Hay Growing News

  • EPA to provide smart growth technical assistance to Hays, Kan.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the City of Hays, Kan., will receive technical assistance through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program. The announcement was made at the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in San Diego, Calif. The assistance will be delivered during a day-long community workshop to provide the city with ideas for ...

  • Vermeer Corporation and Kubota Canada Ltd. announce retail financing agreement

    Today, Vermeer Corporation unveiled an agreement with Kubota Canada Ltd. that offers Vermeer Forage Solutions Dealers in Canada the opportunity to sell forage equipment with retail financing provided by Kubota Canada Ltd. “Customers in Canada now have the opportunity to purchase Vermeer forage equipment with a financing option. This opportunity will further accessibility to both ...


    By Vermeer

  • A kaleidoscope of restorative food and farming programs at the 2011 bioneers conference

    As always, the 2011 Bioneers conference will highlight the growing edges of the global movement to transform our food systems. One major theme is Food and Education. Keynotes will include Karen Brown, Creative Director of the Center for Ecoliteracy, on "Revolutionizing K-12 Education with Sustainability in Mind," and Anim Steel, Director of National Programs at Boston's ...

  • Neste Oil expands its renewable raw material base with jathropha and camelina oils

    Neste Oil OyjPress release14 July 2011 at 3 pm (EET) Neste Oil expands its renewable raw material base with jathropha and camelina oils Neste Oil will expand the raw material base used to produce NExBTL renewable fuel with jatropha and camelina oils. By introducing these new raw ...


    By Neste

  • Clostridium difficile and HAIs Exposed in New Public Outreach Video

    Clostridium difficile, also known as C. diff, CDI and C. difficile, is a bacterium that may develop due to the prolonged use of antibiotics during healthcare treatment. C. diff infections cause diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions such as colitis.  It is a major culprit for healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and has been increasingly identified as ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • How companies develop great leaders: bloomberg businessweek compares ge and zappos

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek examines how companies create a culture of leadership even during crises, chaos, and an economic downturn, using GE and Zappos as case studies. Both were named among the 20 Best Companies for Leadership in a recent BusinessWeek/Hay Group survey, and the article particularly praises GE's leadership in keeping employees engaged in a changing corporate climate. To read the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Millercoors featured in new `on paper` sustainability series podcast

    NewPage Corporation announced today the upload of a new "On Paper" sustainability series podcast featuring Lisa Quezada, Sustainable Development Policy Manager for MillerCoors. The focus of the podcast is on the company's water stewardship efforts and its achievements around reducing waste to landfill. MillerCoors mission is to create America's best beer company by focusing on five key ...

  • Big society can help tackle ragwort risk

    Tackling Common Ragwort can be a practical example of the Big Society in action, Agriculture Minister Jim Paice said today. Tackling Common Ragwort can be a practical example of the Big Society in action, Agriculture Minister Jim Paice said today. With the Common Ragwort season in full bloom, Mr Paice is calling on landowners, local groups and nature-lovers to work together to ...

  • Reappointments to the chemical weapons convention national authority advisory committee

    Lord Hunt, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change, today confirmed the reappointment of Professor Alastair Hay, Dr David Faraday and Mr Douglas Leech to the CWC National Authority Advisory Committee (NAAC), for a further four years. The Minister said: 'I am pleased to confirm that Professor Hay, Dr Faraday and Mr Leech have all agreed to continue their commitment to the National ...


    By NDS, Inc.

  • Common invasive weed brings hay-fever allergies to Europe

    A surprising number of people in Europe are suffering from allergies caused by the common ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifolia, according to a recent study. The researchers recommend a co-ordinated European monitoring programme to track the spread of this invasive alien plant. The common ragweed is a native plant of North America, where it is a leading cause of hay-fever type allergies. Symptoms ...

  • New ORNL tool gets handle on cropland CO2 emissions

    For the first time, farmers have data that tracks at the county level on-site and off-site energy use and carbon dioxide emissions associated with growing crops in the United States. This information is vital for examining changes in cropland production and management techniques and could play an even bigger role as more land is devoted to bioenergy crops, said Oak Ridge National Laboratory's ...

  • Handling Pesticides Poses Asthma Risk for Farm Women

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - New research on farm women has shown that contact with some commonly used pesticides may increase their risk of allergic asthma. 'Farm women are an understudied occupational group,' said Jane Hoppin, Sc.D., of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and lead author of the study. 'More than half the women in our ...

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