Category Archives: FARMING & AGRICULTURE

Bangladesh: First genetically modified crop created

A biotechnology company in Bangladesh has created the country’s first genetically modified crop, which is designed to be resistant to certain pests. Protesters who oppose the genetically modified breed say that introducing this foreign element into the soil in the … Continue reading

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US drought taking toll on ranchers

The US state of California is going through one of its worst droughts in hundreds of years. Farmers are running out of hay to feed their cattle. The price of a load of hay has risen from around $5,000 to … Continue reading

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Pesticide residue found on organic produce

Nearly half the organic produce tested across Canada in the past two years contained pesticide residue.

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