|Farmers high on hops crop|
American Journal - 6/27/2013. By Robert Lowell - A historic Gorham farm is growing an ingredient used in beer as one way to stimulate agricultural production – and the effort is getting plenty of doubletakes from passers-by.
|EPA to Raise Limits on Controversial Pesticide|
Epoch Times - 6/27/2013. By Conan Milner - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to raise limits for residue levels of glyphosate - a key ingredient in the widely used herbicide Roundup, produced by seed and chemical giant Monsanto.
|Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels Recalled Due To Health Risk|
Milford Patch - 6/27/2013. By Robert Michaelson - Scenic Fruit Company of Gresham, Oregon today announced it is voluntarily recalling 5,091 cases (61,092 eight ounce bags) of Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels. Based on an ongoing epidemiological and traceback investigation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of an illness outbreak, the kernels have the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A virus.
|Where the organic cows roam|
University of Minnesota - 6/27/2013. In western Minnesota, near Morris, 110 cows wander, heads down and grazing green pastures, and generally doing what cows do. But the grass they're eating are varieties more common to Sudan and Northern Africa, and occasionally, these cows pass through a kind of car wash for cows - a new device called a Cow Vac that sucks off all those bothersome flies that can irritate them so.