Tag: farming

This tag includes agriculture and related topics. It’s about growing food, not packaging it or serving it. And it includes topics like organic and regenerative farming methods.

The State of California regulates companies that sell farm produce with organic labels on it. These are separate regulations from the United States Department of Agriculture Organic program, although California lawmakers do coordinate their rules with federal regulators. For example, the state California Organic Program mentions both the Organic Foods Production Act, a federal bill, […]

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Pesticide spraying on farms often includes the organophosphate malathion. Malathion kills many types of ants, moths, and other pests that eat crops, and is especially known for its use in eradication of boll weevils, according to the NOAA. The federal government allows malathion spraying, although it does require caution in the use of this pesticide. […]

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Environmentally sustainable business methods do not necessarily lead to increases in expenses. Several things a business does to reduce its impact on the environment also reduce its overhead and manufacturing costs. Cost reduction in several areas improves the bottom line and the environment. Telecommuting is one major way that a business can reduce environmental damage. […]

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