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Fresh Abu Dhabi dates to return to market following last year’s success

Fresh Abu Dhabi dates to return to market following last year’s success | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Having tasted tremendous success in its very first year of marketing fresh dates last year, domestic and foreign markets are likely to get more from Abu Dhabi farms this year.
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OMG! GMOs are a challenge to packaging - Packaging World

OMG! GMOs are a challenge to packaging - Packaging World | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
OMG! GMOs are a challenge to packaging Packaging World Incidentally, the bio-plastics industries have spoken of plans for improved sustainability through the use of agricultural waste in making packaging; however, if the crops themselves from which...
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Company expands contract at Project Lebanon - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)

Company expands contract at Project Lebanon - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA) | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Company expands contract at Project Lebanon Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA) On Tuesday, one of the vice-presidents of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon visited the Brazilian pavilion and talked to the Arab...
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Micromidas tackling bio-based PET - Plastics News

Micromidas tackling bio-based PET - Plastics News | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Micromidas tackling bio-based PET
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To most it's just agricultural waste; for Micromidas, it's feedstock. "We like the pretty dirty cellulosic strains," joked CEO John Bissell, in a phone interview.
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Africa to Fazilka: Farmers hone skills in new agriculture techniques - Punjab Newsline

Africa to Fazilka: Farmers hone skills in new agriculture techniques - Punjab Newsline | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The Hindu Africa to Fazilka: Farmers hone skills in new agriculture techniques Punjab Newsline CHANDIGARH: Under a US Agency for International Development (USAID) initiative, three African farmers have learnt capacity building techniques in...
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Climate 'Hubs' Part of USDA's Environmental Management Plan - Farm Futures

Climate 'Hubs' Part of USDA's Environmental Management Plan - Farm Futures | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Climate 'Hubs' Part of USDA's Environmental Management Plan Farm Futures The tool, which is free to use online, uses data inputs on location, soil characteristics, tillage and nutrient use, then estimates carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas...
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Cut Drying and Speed Harvest With Baleage During Wet Summers

Cut Drying and Speed Harvest With Baleage During Wet Summers | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
US - The 2013 hay season, with little sunshine and lots of rain, increases interest in making baleage, or silage in a bag, says Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.
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The CHP revival - Lexology (registration)

The CHP revival - Lexology (registration) | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The CHP revival
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This efficiency reduces greenhouse gases from use of fossil fuel. A recent study by the ...
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Green Plastics Process Discovered - Environmental Leader

Green Plastics Process Discovered - Environmental Leader | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Green Plastics Process Discovered Environmental Leader The latest report from EL PRO provides research on green plastics, including both biodegradable and bio-based materials, that can help companies cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce consumption...
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05 Jun 2013 : Pamed Show

05 Jun 2013 : Pamed Show | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
 Pamed show 2013: The 10th Edition
Mediterranean Exhibition on Livestock Production and Agriculture.
 
 
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Arab Islamic Summit Calls on Hans Hassle for Vertical Urban Agriculture Solution for the MENA Region at Dushanbe May 20th 2013

Arab Islamic Summit Calls on Hans Hassle for Vertical Urban Agriculture Solution for the MENA Region at Dushanbe May 20th 2013 (This is another example of the spread of a new kind of farming.
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Greenhouse Plastic Options, What Offers the Best Value?

Greenhouse Plastic Options, What Offers the Best Value? | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Before purchasing greenhouse plastic, learn the benefits related to the cost. Solawrap offers more benefits than competitors.781-816-7811.
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High pesticide levels found in local produce in Lebanon

High pesticide levels found in local produce in Lebanon | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The Consumer Protection Department of the Economy and Trade Ministry reawakened old food concerns Wednesday, warning shoppers that recent tests showed signs of pesticide overuse in locally grown fruits and vegetables.
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Global Greenhouse Horticulture Industry - Environmental Expert (press release)

Global Greenhouse Horticulture Industry - Environmental Expert (press release) | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Global Greenhouse Horticulture Industry
Environmental Expert (press release)
TechNavio''s report, the Global Greenhouse Horticulture Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
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Iran snaps up 600,000 tonnes of wheat, pays premium

Iran snaps up 600,000 tonnes of wheat, pays premium | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Iran's state grains buyer GTC swept back into international markets, picking up more than half a million tonnes of wheat to shore up domestic stocks as its crop expectations were pared back and to avoid unrest after next week's elections, Reuters...
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Market outlook: Green revolutions gathers pace - ICIS (subscription)

Market outlook: Green revolutions gathers pace ICIS (subscription) Key strategic goals through to 2020 include a pledge to increase efficiency, to help reduce the impact of post-consumption plastic waste, to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to be...
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UAE: New farming methods give local crops a boost in Abu Dhabi - Global Arab Network - English News

UAE: New farming methods give local crops a boost in Abu Dhabi - Global Arab Network - English News | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Global Arab Network - English News UAE: New farming methods give local crops a boost in Abu Dhabi Global Arab Network - English News Addressing the challenges stemming from the UAE's arid climate and limited water supply forms a key component of...
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Northeast Michigan field crop regional report – June 6, 2013 - Michigan State University Extension

Northeast Michigan field crop regional report – June 6, 2013 - Michigan State University Extension | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Northeast Michigan field crop regional report – June 6, 2013 Michigan State University Extension Producers with unidentified wheat issues can contact the Presque Isle County Extension office for information on free diagnostic testing through a...
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'Plastic Wood' Is No Green Guarantee - Scientific American

'Plastic Wood' Is No Green Guarantee Scientific American One 2011 study, funded by the timber industry but independently peer-reviewed, found that the greenhouse-gas emissions from the manufacture of plastic wood are nearly three times higher than...
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Qld's plan to double ag production by 2040

Qld's plan to double ag production by 2040 | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The Queensland Government has released a strategy roadmap designed to achieve the ambitious target of doubling the State’s agricultural production in volume and value terms by 2040.
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Why it's important for companies to be eco-friendly - EcoSeed

Why it's important for companies to be eco-friendly - EcoSeed | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Why it's important for companies to be eco-friendly
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With this being said, having solution bags and tubes that are free from certain chemicals prevent such problems from happening since greenhouse gas emissions are evaded.
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Recycling Film a Hit in Belgium - Waste Management World

Recycling Film a Hit in Belgium - Waste Management World | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Waste Management World Recycling Film a Hit in Belgium Waste Management World According to Vincent Sciascia, managing director of Soreplastic, the process is easily explained: "We separate out coarse contaminants such as wood, rocks, soil and...
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Arabs invest little in agriculture

Arabs invest little in agriculture | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Despite food safety concerns, the activity receives less than 1% of the region’s investment. The theme is under discussion in the capital city of Sudan.
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New Brookings paper on African agriculture - John McArthur

I have a new Brookings paper out today, entitled “Good Things Grow in Scaled Packages: Africa's Agricultural Challenge in Historical Context.” The abstract is pasted below, as are the links to the relevant Brookings summary ...
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Ukraine is powerful player on world agricultural market, Yanukovych ...

Ukraine is powerful player on world agricultural market, Yanukovych ... | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
According to him, Ukraine has begun supplying poultry products into the European Union. Ukraine is also gradually expanding into new markets for agricultural products, including Japan, the United Arab Emirates and the ...
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