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Yucatán’s status as one of Mexico’s large pork producers employs thousands across the state. But this is not without its problems. According to a recent...
The recognition comes as Homún continues to fight against pig farms which locals say produce dangerous levels of pollutants that seep into their groundwater.
Merida, Yucatan — The Ministry of Rural Development (Seder) invested 36 million pesos for the benefit of small farmers, reported agency chief Jorge Díaz Loeza. Most...
Hoctun Yucatan — Agricultural workers blocked the Merida-Cancun highway for an hour Thursday morning in an annual general protest. The demonstrators, members of the Authentic...
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.
Fruit and timber trees will be planted on nearly 1.5 million acres in Mexico's south. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ambitious forestry program, announced...
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.