Agriculture News

Agriculture News – including agribusiness, farm, hydroponics, food business, bio-fuels, and related agricultural industry news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Proper Lawn Mowing Technique is Important for Successful Grass Growth

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If a homeowner’s lawn looks uneven and just plain ugly in some spots, how the grass is being mowed might be affecting its appearance, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. From how to set the mower height to how soon after the rain falls the grass is cut, good mowing practices are important for keeping a lawn looking vibrant, healthy, and green all season long.

Casa Romantica Opened Gardens to Public on Friday, May 22

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning Southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, opened their gardens to the public on Friday, May 22, in accordance with social distancing and safety guidelines provided by the state of California.

Tips for Growing Grass in Shade

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to growing grass in the shade, the process can be incredibly frustrating for homeowners. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have several strategies homeowners can try to combat bare spots on shady areas on the lawn.

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign Strategic Global Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegría Farmacy food production system.

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs in 2020

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has officially invaded Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties! All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, and the Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs have already started to emerge. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share what to look for and how to capture and destroy these destructive insects.

Kids Staying Home From School can Keep Busy with a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt in the Yard

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spotted Lanternfly are beautiful but destructive insects that have invaded Pennsylvania. The good news is kids can help get rid of Spotted Lanternfly! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share why these are bad bugs, and what kids need to know to go on a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt!

Tree Leads Today Sees 595% Growth Year Over Year

CHADDS FORD, Pa., April 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tree Leads Today has grown more than five-fold during the past year, which its founders say is a strong testament to the effectiveness of their tree marketing program.

Aeroscape Defined as Essential Business During the COVID-19 Crisis

MIDVALE, Utah, March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As everywhere else in this country, Aeroscape and its customers are impacted by the devastating COVID-19 outbreak. Voluntary stay-at-home decrees and temporary lockdowns for non-essential businesses and workers will most likely be part of the business landscape for several months to come. But, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals, landscape services are deemed as essential businesses during this time of crisis.

Growing Local Collaborative Increases Food Deliveries and Resources in NOLA Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the various organizations that make up the Growing Local Collaborative – Recirculating Farms Coalition, Top Box Foods Louisiana, SPROUT NOLA, New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, and Liberty’s Kitchen – in partnership with Market Umbrella and the Crescent City Farmers Market, are ramping up efforts to keep New Orleans residents fed and healthy by organizing food distribution from farms to families and mapping important resources.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains how to identify the difference between mole and vole damage on lawns, trees and shrubs

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mole and vole damage to lawns, trees and shrubs is common in Pennsylvania, but identifying the difference between the two can be confusing. Each of these two pests can cause mild to serious damage on a homeowners property, and late winter is when the effects are often seen.

Landscape Design Book Follows Cookbook Format with DIY Garden Recipes

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Garden Design Recipes: Design Without the Designer” (ISBN: 978-1734260007) by April Harden is a DIY-garden design book that provides easy-to-follow instructions. Set up in a recipe-style format, there are garden design recipes for how to create 75 different gardens in multiple zones across the country.

Tree Crashes on to Glenside Home because of Hidden Danger Inside Trunk

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! Thankfully Giroud Tree and Lawn’s ISA Certified Arborist, Mike Chenail was able to assess the tree ASAP.

Now is the Time to Set Up a Spring Lawn Care Program

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard and notes. “We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!”

Casa Romantica Shares the Beauty of Place in New Exhibit at John Wayne Airport

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, celebrated the opening of its new exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport on Saturday, February 8.

Homeowners Beware of Dead Tree Branches

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 10. 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dead tree branch is often a signal of a hidden health issue, and if a tree has a lot of deadwood it could be a big problem! Insect invasions, disease, and poor root systems are just a few reasons why a tree might be in distress, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Here are a few tips to help homeowners spot problems and take action.

EPIC Launches National Farm and Ranch Practice

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. and OCALA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are expanding their insurance offering in the Farm & Ranch Insurance market with the practice being led by Chris Moore (President, EPIC Farm & Ranch).

How to Revive Your Property This New Year

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The start of a new year is the perfect time to schedule a full property evaluation with an ISA Certified Arborist and Lawn Care Expert. After a compete inspection, they can develop a step-by-step plan to revive the property this year. From Pruning trees to starting a lawn care program, homeowners can breathe new life into the yard and garden.

Katie Otto Joins California Farmland Trust Team

ELK GROVE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Farmland Trust (CFT) is pleased to announce Katie Otto as their new Development and Operations Director. She joins the CFT team after 12 years with the California FFA Foundation (Foundation) and brings her deep roots and experience with agriculture, fundraising and finance management to the organization.

4Ry, USDA and Texas A&M AgriLife to Develop Innovative Spraying Technology for Cattle Fever Ticks

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4Ry Inc. announced today that 4Ry and Texas A&M AgriLife Research have signed a research agreement. They will collaborate with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to more efficiently and effectively spray cattle to eliminate cattle fever ticks.

INDOOR HARVEST CORP. Announces 2020 New Outlook and Ventures / Acquisitions Pending

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indoor Harvest Corp. (OTC: INQD / OTCMKTS: INQD) announced today the development of the 2020 New Outlook Plan along with impending initial ventures/agreements validating Indoor’s approach to leverage a variety of factors making Indoor an attractive venture, merger, technology, partner through its public company platform.

Dryades YMCA Partners with the Recirculating Farms Coalition

NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dryades YMCA is partnering with the Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), a sustainable farming and food justice advocacy organization. RFC will relocate its farm – Growing Local NOLA – to YMCA-owned land on Jackson Avenue, where it crosses Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in Central City, just a few steps from the Dryades Y building.

How to Check for Signs of Spotted Lanternfly Before Purchasing a Christmas Tree

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding the perfect Christmas trees is one of the highlights of the holiday season. However, with the recent invasion of the Spotted Lanternfly, many Pennsylvanians are left wondering if they should be hesitant about bringing a possible tainted topiary into their home. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what to look for on Christmas trees before buying one.

Partnering Together to Preserve the Western Colorado Experience

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four distinct Western Slope Land Trust organizations have formed an alliance to help preserve our western Colorado natural resources and open space. West Slope Conservation Partners is a new collective group, spanning the southwestern corner of Colorado that includes conservation efforts from the following organizations: Colorado West Land Trust, Crested Butte Land Trust, Montezuma Land Conservancy and La Plata Open Space Conservancy.

Dead Ash Trees Can Cause Destruction During Winter Snow and Ice Storms

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerald Ash Borer is a dangerous insect that invades and destroys Ash trees. They have killed thousands of trees across the country since they first appeared in 2002. As winter storm season approaches, there’s something in particular that makes infested Ash Trees a big cause for concern- Dead Ash Trees are Dangerous!

Christmas at Schnepf Farms – a Brand-New Holiday Destination – debuts with a VIP opening November 26

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christmas at Schnepf Farms is ushering in its inaugural season with a VIP/Media exclusive opening on November 26. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local dignitaries and influencers will begin at 5:30 p.m. Post-ceremony, the farm will be open for all to experience the brand-new holiday wonderland until 10 p.m.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains homeowners should remove Ailanthus trees, the host plant for Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Researchers are still learning about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect attacking trees and causing property damage across Pennsylvania. Penn State, along with the PA Department of Agriculture and the USDA, has been researching the habits and life cycle of Spotted Lanternfly since it first appeared in Berks County in 2014. (VIDEO)

The Rancher Advocacy Program Pioneers Groundbreaking Solutions for Farmers and Ranchers in Crisis

WAELDER, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rancher Advocacy Program (RAP), a five-year initiative of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc., is the first and only enterprise providing the knowledge of their Rancher Advisory Council working together with industry experts to transition cattle ranches and animal farms away from animal agriculture into viable veganic, compassionate businesses.

Onions 52 integrates Famous-compatible TMS Freightflow, reducing transportation costs and improving customer service

RENO, Nev., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Holstine, President and CEO of Freightflow, said, “As many grower/shippers turn to transportation management software to improve customer service and increase margins, Onions 52 leads the pack with their recent integration of Freightflow TMS into Famous software.”

American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting Hosted Over 300 Attendees and Physicians

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association (AMMPA) held their 3rd Annual Conference on October 4-6 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. More than 300 medical marijuana practitioners and physicians from across the nation and other countries around the world attended the 3-day conference.

EPIC Launches Cannabis Site Pollution Liability (CSPL) Insurance Program

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting (Greyling), a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), today announced the first nationwide Site Pollution Liability Insurance Program for the emerging cannabis industry.

Hans van der Sluijs Joins BioTork as Chief Development Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioTork, the leading evolution biotechnology company, today announced that biotech executive Hans van der Sluijs has joined the company as Chief Development Officer. Hans brings over 20 years of international business leadership experience, with a focus on business development, management, and building strategic alliances/partnerships.

Debuting this November: Christmas at Schnepf Farms

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 250-acre Schnepf Farms, one of the Phoenix area’s favorite destinations, is turning into a winter wonderland this holiday season. Together with World of Illumination, the leader in Christmas entertainment with the world’s largest animated holiday light show, the Farm is unveiling Christmas at Schnepf Farms-a new kind of holiday magic for the entire family.

Cabling Weak, Heavy Tree Branches Now Can Prevent Huge Costs Later

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heavy winds and rough weather can lead to trees splitting apart and dangerous falling limbs. The time and money it costs to clean up these disasters can be astronomical! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain why cabling a tree now can prevent huge costs in the long run.

Former POET and Domtar Executive Mark DeAndrea Joins BioTork as President and Chief Strategy Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industry Veteran Mark DeAndrea has been appointed as President & Chief Strategy Officer of BioTork. Mark’s recent operational leadership experience includes Vice President and Business Unit Leader for Domtar BioMaterials (advanced materials and performance chemicals innovation and commercialization) and Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for POET.

What is Pennsylvania and the Government Doing to Combat and Control the Spotted Lanternfly Invasion

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. Many homeowners are wondering what the government is doing to control the invasive insect. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what Pennsylvania is doing to combat Spotted Lanternfly.

Together, Six Farms Connect and Expand Farmland Conservation – A Reason to Celebrate!

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Farmland Trust (CFT) announces the conservation of six new farms in Merced County. Four adjacent farms have created a large area of closely protected farmland; while nearby two other properties join already previously protected areas

California Farmland Trust Earns National Recognition

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love and that feed them. Since 2004, California Farmland Trust (CFT) has been doing just that for the people of California.

ACE Home Services Providing Support for Urban Farm Program at St. Vincent De Paul’s 2019 Fall Festival

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the second edition of the Urban Farm Program at St. Vincent de Paul’s 2019 Fall Festival. ACE Home Services will be providing resources, supplies, and other benefits for the less fortunate in the society.

How to Remove and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn show homeowners how to remove and destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses in an instructional video.

5 Fall Warning Signs of Tree Problems

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tree service is needed for trees that change color too early or drop leaves prematurely. Most trees should be in full leaf and green through September; Giroud Tree and Lawn provides the top five Fall warning signs and actions Philadelphia homeowners can take to keep trees healthy and safe.