|Gerber Takes On Organic, 'Natural' Baby Food Competitors In New Campaign|
Mediapost Agency Daily - 6/27/2016. By Larissa Faw - Gerber is introducing a new campaign to help recapture lost share in the baby food category. In recent years, Gerber has battled Earth's Best Organic, Plum Organics and Ell's Kitchen, among others, as moms increasingly focus on using only the healthiest ingredients for their babies.
|Dry spell has Maine growers going with the flow|
Portland Press Herald - 6/26/2016. By Beth Quimby - A dry spell that has left most of Maine abnormally dry and coastal areas in a moderate drought is creating difficulties for some farmers and gardeners.
|UK food prices set to rise after Brexit vote|
The Guardian [UK] - 6/26/2016. By Adam Vaughan - Food prices are likely to go up as a short-term consequence of Britain’s voting to leave the EU, owing to the UK’s dependence on imports, according to the president of the National Farmers Union.
|Voluntary Farm Conservation is Woefully Inadequate|
Environmental Working Group - 6/24/2016. By Emily Cassidy - A new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Geological Survey estimates that farm conservation practices in some parts of the Midwest have reduced farm pollution by 5-to-34 percent. Yet researchers are measuring near-record concentrations of farm pollution flowing down the Mississippi River this year.