All posts tagged "agriculture"
US Farmers Make Foray into Quinoa as Demand for Grain Grows
SEQUIM, Wash. — To the south of Nash Huber’s farm fields are the Olympic Mountains, peaking at nearly 8,000 feet. Due north is the end of a channel of Pacific Ocean waters that separate the United States...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Bernier willing to fight interests affecting local production
PDP candidate announces project to give priority to the Puerto Rican products
- Posted October 5, 2016
Puerto Rico Missing Out on Booming Coconut Trade
- Posted October 3, 2016
Puerto Rico finds unexpected source of growth in agriculture
GUANICA, Puerto Rico – Puerto Ricans are buying rice produced on the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. They are also eating locally grown mushrooms, kale and even arugula, along with more traditional crops...
- Posted September 28, 2016
Bayer Opens New Bio-Agriculture Facilities in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN — Bayer CropScience, a division of German pharmaceutical and chemical conglomerate Bayer AG, announced the opening of two agricultural biotechnology facilities in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Through a combined investment of $17 million, the multi-national company...
- Posted September 20, 2016
P.R. Bees Saved From Aerial Spraying
Local bees could have suffered the same fate as SC bees if aerial spraying had been approved
- Posted September 3, 2016
USDA Announces $3.1M in Funding for Training in Agricultural Sciences
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced Monday the availability of $3.1 million to “train the next generation of agricultural leaders.” This funding is available through the...
- Posted August 15, 2016
Ecosistema 20/22 Event to Cover Incentives As Applied to Local Businesses
SAN JUAN – Ecosistema 20/22, an event aimed at educating professionals and entrepreneurs on the incentive laws that apply to their businesses, will be held Aug. 19 at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino. Ecosistema 20/22,...
- Posted July 12, 2016
Pathstone Awarded Over $3M to Provide Services for Puerto Rico Farmworkers
As part of combined $81M to provide training, housing assistance to seasonal workers
- Posted July 8, 2016
Economic Crisis Bares Hunger Problem in Venezuela
Suffering from severe food shortages
- Posted July 4, 2016