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Organic Activists Charge USDA Regulators Capitulating to Corporate Interests
4/24/2014 8:14:02 PM
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS :  When the organic industry gathers in this central Texas city next week sparks are predicted to fly when farmers and consumer activists face off with government regulators who they have accused of a “power grab,” significantly eroding a unique public and private partnership that Congress created in the governance of organic food and agriculture.   At …
Adequate Rhizobia Populations Help Protect Soybean Yields
4/23/2014 1:16:24 PM
Maintaining adequate levels of rhizobia organisms in the soil can help increase nitrogen (N) fixation, potentially leading to higher yields, according to DuPont Pioneer agronomy experts. When a field is planted with soybeans in a corn-soy rotation, the rhizobia populations tend to remain adequate. However, when growers change from soybeans to other crops, such as continuous …
Organic Food Companies Greening Their Supply Chains, Says Sustainable Food Trade Association
4/22/2014 12:04:50 PM
According to the Sustainable Food Trade Association’s (SFTA) second annual Member Sustainability Progress Report, the organic food industry is taking giant strides to reduce its footprint in 11 areas from farm to retail. Making organic operations more sustainable only makes sense given the rapidly growing rate of the $29 billion organic food industry. The 64 SFTA member …
LED Indoor Grow Lights Partner With Line of Hydroponic Nutrients
LED Indoor Grow Lights Partner With Line of Hydroponic Nutrients
4/1/2014 2:02:04 PM
The breakthrough LED indoor grow light technology from MAX Grow LightsTM will now be available online with MyGrowPonics.com.   The website offers hydroponic supplies and nutrients for garden enthusiasts and will now include the line of LED grow lights from MAX. MAX Grow Lights™ has raised the bar for indoor gardening with their breakthrough LED technology that produces …
Amel Group’s Amel Defense programs offer innovative simulation-based military training solutions
Amel Group’s Amel Defense programs offer innovative simulation-based military training solutions
3/31/2014 8:55:32 PM
Amel Defense offers the best state-of-the-art air, land, sea and joint forces simulation training systems and products. The custom-designed software provides comprehensive services like aviation and training services, integrated enterprise solutions, excellent in-service support and contractor logistics support. Operational and simulation expertise is applied to help our …
The Colors of Health® Takes on the Challenge of Increasing Per-Capita Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables
3/28/2014 1:36:50 PM
For more than two decades, Americans have been preached to and educated about eating more fruits and vegetables for better health. Increasing fruit and vegetables consumption has been one of the leading recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines For Americans (DGAs), as well as from most major health-promotion organizations in America—for a very long time. So, what has …
DuPont Opens Regional Technology Center to Bring Agricultural Innovation to Africa’s Farmers
3/26/2014 6:15:32 PM
DELMAS, South Africa — DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman today unveiled a newly expanded research facility at Delmas, South Africa, that will serve as the core of the DuPont Africa regional technology center. The technology center is designed to help advance DuPont’s ongoing efforts to accelerate seed product development for Africa’s farmers and help …
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Acquires Paragon Claims, Inc.
3/26/2014 1:32:14 PM
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Acquires Paragon Claims, Inc.                  Sacramento, California, March 26, 2014 - Sams & Associates Inc., the leader in providing quality, consistency and timeliness in independent claims handling, acquires Paragon Claims, Inc.   One of the largest independent adjusting companies in the Northwest after …

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