Agriculture

Nika Knight, staff writer
The homepage of the Storm Lake Times announcing the paper's Pulitzer Prize
Prestigious Pulitzer Prizes on Monday were awarded to investigations that tackled President Donald Trump, Big Ag, and international offshore tax havens, rewarding reporters that took on today's powers-that-be. The Pulitzer Prizes this year came "in the face of a combative stance from President Trump, who has called the news media ' the enemy of...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Migrant workers harvest corn on a farm in Gilroy, Calif., in 2013.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt denied a 10-year-old...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Pesticides have been liked to "cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, hormone disruption, developmental disorders, and sterility," United Nations study notes, as well as an estimated 200,000 deaths a year from acute poisoning. (Photo: USAID Egypt/cc/flickr)
Taking the global pesticide industry to task for its "systematic denial of...