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Matica Enterprises Enters Into Joint Venture Agreement to Market Chlorine ... - Stockhouse

Organic news feed - July 15, 2014 - 6:38am

Matica Enterprises Enters Into Joint Venture Agreement to Market Chlorine ...
Stockhouse
Matica intends to focus on the use of these cutting edge Chlorine Dioxide tablets in the medical marijuana industry for the elimination of mold, biofilm, and pests in controlled growing facilities, eliminating the need for harmful or Health Canada ...

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(MKTW) Matica Enterprises Enters Into Joint Venture Agreement to Market ... - Wall Street Journal

Organic news feed - July 15, 2014 - 6:36am

(MKTW) Matica Enterprises Enters Into Joint Venture Agreement to Market ...
Wall Street Journal
Medical marijuana is grown in very humid conditions that can force licenced producers ("LP") to contend with fungus, pests, mold and bio-film (A living complex of organic and inorganic components that becomes established on surfaces that are in regular ...

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Anne Arundel County considers two organic visions for former Naval Academy ... - CapitalGazette.com

Organic news feed - July 15, 2014 - 6:24am

Anne Arundel County considers two organic visions for former Naval Academy ...
CapitalGazette.com
Two people have expressed interest in bringing organic farming back to the former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills: the current farmer, who ended the practice this spring, and an Annapolis woman who wants to set up a farmer training program. Ed ...

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Chicken labeling: prepare to be surprised - The Star Democrat

Organic news feed - July 15, 2014 - 6:05am

Chicken labeling: prepare to be surprised
The Star Democrat
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 ...

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Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops - Independent European Daily Express

Organic news feed - July 14, 2014 - 5:07pm

Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops
Independent European Daily Express
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 ...

How to compost if you live in an apartment or condo - Globalnews.ca

Organic news feed - July 14, 2014 - 2:09pm

Globalnews.ca

How to compost if you live in an apartment or condo
Globalnews.ca
The agency said diverting organic materials from landfills is “essential” and the environmental benefits of doing so include reducing greenhouse gas emissions and producing “valuable compost,” which can be used in home gardening, agriculture and ...

Stocks in Focus – Growblox Sciences, (GBLX),Fresh Healthy Vending ... - Techsonian (press release)

Organic news feed - July 14, 2014 - 2:08pm

Stocks in Focus – Growblox Sciences, (GBLX),Fresh Healthy Vending ...
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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Terrace plant will feed Chinese demand for alfalfa - Terrace Standard

Organic news feed - July 14, 2014 - 8:10am

Terrace plant will feed Chinese demand for alfalfa
Terrace Standard
“There is a particular shortage in China for this type of protein and the Chinese government is also trying to restructure diet there to a certain degree, so there are school milk plans and the development of animal agriculture which brings the demand ...

Stocks Roundup - SPROTT RESOURCE CP (OTCMKTS:SCPZF), SABMiller plc ... - Techsonian (press release)

Organic news feed - July 14, 2014 - 6:47am

Stocks Roundup - SPROTT RESOURCE CP (OTCMKTS:SCPZF), SABMiller plc ...
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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Green MashUP: the rise of biophilic cities - eco-business.com

Organic news feed - July 13, 2014 - 11:33pm

eco-business.com

Green MashUP: the rise of biophilic cities
eco-business.com
... the Grow Together Project, comprised of seven different gardens in Canberra, with four more to come, with each garden providing fresh, organic produce for community-based childcare centres that the children themselves help to grow; planting 17,796 ...

Polar Bears International, Denver Zoo release green house grocery list - Examiner.com

Organic news feed - July 13, 2014 - 12:16pm

Examiner.com

Polar Bears International, Denver Zoo release green house grocery list
Examiner.com
The Denver Zoo is one of 34 institutions in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. They act as Arctic Ambassador Centers – spreading information about the plight of ... Buy organic food and reduce emissions caused by fertilizers. Opt to buy ...

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Regional pulse crop lab to be established at MSU - kxlo-klcm

Organic news feed - July 11, 2014 - 3:42pm

Regional pulse crop lab to be established at MSU
kxlo-klcm
“We are very grateful and depend upon the research going on at MSU,” said David Oien, organic farming pioneer and co-founder of Timeless Seeds Inc. in Ulm. “The research being done is especially valuable to the new growers that grow for us, the next ...

Value-adding key to success in hazelnuts - Western Producer (subscription)

Organic news feed - July 11, 2014 - 2:30pm

Western Producer (subscription)

Value-adding key to success in hazelnuts
Western Producer (subscription)
Pentti Hanninen of Canadian Hazelnut in Agassiz, B.C., is trying new tree varieties to combat the eastern filbert blight currently ravaging orchards in Canada and the United States. The blight reduces the yield and will ... To abide by the rules, he ...

People Still Don't Know the Difference Between “Organic” and “Local” - TIME

Organic news feed - July 11, 2014 - 10:12am

TIME

People Still Don't Know the Difference Between “Organic” and “Local”
TIME
A team of researchers surveyed consumers across the U.S. and Canada and discovered that 17% of the people they spoke with incorrectly believed that foods labelled “organic” were also grown locally. Another 23% falsely believe that local produce is ...

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How Green Is the Green New Deal? - CounterPunch

Organic news feed - July 11, 2014 - 10:11am

How Green Is the Green New Deal?
CounterPunch
The GGND's agriculture section has a very brief mention of “organic farming inputs,” but it is totally silent on meat production. [14, p 8] Meat accounts for .... [29] In the US and Canada, the best known resource struggles are those against fracking ...

United States and Korea streamline organic trade - High Plains Journal

Organic news feed - July 11, 2014 - 2:26am

United States and Korea streamline organic trade
High Plains Journal
“This is another chapter in the success story of organic agriculture, which provides more economic opportunities for American producers, more choices for consumers, and more jobs in rural communities across the country.” “America's organic farmers and ...

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Your Bee-Friendly Garden Might Be Killing Pollinators - Care2.com

Organic news feed - July 10, 2014 - 5:32pm

Your Bee-Friendly Garden Might Be Killing Pollinators
Care2.com
A lot of attention has been given to the use of pesticides, such as neonicotinoids (neonics), in agriculture and how they're contributing to bee declines, but another major source of these toxins has been found in our supposedly bee-friendly gardens ...

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Investors see bucks in bugs - Western Producer (subscription)

Organic news feed - July 10, 2014 - 2:58pm

Western Producer (subscription)

Investors see bucks in bugs
Western Producer (subscription)
The farm, being built by Gibraltar-based AgriProtein, will house 8.5 billion flies that will produce tons of protein-rich larvae as they feed on organic waste. The tallest barrier to such startups has been the availability of capital, with potential ...

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Nebraska native Darci Vetter confirmed as US ag trade negotiator - Lincoln Journal Star

Organic news feed - July 10, 2014 - 2:11pm

Nebraska native Darci Vetter confirmed as US ag trade negotiator
Lincoln Journal Star
The Senate has confirmed Darci L. Vetter, who grew up on a Hamilton County organic farm, as the chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. President Obama nominated Vetter in January, ... At the trade representative's ...
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S. Korea organic pact reopens doors - Capital Press

Organic news feed - July 10, 2014 - 11:01am

S. Korea organic pact reopens doors
Capital Press
Due to pressure from South Korean farmers and consumers, the government began requiring organic certification by an agency accredited in that country, which created a “double certification” problem for producers in the U.S., McEvoy said. The ...