|New Spuds: UMaine researchers release three new potato varieties|
The Maine Campus - 4/12/2015.By Lauren Abbate - Maine may not lead the nation in potato production, but as the state’s largest cash crop, a partnership between the University of Maine and the Maine Potato Board (MPB) is determined to make sure Maine potato growers of every scale have access to some of the highest quality seeds in order to sustain a bountiful harvest.
|Fears over Roundup herbicide residues prompt private testing|
Reuters - 4/10/2015. By Carey Gillam - U.S. consumer groups, scientists and food companies are testing substances ranging from breakfast cereal to breast milk for residues of the world's most widely used herbicide on rising concerns over its possible links to disease.