The agency announced in June that it had reached settlement agreements with four Hawaii farms over allegations that they exploited workers, but EEOC attorneys disregarded the judge’s instructions on filing the proposed agreements.
The snails have not yet progressed into any of Florida’s rich agricultural areas. The snails
An 8-year-old horse from Grand Traverse County tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus this month, as did a small turkey flock.
Somed 221 beekeepers have registered 510,000 colonies this year, compared to 205 beekeepers registering 482,500 colonies last year.
The goal of the greenhouse will be to develop a stock of hemp seed suited to growing in Colorado.
Michigan's peach crop will be down about 50 percent from last year.
The petitioners blamed farming practices Tuesday for a loss of milkweed, a plant the butterflies rely on for feeding and breeding.
Group claims allowing child to handle baby alligators is abusive.
The federal judge's ruling agrees that the Hawaii county's ordinance is pre-empted by state law and stops the county from enforcing the ordinance.
Robert Singleton, who co-owns the Petaluma-based Rancho Feeding Corp., entered his plea Friday in a San Francisco courtroom to aiding and abetting in the distribution of adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat.
About 94 percent of the state's winter wheat crop is in the bin.
Only 10 percent of the state’s staple spring wheat crop has been harvested.
The suit alleged that the defendants housed the workers and their families “in mobile trailers and a renovated farm building, which failed to comply with state and federal health and safety requirements.”
In China, where it was first found, the disease is called huanglongbing. Translation: “the yellow dragon.” In Florida, it’s known simply as “greening.”