional polyculture" food farms, but it's been around forever as "food forests" and "permaculture"
  • Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:36

(Natural News) University of Illinois researchers have announced that they have discovered a way to design a landscape that can provide people with a ...

Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:41

(Natural News) Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains...

California's hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:34

(Natural News) Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers that a quarter-teasp...

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