|Local Farmers Give FDA Reps Earful Over Proposed Produce Regulations|
The Free Press - 8/29/2013. By Andy O’Brien - At a tense public hearing last week in Augusta, dozens of farmers and local-food fans voiced strong opinions to representatives from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on newly proposed regulations governing the growing and processing of fresh fruits and vegetables.
|Stink Bug Populations Could Harm Late-Season Harvests|
Environmental News Network - 8/29/2013. Halyomorpha halys, better known as the stink bug, was accidentally introduced into the United States in 1998. Being known as an invasive species in recent years, this bug has infested homes from the Midwest and East Coast, causing significant damage as an agricultural pest.