A federal court has rejected the potentially far-reaching claims of Florida tomato growers who say they lost business because of Food and Drug Administration warnings.

If you’re wondering whether the world’s crop science companies are listening to consumer demand for sustainable farming, look no farther than West Sacramento, where Bayer CropScience is investing $80 million toward developing products to naturally combat pests and diseases.

Sacramento City Unified School District students are learning how to utilize aquaponics to produce plants, fruit and vegetables in an urban garden at Luther Burbank High School as a component of the Summer of Service program.

From Valley View Acres, it all seems so peaceful, even the sprawl. This neighborhood is a thumb-shaped plot of ranches and small farms at the northern reaches of the city. It’s also the only place in this city of nearly a half-million people where you can keep livestock and run a farm.

There's a war over your salad dressing, and the front line has been drawn in California.



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