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Young crops are protected with netting provided by government agencies. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan — The Ministry of Rural...
Farm workers shut down the Merida-Progreso highway on Thursday. Photo: Diario de Yucatan Hoctun Yucatan — Agricultural workers...
Compounded by the heat, the drought in Yucatan has been devastating to farmers.
The state coordination of Civil Protection in Yucatan (Procivy) is gearing up for fire season.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a reforestation program across southern Mexico. Photo: Courtesy Fruit and timber trees will...
That means Persian limes from Yucatan would be labeled as specifically Yucatan Persian limes, the way Florida oranges are marketed.
The Milpa Maya is in the process of being recognized as a world agricultural heritage concept.
The lawyer of the human rights group Indignación and a representative of the inhabitants of Homún, Lourdes Guadalupe Medina Carrillo told reporters that they are willing take their fight against a pig farm to the world stage.
A district court judge has declared that complaints about a large pig farm in Homún are unfounded.
The planned pig farm in the cenote-rich village of Homún will not be allowed to operate without its own wastewater treatment plant.
Sandwiched between farms in Campeche and Quintana Roo that illegally grow transgenic soybeans, Yucatán state struggles to eradicate genetically manipulated seeds, complains a state official.
A deadly salmonella outbreak in the U.S. has been traced to a single farm in Tenabo, Campeche.
The National Water Commission (Conagua) is fixing and building drains in southern Yucatán, spending millions to proactively save crops from flooding.
The milpa — a farming system that has been used for more than 3,000 years — can be key to coping with climate change, says Dr. Eduardo Batllori Sampedro.
Climate change is forcing Mayan farmers to reconsider age-tested techniques. And one local farmer thinks he has found something that works with less predictable rainfall.
An ancient Maya farming practice that would seem to be destructive is actually beneficial to the bee population, reports Science Daily.