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Penny Stocks under Consideration: SPROTT RESOURCE CP (SCPZF ... - Techsonian (press release)

Organic news feed - July 21, 2014 - 6:07am

Penny Stocks under Consideration: SPROTT RESOURCE CP (SCPZF ...
Techsonian (press release)
The company is involved in the exploration and production of oil and gas in Canada; and grain and cattle farming business in western Canada, as well as acquires and develops a portfolio of branded natural and organic food products, including beef ...

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A look inside the GTA's Willo Wind farm and sustainable farming practices - Varsity

Organic news feed - July 20, 2014 - 7:46pm

Varsity

A look inside the GTA's Willo Wind farm and sustainable farming practices
Varsity
The conditions experienced by animals at conventional farms are often starkly different from those at smaller farming operations. Cases in Canada have documented abusive environments at large-scale egg and turkey farms. ... For sustainable, organic ...

The Extraordinary Story of the Komagata Maru: Commemorating the One ... - Japan Focus

Organic news feed - July 20, 2014 - 4:07pm

Japan Focus

The Extraordinary Story of the Komagata Maru: Commemorating the One ...
Japan Focus
One hundred years ago, Gurdit Singh Sirhali chartered the Japanese steamship Komagata Maru and brought 376 Indian passengers to Canada in a direct challenge to Canada's immigration colour bar.1 The ship's forced departure from Vancouver harbour on July ...

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Nine young farmers benefit from travel scholarship - Farming UK

Organic news feed - July 20, 2014 - 8:26am

Nine young farmers benefit from travel scholarship
Farming UK
Sian takes a keen interest in the family beef and sheep organic farm where they breed pedigree Limousin cattle and pedigree Polled Dorset and Lleyn sheep. She also works part-time milking cattle on a ... Commenting on her impending trip to Canada, Sian ...

Meet Amber Lambke, co-founder of Maine Grain Alliance and the Kneading ... - Press Herald

Organic news feed - July 19, 2014 - 10:08pm

Meet Amber Lambke, co-founder of Maine Grain Alliance and the Kneading ...
Press Herald
It's become popular in Canada in the last 20 years, so Maine farmers can now buy seed from Canadian farmers. ... What I heard over there was a growing interest in chemical-free production of foods, so organic or at least natural, and absolutely GMO-free.”.

Politics of Pot - ABC Online

Organic news feed - July 19, 2014 - 8:16pm

ABC Online

Politics of Pot
ABC Online
A prohibition on growing industrial hemp in Australia was lifted in the late 1990s, but farmers here are restricted to growing fibre and construction materials and politics has prevented them from gaining access to booming hemp food markets, as Sean ...

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Harvest Festival at farm focuses on local food and fun - Cowichan Valley Citizen

Organic news feed - July 19, 2014 - 1:38am

Harvest Festival at farm focuses on local food and fun
Cowichan Valley Citizen
Check out the mini-market of local vendors and organizations, showcasing displays, products and services focused on local food sources, urban agriculture, sustainability, natural and organic growing, the environment, community food security, and more ...

Everyday Cheapskate: Here's the lowdown on chicken labels - Herald & Review

Organic news feed - July 19, 2014 - 1:16am

Everyday Cheapskate: Here's the lowdown on chicken labels
Herald & Review
If you've ever stood in the supermarket wondering if paying more for chicken that is free-range, antibiotic-free, no hormones added, farm-raised, natural and organic makes you a better person, you are not alone. Recently, as I was doubting ... Nearly ...

Indonesia And Paraguay: New Prospects For A Greater Partnership – Analysis - Eurasia Review

Organic news feed - July 18, 2014 - 8:11pm

Indonesia And Paraguay: New Prospects For A Greater Partnership – Analysis
Eurasia Review
At the same time, to fully implement Paraguay's national agenda abroad and promote its agricultural products in the most influential international markets there are other components in its government that are not functioning as a well-oiled machine ...

America's Move to Soy Hobbles Dairy - Wall Street Journal

Organic news feed - July 18, 2014 - 6:31pm

Wall Street Journal

America's Move to Soy Hobbles Dairy
Wall Street Journal
Dean also sold its Morningstar Foods division, which made creamers, iced coffee and cottage cheese, to Canada's Saputo Inc. SAP.T -0.05% Saputo Inc. Canada: Toronto $65.52 -0.03 -0.05% July 18, 2014 4:35 pm Volume (Delayed ... In May, the price of milk ...

The organic ordeal: Cultivating without chemicals takes patience - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Organic news feed - July 18, 2014 - 3:26pm

TheChronicleHerald.ca

The organic ordeal: Cultivating without chemicals takes patience
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Certified organic farmers and processors in Canada go through an annual audit by an independent organic certifying body to determine whether they meet federally regulated Canadian organic standards that came into effect in 2009. Processes also existed ...

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Plan your weekend - Hamilton Spectator

Organic news feed - July 18, 2014 - 1:44pm

Plan your weekend
Hamilton Spectator
Manorun, Weir's Lane Lavender & Apiary, the Boar and Chick, Harrington Lane Farm, Waterhall Farms, Jerry's Berries and Lotsa Hostas will open their doors, barns and fields to the public Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about sheep shearing ...

Sustainable Energy Solutions: Compost-Powered Heat - Green Building Elements

Organic news feed - July 18, 2014 - 1:31pm

Sustainable Energy Solutions: Compost-Powered Heat
Green Building Elements
In recent years the resurgence of organic farming in Western economies has driven investments in expanded production of high-value compost. ... The corresponding investments in organic compost production have also sparked recent innovation on compost ...

It's all about ice cream at the Experimental Farm on Sunday - Ottawa Citizen

Organic news feed - July 17, 2014 - 1:30pm

Ottawa Citizen

It's all about ice cream at the Experimental Farm on Sunday
Ottawa Citizen
“We explain about the milk quota system in Canada and the differences between organic and traditional milk production,” says Desaulniers. “We don't draw any conclusions; we just give people all the information so they can make up their own minds.”.

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David J. Elliot moves into organic pear production - The Produce News

Organic news feed - July 17, 2014 - 12:01pm

David J. Elliot moves into organic pear production
The Produce News
The company also exports pears to Canada, Mexico and Central America. “Our intention is ... Although water problems continue to plague California's agriculture sector, Thiessen said David J. Thiessen has been able to meet the challenges. “Our location ...

Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops - Truth-Out

Organic news feed - July 17, 2014 - 10:49am

Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops
Truth-Out
Bean farmers in Mexico face a context of overproduction, low prices and increasing imports, in a country where there are 300,000 bean producers, half of them small scale farmers. Alvarado has ... In the medium term we want to move to using organic ...

Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops - Truth-Out

Organic news feed - July 17, 2014 - 10:49am

Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops
Truth-Out
Bean farmers in Mexico face a context of overproduction, low prices and increasing imports, in a country where there are 300,000 bean producers, half of them small scale farmers. Alvarado has ... In the medium term we want to move to using organic ...

Grainger (GWW) Misses on Earnings Estimates, Lowers Guidance - Zacks.com

Organic news feed - July 17, 2014 - 8:51am

Grainger (GWW) Misses on Earnings Estimates, Lowers Guidance
Zacks.com
Organic sales (excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange) increased 4% on the back of increase in volumes (5 percentage points), partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline from the timing of Good Friday. Good Friday fell in April this year ...

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The Honeybees Are Just Fine - Wall Street Journal

Organic news feed - July 16, 2014 - 1:01pm

Wall Street Journal

The Honeybees Are Just Fine
Wall Street Journal
This lack of transparency—together with the well-known anti-pesticide position of many of the scientists involved—raises suspicions as environmental groups lobby regulators to ban neonics in Canada and the U.S. The pesticides are already banned for ...

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The Honeybees Are Just Fine - Wall Street Journal

Organic news feed - July 16, 2014 - 1:01pm

Wall Street Journal

The Honeybees Are Just Fine
Wall Street Journal
This lack of transparency—together with the well-known anti-pesticide position of many of the scientists involved—raises suspicions as environmental groups lobby regulators to ban neonics in Canada and the U.S. The pesticides are already banned for ...

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