Latest Organic farming News

Organic farming's 'sacred' spot to open to the public

Oct. 5, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) — The 40-acre farm in Lower Macungie Township that became the epicenter of the organic farming movement was just home for Maria Rodale. The granddaughter of the businessman J.I. Rodale, founder of Rodale Inc. and the Kutztown-based Rodale Institute, Maria remembers weeding the stone mulch...

Evers taps Hughes as new WEDC secretary

Sep. 5, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers has picked an attorney for an organic farming cooperative to serve as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's new leader. Evers said Thursday that he has appointed Melissa Hughes to replace Mark Hogan as WEDC secretary. Hogan was appointed by former Republican...

Editorials from around New England

Aug. 23, 2019 9:24 AM EDT

Editorials from around New England: CONNECTICUT Pot legalization: Unreliable in many ways The Republican-American Aug. 22 As if Connecticut didn't already have enough reasons to resist the temptation to legalize - and tax - recreational marijuana sales, the Pew Charitable Trusts offered another this week. As...