Eradication of the invasive species will take at least three years, officials said.
Residents of Pakistan's Himalayan region turn to science and folklore, with backing from the U.N. They're erecting ice towers, harvesting avalanches and performing an ancient glacier ritual.
Officials remain on the lookout for more nests belonging to the invasive species, which preys on pollinators.
U.S. farms have faced worker shortages for years. Now compounding the problem: The children of farmworkers are leaving the fields, forcing farm owners to look to other countries for labor.
When I get up and make my first cup of coffee, I do it like performing a sacred ritual. I know that those beans traveled far, and were cared for.
Climate change is driving warmer winters, and several cities in the U.S. South have experienced one of their top five warmest meteorological winters this year. Farmers have adapted by using new or improved agricultural techniques, trying new crop varieties and even growing crops that were previously less common in their regions.
Fans of Georgia peaches may have a tough time finding them this summer as a mix of long-term climate trends and a spate of bad weather added up to an almost entire loss of the state’s crop.
A fresh batch of federal funding is being made available to Georgia farmers who are in the process of transitioning to organic crop production and seeking USDA organic-certified status. The deadline to apply is June 15.
Lineage Logistics said it chose Port Wentworth due to its close proximity to the Port of Savannah.
The cold weather across much of Georgia this week is worrying local growers, but many are optimistic that this year's fruit harvests will survive. Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff is pushing for the state to build its citrus sector.
Amid high egg prices, social media users are claiming that common chicken feed products are preventing their own hens from laying eggs. But experts say high egg prices are caused by bird flu and inflation. And while feed quality can affect egg production, there are more mundane explanations for backyard flock owners' reported low egg yields.
In Gwinnett County, Peachtree Farms is providing job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to work with produce and animals.
Tankers hauling mystery sludge have been a common — and unwelcome — sight in rural counties, thanks to the state’s soil amendment program and industrial companies looking to get rid of smelly waste.
A sharp increase in pet ownership during COVID-19 has contributed to an exodus of vets from the farm sector as they opt for better paying and less dangerous "companion" animal practices.
The rules were changed a few years ago. And it's created a stink among some farmers, their neighbors and environmental advocates.