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Taking stalk - Lethbridge Herald

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 8:50pm

Lethbridge Herald

Taking stalk
Lethbridge Herald
Dorais said given the demands facing the organic food industry, tours such as this offer an opportunity for experts to learn from one another. She noted the demand for organic products has been increasing in Canada at a rate of 15 per cent each year.

Bill Mattos: 'California Grown' a seal of approval among consumers - Gustine Press-Standard

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 6:11pm

Bill Mattos: 'California Grown' a seal of approval among consumers
Gustine Press-Standard
Food and Wine Magazine, Sunset Magazine and some celebrity chefs have joined the new campaign, and with money from both organizations support of various agricultural regions, like wine, in venues like Disneyland and hotels up and down the state ...

Strict government regulations drive demand for biopesticides - agprofessional.com

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 3:10pm

Strict government regulations drive demand for biopesticides
agprofessional.com
Global Industry Analysts announced the release of a comprehensive global report on the biopesticides markets. Global market for Biopesticides is forecast to reach US$6.2 billion by 2020, buoyed by the enactment of stringent government regulations ...

European-style circus is settling into Ayr - Cambridge Times

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 2:14pm

European-style circus is settling into Ayr
Cambridge Times
A visit to Farm Ayr will provide children the opportunity to see farm animals, learn about such things as organic farming and “about just being a kid,” Wehrli explained. In this vein, Farm Ayr is offering children aged four to 12 years old a summer day ...

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European-style circus is settling into Ayr - Waterloo Record

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 2:10pm

European-style circus is settling into Ayr
Waterloo Record
He later moved to Canada, eventually landing in Cambridge, where he lived for several years before purchasing the 89-acre farm at 3431 Cedar Creek Rd. in North Dumfries back in 2010. It has quick access to Hwy. 401, Cambridge, Kitchener, Brantford ...

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Change text size for the story - The Post - Ontario

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 8:51am

The Post - Ontario

Change text size for the story
The Post - Ontario
Some say it is a mesh between traditional conventional and organic agricultural methods. “For us it was a way of ... The United Church of Canada, in conjunction with Christian Care, is involved in helping Zimbabwe achieve food sustainability. McKellor ...

No Proposal To Increase Urea Prices: Govt - Businessinsider India

Organic news feed - July 9, 2014 - 12:54am

Moneycontrol.com

No Proposal To Increase Urea Prices: Govt
Businessinsider India
... to be imported. The government is in the process of acquiring assets in various countries like Russia and Canada so that self-reliance can be achieved. He also emphasised on the need to educate farmers to use micro-nutrients and shift to organic ...
No plan to raise urea prices: GovtTimes of India
No proposal to hike urea price: GovtBusiness Standard

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No plan to raise urea prices: Govt - Times of India

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 6:13pm

No plan to raise urea prices: Govt
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Government on Tuesday said there was proposal to increase urea prices and subsidy to farmers will continue. Chemicals and fertilizer minister Ananth Kumar also told Lok Sabha that government will ensure there is no shortage of urea at ...

'Sustainable' beef a golden opportunity - Alberta Express

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 10:42am

Alberta Express

'Sustainable' beef a golden opportunity
Alberta Express
For example, consumers frequently send signals they don't like technology in agriculture — but modern farming practices are essential to feeding the planet, said Bruett. To further complicate things, marketers tend to promote organic as sustainable.

Ways to Support the Local Foods Movement - Mother Earth News

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 8:44am

Mother Earth News

Ways to Support the Local Foods Movement
Mother Earth News
What we can't grow ourselves, we can acquire at local community gardens and small farms or by supporting local farmers markets. We can then support area businesses which are purveyors of local foods. Finally, only when we simply have utilized all of ...

USDA: Salmonella announcement wasnt delayed - Pape to lead food section at ... - Politico

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 8:17am

USDA: Salmonella announcement wasnt delayed - Pape to lead food section at ...
Politico
“They include environmental concerns, labeling requirements in other countries, a desire to protect organic farmers in Oregon, even consumers' undefined "personal" reasons… If advocates were really concerned about consumer confusion, they'd tell them ...

How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability ... - Entrepreneur

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 7:35am

Entrepreneur

How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability ...
Entrepreneur
Despite the wall of resistance, Rice opened the first official U.S. headquarters for the Fair Trade movement in Oakland, Calif., in 1998 after working in northern Nicaragua organizing cooperatives and training farmers for 11 years. What started as a ...

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No proposal to hike urea price: Government - Economic Times

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 2:32am

Economic Times

No proposal to hike urea price: Government
Economic Times
Referring to various steps undertaken by the government to ensure adequate supply of subsidised chemical fertilizers to farmers, he said month-wise demand is assessed and projected by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation in consultation with ...
No proposal to hike urea price: GovtLivemint

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No proposal to hike urea price: Govt - Business Standard

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 2:25am

No proposal to hike urea price: Govt
Business Standard
Referring to various steps undertaken by the government to ensure adequate supply of subsidised chemical fertilizers to farmers, he said month-wise demand is assessed and projected by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation in consultation with ...

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Nature Fresh Farms to expand successful organic line - The Produce News

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 2:03am

Nature Fresh Farms to expand successful organic line
The Produce News
The company has found there are particular challenges as a Canadian grower. Although Nature Fresh's major market is the U.S. Eastern Seaboard, Canadian Food Inspection Agency regulations do not allow the farm to bring offshore organic product into ...

40 countries to offer latest solutions at Saudi Agriculture 2014 - MENAFN.COM

Organic news feed - July 8, 2014 - 1:55am

40 countries to offer latest solutions at Saudi Agriculture 2014
MENAFN.COM
Accredited by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) Saudi Agriculture 2014 has confirmed participation from 40 countries including Morocco the Netherlands Turkey the UAE Australia Bahrain Belgium Brazil Canada Chile Cyprus Czech ...
Saudi Agriculture '14 gains global interest on food sustainabilityZawya (registration)

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40 countries to offer latest solutions at Saudi Agriculture 2014 - Arab News

Organic news feed - July 7, 2014 - 5:27pm

Arab News

40 countries to offer latest solutions at Saudi Agriculture 2014
Arab News
Accredited by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), Saudi Agriculture 2014 has confirmed participation from 40 countries, including Morocco, the Netherlands, Turkey, the UAE, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cyprus ...

Getting past that year of bitter memories - Calcutta Telegraph

Organic news feed - July 7, 2014 - 4:48pm

Calcutta Telegraph

Getting past that year of bitter memories
Calcutta Telegraph
The Chinese people were forced to take up agriculture to survive, even though most of them had owned small businesses in cities. A large number of the families were later deported to China. Unable to integrate themselves into an alien land and culture ...

Weed control a battle that's never finished on an organic farm - The Province (blog)

Organic news feed - July 7, 2014 - 3:50pm

The Province (blog)

Weed control a battle that's never finished on an organic farm
The Province (blog)
They would like to see every organic farm certified, said Gamble, adding the oversight helps ensure consumers are getting produce that meets the Canada Organic Standards. Andy says he hasn't ruled out certification some day, but right now it doesn't ...

Garden centre flowers test positive for pesticide harmful to bees: study - Globalnews.ca

Organic news feed - July 7, 2014 - 10:13am

Globalnews.ca

Garden centre flowers test positive for pesticide harmful to bees: study
Globalnews.ca
“Gardeners should buy organic plants to ensure the safety of bees.” Friends of the Earth also said that ... Now, Ontario's agriculture ministry intends to restrict the use of neonicitonoids, making it the first provice in Canada to do so. The ...

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