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Stories about Agriculture

Science panel urges rewrite of food allergy warning labels

WASHINGTON — "Made in the same factory as peanuts." ''May contain traces of tree nuts." A new report says the hodgepodge of warnings that...
Judge: Hawaii counties can’t regulate GMOs and pesticides

HONOLULU — A federal judge has ruled that three Hawaii counties can't enact their own bans or regulations on genetically modified crops and pesticides,...
Scientists modify plants, making them use sunlight better

WASHINGTON — Scientists have hacked a plant's genes to make it use sunlight more efficiently — a breakthrough that could eventually dramatically increase the...
Moroccan vault protects seeds from climate change and war

RABAT, Morocco — Should a doomsday agricultural crisis hit the world's driest environments, scientists and farmers will turn to an up-and-coming research center and...