|What’s at Stake for Ag Policy under Trump’s USDA Pick|
Civil Eats - 1/23/2017. By Christina Cooke - A single day before inauguration, President Donald Trump filled the last vacancy on his cabinet, naming former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue secretary of agriculture. The son of a Georgia farmer and a veterinarian by training, Perdue, now 70, entered politics in 1991 as a Democratic state senator in Georgia. He helped shape the state’s agriculture policy through the ’90s and switched to the Republican party in 1998.
|Costco calls for end to bee-killing pesticides|
Digital Journal - 1/22/2017. By Tim Sandle - The retail corporation Costco has requested that its suppliers end the use of bee-killing pesticides on garden plants sold in its stores. This is part of a Friends of the Earth initiative.
|Rockport site considered for Camden Farmers Market relocation|
Village Soup - 1/22/2017.By Louis Bettcher - A new business featuring potted plants and hydroponically-grown herbs is planned to open this spring at the former location of Hoboken Gardens on the corner of Pascal Avenue and Commercial Street (Route 1.), Tyler Smith of Bayview Management said Jan. 18. In addition, Smith said the site is actively being considered as the future home of the Camden Farmers Market.