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Winston Products Wins 2013 - 2014 NTE Vendor of the Year
Winston Products Wins 2013 - 2014 NTE Vendor of the Year
9/17/2014 5:10:32 PM
Winston Products, LLC was recently awarded Vendor of the Year for 2013 - 2014 at the Northern Tool + Equipment Rally held in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 4-8, 2014.   Each year, the biennial award is presented to a vendor that goes above and beyond to meet the expectations of NTE in the following areas: on-time shipments; product, merchandising and packaging innovation; …
Soil Removed from California Neighborhood Due to Lead Contamination
Soil Removed from California Neighborhood Due to Lead Contamination
9/17/2014 3:54:06 PM
Last month, NBC’s Channel 4 in Los Angeles broadcasted a report about residents in Vernon having topsoil removed from their yards.  The topsoil is being excavated down to a depth of 18 inches due to the presence of lead contamination. The lead is believed to have come from a nearby battery recycling plant that suspended operations back in March after the plant was unable to …
Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate
Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate
9/17/2014 9:46:33 AM
Trees have been growing significantly faster since the 1960s. The typical development phases of trees and stands have barely changed, but they have accelerated – by as much as 70 percent. This was the outcome of a study carried out by scientists from Technische Universität München (TUM) based on long-term data from experimental forest plots that have been continuously observed …
Bayer CropScience’s contribution to sustainable agriculture: First Bayer ForwardFarm launched in Belgium
Bayer CropScience’s contribution to sustainable agriculture: First Bayer ForwardFarm launched in Belgium
9/11/2014 12:38:33 PM
Bayer CropScience has inaugurated the first Bayer ForwardFarm in the Belgian town of Huldenberg. The “Hof ten Bosch” farm owned by Jan and Josse Peeters brings together farmers, scientists and academia, technology partners and other players throughout the value chain, politics and regulators, as well as consumers, with the goals of exchanging agricultural know-how and forming …
Braskem joins Amyris and Michelin to Accelerate the Industrialization and Commercialization of Renewable Isoprene
Braskem joins Amyris and Michelin to Accelerate the Industrialization and Commercialization of Renewable Isoprene
9/11/2014 10:30:17 AM
Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS), Braskem (NYSE: BAK) and Michelin (EPA: ML) announced today that Braskem is joining a collaboration already launched in 2011 between Michelin and Amyris . This collaboration was initiated to develop and commercialize renewable isoprene, sourced from various biomass as an additional sustainable pathway to produce isoprene. Under the terms of the …
BASF donates $100,000 to River Parishes Community College for new Advanced Technology Center
BASF donates $100,000 to River Parishes Community College for new Advanced Technology Center
9/9/2014 2:34:07 PM
Ascension Parish soon will be home to a world-class technical training center, thanks to BASF’s support of River Parishes Community College (RPCC). BASF donated $100,000 to RPCC to support construction of an Advanced Technology Center on the school’s new campus in Burnside, Louisiana. The center will strengthen workforce development for Ascension Parish and the surrounding …
EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – October 7, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina & October 9, 2014 in New York City
EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – October 7, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina & October 9, 2014 in New York City
9/9/2014 9:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions is committed to providing an educational forum to promote a greater understanding of a progressive, multiphase EAM Master Plan and how organizations can leverage their CMMS investment to support Asset Reliability strategies and improvements. The theme and outcome of this seminar will be that each individual will begin to understand how to develop and …
Treat My Chicken Right: ASPCA Survey Shows Consumers Want More Humanely Raised Chicken, Feel it Leads to Safer Chicken Products
9/4/2014 2:34:14 PM
As the poultry industry kicks off its annual month-long celebration of chicken this September, the ASPCA ® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), as part of its national “ Truth About Chicken ” campaign, is announcing the findings of a national survey* that reveals a distrust of the chicken industry among consumers and a strong desire for more …
Papros Holds Rocky Mountain Summit for Furthering Best Management Practices for Supply Chain
Papros Holds Rocky Mountain Summit for Furthering Best Management Practices for Supply Chain
9/2/2014 7:00:00 AM
September 2 - In concurrence with celebrating more than thirty years as a Green leader Papros Inc, the company announced a Rock Mountain Summit for open discussion on Best Management Practices for data exchanges in the supply chain. Where: Ross-University Hills Library 4310 E Amherst Ave, Denver, CO 80222 (Large meeting/conference room) When: September 5, 10:30 AM to …
DuPont Pioneer Continues Support of Agriscience Education and Career Development
8/28/2014 1:25:32 PM
DuPont Pioneer and the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) are continuing their support of agriscience education through a grant program aimed at training teachers and supplying equipment and resources to elevate the rigor of agriculture and science curricula.  Grants of $2,500 to $5,000 are available to help prepare students for careers in agriculture and …
BASF study highlights the need for increased innovations to help feed the world
8/27/2014 12:56:15 PM
A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world, and new technology and innovations are critical to achieving this goal. These findings were uncovered in the latest BASF Farm Perspectives Study, conducted in early 2014, comparing consumer and farmer viewpoints on agriculture-related issues. More than 9,000 people located in …
DuPont Pioneer Expanding Encirca(SM) Yield Input Management Offering
8/25/2014 4:56:19 PM
DuPont Pioneer announced plans for a new grower pilot program that will expand on the input management offerings in its recently launched EncircaSM Yield services platform to include phosphorous and potassium management. The pilots will field-test and refine the new services which complement the ground-breaking EncircaSM Yield Nitrogen Management Service that was released in …
DuPont Pioneer Yield Challenge Inspires Friendly Competition
8/19/2014 12:14:37 PM
Western Canadian canola, corn and soybean growers growing Pioneer® brand seed products are invited to join the 2014 Proving Ground™ Yield Challenge contest. The contest - which carries a grand prize of one of 17 trips for two to Calgary to attend the Tim Horton’s Brier final weekend of curling - is now in its third year. To win, growers have to successfully grow the …

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