Latest News for: Best organic growers


Common Ground Fair will be held in person this fall

Bangor Daily News 07 May 2021
She said that organizers continue to plan the event and that she hopes to see volunteer interest to provide the best experience possible. The Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association has not announced when tickets will be available, but plan to hold the event September 24-26.

A New Snacking Sensation Debut - Nutchos

Killeen Daily Herald 11 Mar 2021
Now health conscious consumers will have a new tasty snack option over traditional tortilla chips ... The full range will be available from June 2021 for a SRP of $3.99 ... The family owned and operated company for over three generations is committed to providing natural, organic and minimally processed food by partnering with the best growers and farms.

Former Japan PM Shinzo Abe, S P Balasubramaniam conferred Padma Vibhushan; Tarun Gogoi, Paswan, honoured with Padma Bhushan

The Times of India 25 Jan 2021
NEW DELHI ... As many as 119 – including 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 awards – have been announced this year ... Sixteen awards were conferred posthumously. No Bharat Ratna was announced this year as well ... The list also includes Nanadro B Marak from Meghalaya's West Garo hills, who is known as one of the best organic black pepper grower ... .

100 years ago: Farm Bureau Exchange headed by strongest men in county

Red Bluff Daily News 18 Dec 2020
Robson, of Vina, a man of high standing in the state and county, is the first president of the organization. As vice president the organization has F ... Ellenwood, one of the best known and most successful sheep growers in the county, and president of the California Wool Growers’ Association.

Program offers support, education on organic farming

Seattle PI 02 Aug 2020
... of New Hampshire, through a program that promotes workforce development in the sector, is hoping the tours educate farmers and provides support for the best practices in organic farming.

Cheers, Canada! 13 local businesses delivering beer, wine and spirits

Toronto Sun 20 Jun 2020
A small-batch boutique winery with over 28,000 vines, Adamo Estate Winery focuses on organic and biodynamic practices. Starting with the best fruit from our estate, and from some of the top growers in Ontario, our fruit speaks for itself in our terroir-driven wines ... The best part of drinking wine is the discovery of it all.

Best plants for bees (but not for deer)

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 13 Mar 2020
30 minutes ago. Question ... Answer. Kudos to you for wanting to provide more nectar-foraging plants for bees ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4. Buy organically grown plants, if possible ... There’s evidence that they cause negative impacts to pollinator health, so it’s best to purchase from nurseries who do not treat with neonicotinoids or from certified organic growers.

Organic farming elbows through chips, soda for Super Bowl spot

Roll Call 31 Jan 2020
... growers with the financial cost of converting conventional farmland to USDA certified organic status ... She said the program is an outgrowth of “the best practices from the organic industry to reduce some of these barriers growers face when they want to transition.

NDSU sets Best of the Best meetings in eastern North Dakota

Wahpeton Daily News 28 Jan 2020
FARGO — Two Best of the Best in Wheat ... • Getting the best price you can ... The Best of the Best meetings are sponsored by the Minnesota and North Dakota wheat and soybean grower and checkoff organizations, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Extension and NDSU Extension.

Ditch the peat, keep the lawn: Ten steps to a greener garden in 2020

The Irish Times 11 Jan 2020
5 Source organic seeds ... The leaves of comfrey make an excellent organic liquid feed or soil-enriching mulch but it can be surprisingly difficult to source the sterile variety known as Bocking 14, which the famous organic grower Lawrence Hills recommended as one of the very best for this purpose.

Agronomic practices shared for hemp

Dispatch Argus 19 Oct 2019
Prohibition also has applied to research so there’s scarce scientific data on the best cultivars, planting dates, spacing, nutrient requirements, pest management and other agronomic issues for Midwestern growers ... And she's organizing a survey to learn which worked best for growers.

In the news today, Sept. 5

Canada Dot Com 05 Sep 2019
5. —— ... The No ... One of Canada’s oldest fall fairs is creating a buzz with its decision to award a prize for best home-grown marijuana. Bud Smith, the vice-president of the Cowichan Exhibition on Vancouver Island, says organizers decided to launch a best cannabis category to embrace legalization and celebrate their local pot growers ... .

U.S. supermarket wines are catching up with European counterparts

Longview News-Journal 27 Aug 2019
Kirkland Signature Bordeaux Supérieur 2016 (Bordeaux, $10), best quality; Kirkland Signature Asolo Prosecco NV (Italy, $10). best value ... Trader Joe's organic Grower's Reserve Merlot 2017 (California, $5), best quality; Trader Joe's Platinum Reserve Pinot Noir 2017 (Russian River Valley, $15), best quality.

Bear Extraction starts project to support community nonprofits

Times Standard 24 Aug 2019
Bear Extractions is a cannabis company focused on creating oils and resins as well as getting locally grown organic cannabis flower to the market ... If we can use money from Bear Extractions to educate cannabis growers and get some of them to convert to organic and to prevent pollution and conserve water, we are moving in the right direction.”.

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

Grist 20 Jul 2019
The 44-acre coffee plantation has been certified by international organizations for being sustainable, climate-friendly, and fair to its workers ... The slim profit margin of coffee farmers — even in good years — is further eroded by an obligatory fee that growers pay to Fedecafé, the nonprofit organization that partners with the Colombian government.