Agriculture News

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


Investigation Launched into ‘Sustainability’ of Controversial Logging Plans

PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) today announced that the growing controversy over Humboldt Redwood Co.’s (HRC’s) plans to log virgin forests at Rainbow Ridge stepped up a notch when auditors for the highly regarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced they will be reviewing the “sustainable” certification associated with two of the company’s key logging plans.

Mattole Residents file Grievance over Certification of HRC Ancient Forest Logging

PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) on Tuesday filed a formal grievance with SCS Global Services for certifying as sustainable a logging plan by Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC) on untouched, primary forests in the Mattole River watershed on Rainbow Ridge.

Two Arrested at Civil Disobedience Protest on Rainbow Ridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forests Forever, a non-profit forest protection advocacy group, today announced that five employees of Lear Asset Management, a security contractor for Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC), swept down on protesters camped near a logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed at about 5 a.m. yesterday (July 22).

Aeroscape Releases Flowering Shrub Selection Guide for Landscape Design in Utah

MIDVALE, Utah, July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aeroscape Property Maintenance & Landscaping has released the following reference guide for selecting flowering shrubs for Utah landscape design. Because Utah is a challenging environment for flowering shrubs-the arid climate, the hot, full-summer sun, winters with heavy snowfall, and a wide variety of soil qualities and composition all can be factors impacting the health of these plants.

The Seidel Diesel Group Welcomes Jaime Rogan as Marketing Manager

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is pleased to announce that Jaime Rogan has been named Marketing Manager for the company. Her responsibilities in this new role include directing marketing strategies and programs and developing branding for all SDG affiliates.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces New US Campaign with Charles Communications

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. announces that Charles Communications Associates (CCA) is now their agency of record for the United States. The Consortium is a private body created to represent vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Conegliano Valdobbiadene and to safeguard the standards of the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance.

Wine Lovers and Community Invited to Winegrowers Festival at The Farm

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association today announced its 2017 lineup of vineyards for the Festival at the Farm, Saturday, November 11. The event will offer various wine tastings, displays and food from Arizona restaurants and retailers. Discussions will focus on how wine growers engage customers in their brands and enhance the shopping experience through innovation, technology and techniques for meeting evolving consumer preferences.

Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) Elected New Board Members

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) has announced the election and the re-election of members to its Board of Directors and officers for term through 2018. AWGA is governed by 8 growers in three districts who serve 1 or 2 year terms.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards Wine Tasting Room Grand Opening in Willcox, AZ

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) is officially opening its gates and inviting the public to join them on September 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Willcox tasting room, located at 4923 E. Arzberger Road. The grand opening will feature wine flights, wines or sangria by the glass, small bites pairings and a local pistachio farmer

DayStar Books Introduces New Website to Keep Gardeners Informed on Tips and Techniques to Reduce Consumer Gardening Prices

DETROIT, Mich., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DayStar Books has launched a new website and companion eBook offering lesser known tips and techniques to consumers on factors affecting gardening prices entitled “Eastern Market Flower Deals.”

Impending Implementation of California’s 2018 Business-critical Cannabis Regulations to be Addressed at Upcoming San Diego Cannabis Business Expo

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MJIC, Inc., the leading provider of cannabis regulatory compliance solutions and services, media, investor capital and supply chain distribution, announced today that it expects to sell out for its upcoming third Annual Cannabis Business Expo, March 5 – 8, 2017 in San Diego, California.

‘Certification of Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Store Overseas’ Information Session

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In San Francisco on February 27, 2017 the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan will hold briefing sessions and exchange meetings aimed at promoting understanding of this system and expanding the number of supporter store certifications for restaurants and retail stores, Japan Products Promotions announced today.

Here is a great holiday gift for anyone on the Treasure Coast of Florida – except for Weeds!

FORT PIERCE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for that holiday gift or present for the homeowner dealing with weed problems on the Treasure Coast? A weed-free garden, patio, walkway or driveway does not have to come at a high cost to the environment. Doctor Kirchner Natural Weed Killer is your non-toxic, biodegradable, sustainable weed killer solution.

Napa Citizens Rally to Halt Walt Ranch Deforestation and Development Project!

NAPA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napa County citizens and Defenders of East Napa Watersheds will rally in front of the County Administration Building at noon on Friday, November 18, 2016, Forests Forever announced today. This occasion is the first day of hearings on the appeal against the Walt Ranch project.

Sambrailo Packaging is Helping CCOF-Certified Growers Promote ‘Certified Organic’

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states “Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables” on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.

Baldor Specialty Foods and Whole Foods Market Inc. Announce The Baldor Forager Launch at New Williamsburg Store

HUNTS POINT, N.Y., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baldor Specialty Foods, the premier ingredient source for NYC’s best chefs, today announced a collaboration with Whole Foods Market’s Northeast Region that will make the company’s selection of unique culinary items available to home cooks for the first time through an in-store, digital kiosk called The Baldor Forager which will launch exclusively on July 26 in coordination with the grand opening of Whole Food Market Williamsburg.

iFOS Awarded Contract to Provide NIFA with Audit Resolution and Grant Award Close Out Advisory Support Services

COLUMBIA, Md., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS), an emerging provider of innovative financial consulting and staff augmentation services for the Federal Government, received a contract award to provide grant audit resolution and close out advisory support services to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA’s), Office of Grants and Financial Management (OGFM).

Project EverGreen’s ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Announces Disk Golf Course Project for Belle Plaine Park

BELLE PLAINE, Minn., April 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to Court Square Park in Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

Cure4Hunger to Unveil New Agricultural Technology Earth Day Weekend at Inaugural Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles’ historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger’s (C4H) new agricultural technology, the ‘Gravity Gardens.’

Food Philippines brings social enterprises to 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen Philippine companies are participating in this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) slated at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, January 17-19, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center Silicon Valley announced today. Each with an advocacy at the heart of its business, these companies bring with them narratives of the people, places, and practices incidental and instrumental to their production.

LeaseAccelerator to Host Educational Webinar on New Lease Accounting Standards

GREAT FALLS, Va., Nov. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Equipment Lease Management Software, announced today that it will be hosting a webinar on the forthcoming Lease Accounting Standard changes. The company’s experts have been closely monitoring the latest proposals and comments on both FASB 842 and IFRS 16.

Manufacturing Impact Recognized by State and Local Officials

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a visit to Altec, Inc. in Osceola, Iowa last month, Governor Terry Branstad doubled up the perception of positive manufacturing growth throughout Southern Iowa. Quickly following up an agribusiness / manufacturing visit to the community from Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, the feeling in Osceola and surrounding communities is recent manufacturing growth is making a significant impact.

New Website is Go-to Guide for Legal Marijuana in Denver

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The complete online directory to Denver’s marijuana scene is now live on the internet. Denver Weed features the definitive array of businesses that sell and grow marijuana on the Front Range, as well as original reporting of marijuana related news. The site also features events, maps, specials, surveys and links to jobs in the marijuana industry.

Iowa Ag Sec. Northey Sees Business Standing Strong Through Soft Ag Market

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Sept. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey made a stop at Salford USA in Osceola, Iowa Wednesday afternoon. Taking time from his busy schedule, Secretary Northey wanted to make sure he continued his discussions with agribusiness professionals and hear, firsthand, the issues they face during the downturn in the Ag market.

Mulch Manufacturing Inc. Selects Katz Marketing Solutions as Marketing Agency-of-Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mulch Manufacturing Inc., a leader in packaged mulch manufacturing and distribution, announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide brand marketing strategy and brand expansion services.

Eco-Friendly Sprinkler Systems Save Water and Avoid Drought Violations

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sprinkler Repair Guy keeps customers green by being green. How? They set customers up with automated sprinkler systems that are 100 percent water efficient and ensure that residential and commercial customers are not in violation of California drought violations.

420+ Acres: The ‘Ponderosa’ of Florida, Russell Cattle Ranch to be auctioned Saturday, May 2

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The famous Russell Cattle Ranch, a 420+ acres working cattle ranch in Bonifay in north Florida just minutes from I-10, will be auctioned May 2 in a special ‘retirement auction,’ Auction Company of America announced today.

‘SWEET SUCCESS’ honored in Annual Axiom Business Book Awards

PINEHURST, N.C., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foursome Press is pleased to announce ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN: 9780990599500) by Doug Lapins has been awarded a silver medal by the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards, which honor the year’s best business books, their authors, and publishers.

PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco Announces $45 Million Capital Raise for Clear Currents

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

Food Philippines highlights the health benefits of coconut products at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, in partnership with the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the Philippine participation at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 11-13, 2015.

New ‘Peon’ Device Makes Water from Thin Air; Feeding Plants in an Innovative New Conservation Effort

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While Peon may look like an inconspicuous little plastic frog, he is about to make a vital contribution to global conservation efforts, by watering plants using water – well – out of thin air. It’s all thanks to Canada’s Waterator Industries Inc., who are pioneering a new use for Atmospheric Water Generation. With less than 3 percent of the world’s water being drinkable, the device will save the precious stuff coming out of taps from being used for a non-consumable purpose.

Milk Jugs and Marijuana: The first recycled and recyclable packaging manufactured specifically for the legal cannabis industry

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the estimated 287,279 pounds of legal marijuana that will be sold in Colorado this year and the millions of containers used to package it, Higher Standard Packaging of Denver announced today the introduction of the first eco-friendly containers composed of FDA-approved, recycled milk jug plastic and manufactured specifically for the marijuana industry.

Alegria Fresh Expands Hydroponic Vertical Farm at Bell Gardens High School; Southern California’s First Working Vertical Farm on a High School Campus

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh announced today the expansion of the hydroponic vertical farm at Bell Gardens High School, Southern California’s first working vertical farm on a high school campus. The farm, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, will be completed with Phase 2, a high efficiency organic food production system using GardenSoxx(R).

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership to feature Garden Debut The Rising Sun Redbud PP21451

PARK HILL, Okla., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two hundred The Rising Sun(TM) Redbuds PP21451, from Greenleaf Nursery and Garden Debut(R), are to be planted in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Tree Planting Project. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership will host a Living Legacy Tree Planting Project ceremony on Sunday, June 29 at 2:30 p.m., at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Leesburg, Va., to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

Cool Works Provides Recommendations for Scoring a Last Minute Summer Job

GARDINER, Mont., May 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cool Works, the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, today released a list of recommendations for job seekers hoping to score last-minute summer employment. While most adventure destination employers are currently staffed, Cool Works states there a good number still filling last minute vacancies or increasing staff to meet business demands.

Alegria Fresh Launches Drought Resistant Farm of the Future at the Orange County Great Park

IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, announced today the launch of the ‘Farm of the Future’ hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx(R).

Plant a Tree in Ireland with Ever Irish Gifts

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever Irish Gifts, an e-commerce site, today announced a distinctive way to celebrate a loved one’s birthday, anniversary or marriage or to memorialize someone’s life – plant a tree in Ireland in their honor or memory.

Plants Show very Heavy Increase in Growth and Production with Live-Silver

POMONA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marvin Robey, spokesman for Live-Silver, announced today that tests made by Live-Silver of Pomona, Calif. indicate plants grown hydroponically, as well as in soil, indicate annual plants grow to twice the height and width of control plants when 2 percent of Live-Silver’s new supercharged colloidal silver is added to the standard nutrients.

Theodore Myles' Christmas Angel Network Delivers Door-to-Door Trees, Fundraising Opportunity and Charity for the Holiday Season

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christmastime brings the warm waft of evergreens in the air. But for anyone who has ever stacked a six-foot Fraser Fir on the roof of a car, sometimes the transporting of that wondrous pine scent can be more than challenging. With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.

Orange County Great Park and Orange County Produce, LLC Partner to Donate Food to Local Food Banks and Kitchens

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County Produce and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, continues its ‘Parks without Borders’ program by offering fresh food to Orange County’s local food banks and soup kitchens. On most weekends, a group of volunteers are invited to harvest all they can to prepare and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to those they serve. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.