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'Bahay Kubo' veggies thrive in school gardens - Inquirer.net

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 4:23pm

Inquirer.net

'Bahay Kubo' veggies thrive in school gardens
Inquirer.net
Gonsalves said organic farming was cheap and safer, as residue from chemical fertilizer could cause health problems. Gonsalves said IIRR developed a simplified composting process for “reengineered” gardens and trained teachers from Calabarzon (Cavite, ...

Franklin Electric Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Sales - MarketWatch

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 2:29pm

Franklin Electric Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Sales
MarketWatch
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE) reported second quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.60 compared to 2013 second quarter adjusted EPS of $0.59, a 2 percent increase (see table below for a reconciliation of GAAP EPS to the ...

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Franklin Electric Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Sales - Wall Street Journal

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 2:11pm

Franklin Electric Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Sales
Wall Street Journal
U.S. and Canada sales of groundwater pumping equipment declined about 4 percent in the quarter due, in part, to the regional distributor reset previously announced by the Company and weak demand in the agriculture sector. Sales of Pioneer branded ...

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Climate change and the food crisis - Examiner.com

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 12:23pm

Examiner.com

Climate change and the food crisis
Examiner.com
Former Secretary of Agriculture Daniel Glickman leads the reports and wants Washington to pay attention. He says the recent...on.aol.com. Victoria Wagner ... Warmer temperatures increase the ozone's production from the reactions in sunlight, volatile ...

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GMO debate escalates as crop area increases - Baking Business (registration)

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 10:43am

GMO debate escalates as crop area increases
Baking Business (registration)
“Avoiding G.M.O.s, for themselves or their children, is an increasingly important reason why parents choose organic food,” the O.T.A. said in its U.S. Families' Organic Attitudes and Beliefs 2014 Tracking Study, which surveyed more than 1,200 ...

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ... - DigitalJournal.com

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 10:39am

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...
DigitalJournal.com
Headquartered in Michigan, The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) is the second largest chemical manufacturer in the world, offering a range of chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services. The company has ... The Chlorinated Organics business ...

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Cracks in the Concrete of Capitalism - CounterPunch

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 8:44am

Cracks in the Concrete of Capitalism
CounterPunch
That something is movements appearing in the interstices of the United States and Canada. These are not just ecological movements, although without exception, they do propose a harmonious relationship with nature: intentional communities, eco-villages ...

Bulgaria's New MEPs to Stress Refugee Issues, Eurozone Accession - Novinite.com

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 7:27am

Novinite.com

Bulgaria's New MEPs to Stress Refugee Issues, Eurozone Accession
Novinite.com
He declared that other important issues for the country included the European energy union and Bulgaria's active participation in it from the start, as well as the abolition of visas for US and Canada. As regards the refugee policy, Malinov said that ...

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Markets Live: Soft start to profits season - Sydney Morning Herald

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 7:24am

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Soft start to profits season
Sydney Morning Herald
The figures also show that compared to Canada, Britain and the United States – where debate about rising inequality has become a mainstream political issue since the global financial crisis – Australia's top earners take home far less of the national ...

Markets Live: Shares bounce back - Sydney Morning Herald

Organic news feed - July 28, 2014 - 7:24am

Markets Live: Shares bounce back
Sydney Morning Herald
Ms Livingstone will also release a McKinsey report examining how the economy can transition from dependence on mining to health, agriculture and other areas. Members of the BCA said the government must invest in infrastructure and .... 10:33am: Trading ...

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Markets Live: Earnings kick off - Sydney Morning Herald

Organic news feed - July 27, 2014 - 7:23pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Earnings kick off
Sydney Morning Herald
Ms Livingstone will also release a McKinsey report examining how the economy can transition from dependence on mining to health, agriculture and other areas. Members of the BCA said the government must invest in infrastructure and .... 10:33am: Trading ...

Business Buzz: Jiffy Lube supports campaign - Citizens Voice

Organic news feed - July 27, 2014 - 2:10am

Business Buzz: Jiffy Lube supports campaign
Citizens Voice
Invisible Fence Brand plans to equip every fire station in America and Canada with pet oxygen masks. The masks allow firefighters to give oxygen to pets suffering from smoke inhalation when ... Fertile Grounds provides community supported agriculture ...

Myers Industries' (MYE) CEO John Orr Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ... - Seeking Alpha (registration)

Organic news feed - July 26, 2014 - 5:55am

Myers Industries' (MYE) CEO John Orr Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Sales increases in the agriculture market were partially offset by lower sales volumes in Brazil due to the economic slowdown caused by world cup activities. Adjusted income before taxes in the Material Handling segment was $12.2 million for ... In our ...

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Myers Industries' (MYE) CEO John Orr Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ... - Seeking Alpha (registration)

Organic news feed - July 26, 2014 - 5:55am

Myers Industries' (MYE) CEO John Orr Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Sales increases in the agriculture market were partially offset by lower sales volumes in Brazil due to the economic slowdown caused by world cup activities. Adjusted income before taxes in the Material Handling segment was $12.2 million for ... In our ...

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Exploring GM Foods (Part III – The Third Eye of Shiva) - The Newslaundry

Organic news feed - July 26, 2014 - 2:36am

Exploring GM Foods (Part III – The Third Eye of Shiva)
The Newslaundry
... proof that her NGO – having previously received Rs 12.78 crore from Canada, Italy, Germany, Sweden and even Pakistan – hadn't filed its Foreign Contributory Statement for the year 2013-14, she accused the IB of “conspiring with global corporate ...

BC family farm goes big for niche meat market - Western Producer (subscription)

Organic news feed - July 25, 2014 - 2:25pm

Western Producer (subscription)

BC family farm goes big for niche meat market
Western Producer (subscription)
They also produce 15,000 organic chickens and 5,000 squab a month and 20,000 geese a year. Falk said ducks are not subject to supply management. ... It is a wholesale distributor that supplies products to retail lumber and hardware stores across Canada ...

Not On Our Plates! Why Nigeria Does Not Need GM Food - AllAfrica.com

Organic news feed - July 25, 2014 - 5:05am

Not On Our Plates! Why Nigeria Does Not Need GM Food
AllAfrica.com
Over 90% of GM crops grown are only in six countries -USA, Brazil, Argentina, India, Canada and China-, with one country alone accounting for 40 per cent of all GM global area: the USA. In any case, in two ... In a 2009 report, the Union of Concerned ...

GMO/Hybrid Seeds - Inviting Cancer to Our Land, Passing a Death Sentence On ... - AllAfrica.com

Organic news feed - July 25, 2014 - 5:05am

GMO/Hybrid Seeds - Inviting Cancer to Our Land, Passing a Death Sentence On ...
AllAfrica.com
In his 'GMO/hybrid seeds: Inviting cancer to our land, passing a death sentence on Nigerians,' Rhodes-Vivour assumed that it is inappropriate for the Agriculture Minister to have stated that 'Appropriate regulatory agencies would be put in place to ...

GMOs - Fooling or Feeding the World for 20 Years? - AllAfrica.com

Organic news feed - July 25, 2014 - 5:04am

GMOs - Fooling or Feeding the World for 20 Years?
AllAfrica.com
In Canada, the widespread growing of genetically engineered canola has contaminated nearly all the conventional canola and in so doing wiped out organic canola production. Similar contamination has been found in corn crops around the world. ... In the ...

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Environmental policy must favour common sense,… - Western Producer (subscription)

Organic news feed - July 24, 2014 - 4:40pm

Environmental policy must favour common sense,…
Western Producer (subscription)
Sage grouse are subjects of the first federal emergency protection order issued in Canada, which came into effect earlier this year. ... Organic production or genetically modified food? ... Look how far agriculture has come in terms of environmental ...