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  • Confronting Labor Exploitation in the Developed World

    Seasonal Pressure and Migrant Labor The toys and gifts traditionally exchanged during the holiday season are produced year-round, often in countries where labor standards come under regular scrutiny. In developed countries, however, while not usually considered a high exploitation risk, production of seasonal items and, in particular, items with short shelf lives puts great pressure on ...


    By SGS

  • Morbark Expands Worldwide Network for Tree Care Products and Boxer Equipment

    Morbark, Inc., continues to expand its dealer and distributor network domestically and internationally for its tree care products as well as the Boxer® line of compact utility loaders. The most recent additions to the Morbark dealer network are as follows: Bobcat of New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware Growers Equipment Co., with three locations covering Broward, Miami-Dade and ...


  • Root hydraulic conductance linked to trees` post-transplant recovery

    Survival of field-grown trees grown for transplanting into landscapes depends on many factors, such as transplant timing and tree size. Species-specific characteristics also contribute to trees' ability to withstand and survive environmental stresses. In a newly published study researchers report on the relationship between tree roots' hydraulic conductance -- the roots' ability to take up water ...

  • Morbark Signs Cubex, Ltd., as Tree Care Products Dealer

    Morbark, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tree care, forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling equipment, is pleased to announce it has signed a contract adding Cubex, Ltd., as the exclusive Morbark tree care products dealer for Manitoba, Quebec and portions of Ontario, Canada. Cubex will handle Morbark tree care sales for Ontario in and west of Thunder Bay. With more than 40 years of industry ...


  • Mahua trees and Pongamia trees In India

    we have small farm of 3 acres. i have planted mahua trees and Pongamia trees after i got failure in Jatropha.India , the growing jatropha isa total failure. Jatropha will take more water and it has got toxic effects on the fruits and oil cake is with Phorbol esters which is highly toxic. so we have dropped Jatropha instead we have adopted Mahua and pongamia trees which are so native to India. D1 ...

  • Tree Donations Reforest Devastated Areas from Hurricanes and Drought

    Resource Environmental Solutions (RES), founded in Baton Rouge, a national ecological restoration company, with operations in Louisiana, Texas, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, donated 2,500 live oak and cypress trees throughout 57 parishes in Louisiana including Orleans and surrounding parishes, announced CEO Elliott Bouillion. With the unanimous passing of HCR86 on May 8, 2013, RES ...

  • Vermeer receives 2013 NAEDA Dealer’s Choice Award

    In March, the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) released its 2013 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey and inaugural Dealer’s Choice awards. Vermeer Corporation received the top overall rating in this survey and was awarded “Dealer’s Choice” in the Ag/Shortline Manufacturer category. “We are honored to have achieved the highest score in the recent ...


    By Vermeer

  • Chronic droughts may be the `New Normal` in Pacific Northwest: OSU

    Researchers at Oregon State University have found that the chronic drought that struck western North America from 2000 to 2004 was the strongest in 800 years, but predict that such drought conditions may become the "new normal" in coming decades. In a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Brick kiln emissions affect crop yields, study finds

    Hydrogen fluoride emissions from brick kilns have been found to damage trees and crops in new studies conducted by an international team of scientists in the Peshawar area of northern Pakistan. Peshawar has 450 brick kilns and hydrogen fluoride is also released by factories making aluminium, ceramics, and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Introducing Vermeer™ Net and Rebel™ Net from Vermeer Corporation

    Today, Vermeer Corporation introduces the newest partner in its forage product line with Vermeer brand netwrap – Vermeer™ Net, available for 4’ and 5’ balers, and Rebel™ net, designed for Vermeer Rebel® Series Balers. Featuring superior net strength for ultimate bale protection, Vermeer brand netwrap is produced in a unique green, black and white color scheme for ...


    By Vermeer

  • Introducing Vermeer Net and Rebel Net from Vermeer Corporation

    Today, Vermeer Corporation introduces the newest partner in its forage product line with Vermeer brand netwrap – Vermeer Net, available for 4’ and 5’ balers, and Rebel net, designed for Vermeer Rebel® Series Balers. Featuring superior net strength for ultimate bale protection, Vermeer brand netwrap is produced in a unique green, black and white color scheme for easy ...


    By Vermeer

  • Trees near homes boost incomes, sequester carbon

    A form of small-holder agroforestry in which trees are planted around the home, maximising the land left available for cash crops, may prove the best balance between sequestering carbon and making money by ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • SavATree Focuses on the Science of Tree Care

    In the wake of Hurricane Irene many homeowners and property managers are paying closer attention to their trees and wondering what, if anything, can be done to minimize tree-related storm damage in the future. While there are a number of steps that can be taken to strengthen and prepare your trees (pruning, cabling and bracing, insect control) SavATree recommends that homeowners also take a ...


  • IKEA, along with american forests, continues the success of its `plant a tree program`; together they have planted 1.9 million trees across America

    Why? Because planting trees will help to clean the air and cool the globe. Since 1998, IKEA US, in partnership with American Forests, has been dedicated to improving the lives of many people through its national in-store 'Plant A Tree' program, a campaign that asks customers to donate $1 to plant one tree. These contributions, together with money donated by IKEA, have resulted in the raising of ...

  • Mosquito Spraying Set for Delaware County, Pennsylvania on Aug. 23

    NORRISTOWN, Pa., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 23, in portions of Haverford Township, Delaware County, to control adult mosquito ...

  • Himfr.com: Dell's Second-quarter Net Profit Increased 63%

    According to the recent research of Himfr.com Dell's latest quarterly earnings report was released on Tuesday. Its second-quarter net profit is $ 890 million, an increase of 63% compared with the same period of last year. Dell's second-quarter revenue is $ 15.6 billion, an increase of 1% compared with the same period of last year. The analysts of Himfr.com (http://www.himfr.com/company/) analyze ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Mosquito Spraying Set for Northumberland County on Aug. 17

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 17, in portions of the City of Sunbury, Northumberland Borough and West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito ...

  • Mosquito Spraying Set for Delaware County on Aug. 16

    NORRISTOWN, Pa., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 16, in portions of Upper and Lower Chichester townships, Delaware County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the ...

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