Tag: Fruit farming

Mexico finds illegal avocado plantation in Monarch reserve

MEXICO CITY — Mexican environmental inspectors said Wednesday they found 7.4 acres (3 hectares) of illegal avocado plantations in the Monarch butterfly wintering grounds...
Cold snap brings freeze, frost warnings to California

LOS ANGELES — Temperatures plunged throughout California early Tuesday, triggering freeze warnings in agricultural areas and finally bringing a wintry chill to a season...
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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University will use a $600,000 grant to help Latino fruit growers in the state. ...
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LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For years, decades actually, alarm bells have been sounding in scientific communities regarding the United States' falling bee population. ...
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BELLINGHAM, Wash. — State officials say a blueberry farm in northwestern Washington was not at fault in the death of a 28-year-old migrant worker...
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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Agriculture Department is offering $600,000 in grants to help farmers produce specialty crops such as fruits, vegetables and nuts...
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BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A class action lawsuit was filed Thursday on behalf of about 600 foreign farmworkers, including some who staged a strike over...
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SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers are taking steps to revive funding for public schools to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables from local...
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MADISON, Wis. — Several Wisconsin farmers organizations have joined a new coalition in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement. ...

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