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An Organic Farm that Believes in Saving Heirloom Seeds - Big Picture Agriculture

Organic news feed - August 6, 2014 - 6:16am

An Organic Farm that Believes in Saving Heirloom Seeds
Big Picture Agriculture
This organic farm near Philadelphia explains how they got into saving seeds and tells some wonderful stories about heirloom vegetable varieties. ... The rights of farmers and other Canadians to save, reuse, exchange, and sell seeds are under attack again.

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Weeds that can get you entangled with the law - newszap.com

Organic news feed - August 5, 2014 - 10:13pm

Weeds that can get you entangled with the law
newszap.com
At the moment, the un-Wanted List comprises two types of sorghum — Johnsongrass and shattercane - and four thistles: Canada thistle, musk thistle, plumeless thistle and bull thistle. The invasive multiflora rose used to have a place on the Maryland ...

All You Never Wanted to Know about Botulism, but Should - Food Poison Journal

Organic news feed - August 5, 2014 - 7:09pm

Food Poison Journal

All You Never Wanted to Know about Botulism, but Should
Food Poison Journal
The carrot juice consumed by these four patients was manufactured by Bolthouse Farms, Inc., and distributed in all 50 states, Mexico, Canada, and Hong Kong with the labels “Bolthouse Farms 100% Carrot Juice,” “Earthbound Farm Organic Carrot Juice,” and ...

Club Penguin co-founder brings expertise to Okanagan College's School of ... - Castanet.net

Organic news feed - August 5, 2014 - 1:10pm

Club Penguin co-founder brings expertise to Okanagan College's School of ...
Castanet.net
Others who have fulfilled that role included Mel Kotler, founder and owner of Fabricland, Bill Redmond, founder of HRI, Ed Hall, founder of Regency Retirement Resorts and partner in Canadian Adult Communities and Doug Manning, founder and former ...

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Buzz builds for ban on pesticides linked to bee die-offs - Business in Vancouver

Organic news feed - August 5, 2014 - 8:25am

Buzz builds for ban on pesticides linked to bee die-offs
Business in Vancouver
Foster said he would like to see tightened rules on when and how farmers use the insecticides. He noted that unlike older pesticides that were sprayed on an entire field, neonicotinoids can be applied directly to plants that are threatened by insects ...

Buzz builds for ban on pesticides linked to bee die-offs - Business in Vancouver

Organic news feed - August 5, 2014 - 8:25am

Buzz builds for ban on pesticides linked to bee die-offs
Business in Vancouver
Foster said he would like to see tightened rules on when and how farmers use the insecticides. He noted that unlike older pesticides that were sprayed on an entire field, neonicotinoids can be applied directly to plants that are threatened by insects ...

Stocks to Keep Your Eyes on: BG Group plc (BRGYY), Deutsche Telekom AG ... - Techsonian (press release)

Organic news feed - August 5, 2014 - 7:24am

Stocks to Keep Your Eyes on: BG Group plc (BRGYY), Deutsche Telekom AG ...
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 obtains and develops a portfolio of branded natural and organic food products, including beef ...

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NDP food strategy deserves more attention - Brantford Expositor

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 2:51pm

Brantford Expositor

NDP food strategy deserves more attention
Brantford Expositor
... Food Strategy, the document is unprecedented because the NDP is the only party in Canada to work on and unveil a food strategy that "combines health goals, environmental goals and food quality objectives, at the same time increasing access to local ...

Bayelsa Beckons On Investors to Grow Economy - AllAfrica.com

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 9:19am

Bayelsa Beckons On Investors to Grow Economy
AllAfrica.com
Yet for a government, which is emphasizing agriculture and tourism as the bedrock of its economic diversification, so much still needed to be done and to achieve that, the participation of the private sector becomes crucial and this is why the ...

Bayelsa Beckons On Investors to Grow Economy - AllAfrica.com

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 9:18am

Bayelsa Beckons On Investors to Grow Economy
AllAfrica.com
Yet for a government, which is emphasizing agriculture and tourism as the bedrock of its economic diversification, so much still needed to be done and to achieve that, the participation of the private sector becomes crucial and this is why the ...

WISErg Expands Executive Team With CFO to Support Rapid Growth - EIN News (press release)

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 8:22am

WISErg Expands Executive Team With CFO to Support Rapid Growth
EIN News (press release)
WISErg Corporation, a bio-clean technology company that converts food scraps into organic fertilizer for sale to farmers and consumers, named Jonathan Alford as chief finance officer (CFO). The appointment is the latest milestone for the growing ...

WISErg Expands Executive Team With CFO to Support Rapid Growth - Marketwired (press release)

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 7:13am

WISErg Expands Executive Team With CFO to Support Rapid Growth
Marketwired (press release)
REDMOND, WA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2014) - WISErg Corporation, a bio-clean technology company that converts food scraps into organic fertilizer for sale to farmers and consumers, named Jonathan Alford as chief finance officer (CFO). The appointment is ...

Ending the Throwaway Society - Environmental Expert (press release)

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 6:52am

Ending the Throwaway Society
Environmental Expert (press release)
“Food waste could be used to produce biogas for energy and fertilizer for our farming system yet at the moment too much is thrown into landfill where its value is lost and it produces climate-changing gases like methane,” said Walley. Other countries ...

A Force In Farming: How John Deere Will Plow Its Way Ahead Of The Market (DE) - Seeking Alpha (registration)

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 12:45am

A Force In Farming: How John Deere Will Plow Its Way Ahead Of The Market (DE)
Seeking Alpha (registration)
ROE in its most recent quarter is over 37% and growth in retained earnings over the past four quarters is at a remarkable 14.80%, which is a leading indicator of sustained total organic growth. ... That kind of write-down level is virtually impossible ...

A Force In Farming: How John Deere Will Plow Its Way Ahead Of The Market (DE) - Seeking Alpha (registration)

Organic news feed - August 4, 2014 - 12:45am

A Force In Farming: How John Deere Will Plow Its Way Ahead Of The Market (DE)
Seeking Alpha (registration)
ROE in its most recent quarter is over 37% and growth in retained earnings over the past four quarters is at a remarkable 14.80%, which is a leading indicator of sustained total organic growth. ... That kind of write-down level is virtually impossible ...

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How Eco-Friendly Is Canada? - Mississauga

Organic news feed - August 3, 2014 - 7:52am

How Eco-Friendly Is Canada?
Mississauga
Over the past few years' most Canadian cities have implemented curbside pickup of organic waste. Now, eggshells, vegetable peels, stale bread and other waste is being recycled for use in landscaping and agriculture rather than being sent to landfills.

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Explore: Turner — River community flows with history, vistas, apples and more - Lewiston Sun Journal

Organic news feed - August 3, 2014 - 3:14am

Explore: Turner — River community flows with history, vistas, apples and more
Lewiston Sun Journal
Origin of the name: The original settlement was called Sylvester-Canada by survivors of the Battle of Quebec in 1690, honoring Captain Joseph Sylvester's company. The town was renamed Turner prior to incorporation, for the Rev. Charles Turner, the town ...

Bayelsa Beckons on Investors to Grow Economy - THISDAY Live

Organic news feed - August 2, 2014 - 7:29pm

Bayelsa Beckons on Investors to Grow Economy
THISDAY Live
Yet for a government, which is emphasizing agriculture and tourism as the bedrock of its economic diversification, so much still needed to be done and to achieve that, the participation of the private sector becomes crucial and this is why the ...

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Go Guide — Community event listings July 31-Aug. 7 - The Telegram

Organic news feed - August 2, 2014 - 1:40am

Go Guide — Community event listings July 31-Aug. 7
The Telegram
2 two comedy album this week on iTunes Canada. Matt will .... Will consist of a visit to various gardens across the park and the city, to serve as a visual presentation of St. John's greenery while also serving as an educational overview about organic ...

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If you believe in agriculture, it's time to buy Monsanto - The Globe and Mail

Organic news feed - August 1, 2014 - 4:43pm

If you believe in agriculture, it's time to buy Monsanto
The Globe and Mail
If you have friends who are true believers in organic foods, you may have seen an e-mail or Facebook status update about the evils of Monsanto Co. and genetically modified food. While many of its ... (The company does not disclose Canada-specific data ...