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July 28, 2016

Tim Canova attacks Debbie Wasserman Schultz's record on Big Sugar

A nasty-looking toxic algae bloom on Florida’s coasts has oozed into political races, including U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Democratic primary.
July 27, 2016

Understanding mineral rights on your farm

An Indiana grower says the issue of mineral rights is becoming increasingly more important to growers.
July 26, 2016

Filipino grower fights to keep biotech crops

A Filipino grower is fighting for the right to keep planting biotech crops in her country.
July 26, 2016

Are sugar companies exploiting the cache of social responsibility?

New research from University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business offers a compelling insight into how big businesses are capitalizing on consumers willingness to pay more for socially responsible products.
July 25, 2016

Price-fixing sugar cartel fined $4.9M

Mexico’s competition authority has imposed fines of nearly $4.9 million on seven companies, 10 individuals and a trade association for fixing the price of sugar and restricting supply of the product in 2013.
July 24, 2016

Sugar: Sweet to taste, harmful to health

Refined sucrose is commonly known as table sugar, and the average American eats about 61 pounds of it each year.
July 23, 2016

How to identify, prevent curly top virus

Curly top virus seems minor or absent some years; other years it’s destroying gardens all over the Valley.
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