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  • New Book Release Designing Urban Agriculture: A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscape

    In the past quarter century, food production has been pushed to the periphery of the city. Today the trend is to connect it back to the heart of the city and grow food in urban centers. This resurgence is in response to concerns about rising food prices, food miles, and the environment. Wiley today announced the ...


    By Wiley

  • Arizona’s Leading Public Adjusters to Exhibit at the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show

    Later this week, thousands of area residents will converge on the Arizona State Fairgrounds for the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show.  People will be coming to learn about ways they can improve the inside and outside of their homes and to meet special guests of the event, including celebrities Jonathan and Drew Scott from HGTV’s popular Property Brothers program. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Eijkelkamp worldwide distributor for PlantCare

    Eijkelkamp has signed an agreement with the Swiss company Plantcare. PlantCare develops and markets intelligent irrigation systems for agriculture and landscaping. Eijkelkamp will be responsible for the worldwide distribution of PlantCare’s Mini-Logger, a (wireless) sensor which records soil moisture and soil temperature, and the PlantControl D wireless data logger. ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • FINN Corporation further expands dealer base

    FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacturing of landscape and erosion control equipment, announces the addition of several full line dealers for its HydroSeeders, Bark Blowers, Straw Blowers, MTS, and FINN Consumables and TRU-Mulch material and product lines. The dealership arrangements are effective immediately and encompass Finn equipment sales, rentals, service and parts. Road ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Box-welded liners for Koi pond builds

    Box-welded liners are synonymous with Koi pond construction and formal garden landscape designs. They are the ideal choice for vertical sided ponds typically of circular, rectangular or square shape. Bespoke box-welded liners are also possible such as for rectangular designs incorporating a mid-circular shape. ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • FINN Corporation announces dealer expansion

    FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture of landscape and erosion control equipment, announces the addition of several full line dealers for its HydroSeeders®, Bark Blowers, and Straw Blowers product lines. The dealership arrangements are effective immediately and encompass Finn equipment sales, rentals, service and parts. Papé Machinery is now the Finn full line dealer that ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Alaska’s climate, soils, highlighted at meeting

    Alaska is the topic of two important presentations at this year’s Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL. The meeting is sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America. Media are invited to a showing of “Between Earth and ...

  • Fertilizer run-off killing Gulf of Mexico marine life

    Improved management of crops and perennials could go a long way toward alleviating the problem of hypoxia, which claims thousands of fish, shrimp and shellfish in the Gulf of Mexico each spring. An assessment by a team led by Virginia Dale of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Environmental Sciences Division concludes that low oxygen levels in water, or hypoxia, causes problems throughout the ...

  • Invasive Plant Listing

    A proposed new ASTM standard will describe the criteria and procedures by which to develop an invasive plant list for a specific geographic region and will serve as a foundation for creating such lists to support building codes and related applications. WK40773, Practice for Invasive Plant Listing, is being developed by Subcommittee E60.01 on Buildings and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Philippines Green City Project to attract Taiwan investment

    The President and CEO of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), Arnel Casanova, is searching for contributors to invest in the construction of the Green City at the heart of the Clark Special Economic Zone, which is proposed to comprise of 9,450-hectare and consist of five districts. In a recent interview in Manila (pictured right), Arnel Casanova expressed to the Taiwanese media ...


    By Climate Action

  • A new climate for the forest products industry

    The forest products sector holds an enormous stake in the coming economy defined by resource constraints, climate change policies, and shifting consumer values. What was once a simple business of turning trees into lumber and paper is now uniquely positioned—or exposed to—political and economic forces that are reshaping regulatory and market landscapes. Less than five percent of the world’s ...

  • Rejuvenating arid badlands: from barren slopes to living forest in 80 years

    A reforestation project has revitalised its surroundings just 80 years after its inception. In the late 1920s, the Saldaña badlands in northern Spain were a barren region, with a thin layer of intensely weathered soil, and only 5% vegetation cover. Now that cover has increased dramatically to 87%, the soil quality is improving, and the water flow in the area has stabilised, bringing ...

  • New John Deere Grading-Heel Buckets Offer

    John Deere is expanding its lineup of easy-to-use Worksite Pro attachments with the new grading-heel buckets. Specially designed for the new Small-Frame G-Series skid steers (312GR, ...


    By John Deere

  • New Mobile Version for jdparts.deere.com

    The innovative technology of smartphones, tablets and mobile devices allow farmers, ranchers, property owners, golf course managers, landscapers, and construction site managers to access information quickly and conveniently in the home, office, or field. To fully leverage this technology, John Deere announces a new mobile version of jdparts.deere.com. The new service allows customers to access ...


    By John Deere

  • ATG: Tyres in service of ‘flowering beauties’

    “Tulips from Amsterdam” have often been sung about, and indeed fields of flowering tulips characterise the Dutch landscape in spring time. Just as other high value crops, tulips require farmers to pay particular attention to the protection of plants and bulbs. That is why R&D engineers at ATG developed the Alliance Row Crop Radial. “These tyres offer superior protection for ...


    By Alliance Tire Group (ATG)

  • Dr. Michael Keyes of SCS to Speak at National Green Centre Conference about Sustainable Growing Practices and Veriflora

     SCS Global Services (www.scsglobalservices.com) will provide expert insights about sustainable growing practices at the National Green Centre Conference in St. Louis this January.  (Logo:  ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • A clean, healthy and safe human environment calls for strong policy today

    The Netherlands is still not fully prepared for the far-reaching chances in demography, climate, biodiversity and resource availability that may become reality over the coming decades. In order to achieve targets later, we need policy today. This cannot be done without a certain 'transition pain'. Director-General Maarten Hajer presented the Dutch version of the Assessment of the Human ...

  • New Fertilizer Rule Protects Florida`s Liquid Heart

    TALAHASSEE, Florida, August 30, 2007 (ENS) - The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today adopted a final rule limiting the phosphorus and nitrogen content in fertilizers for urban turf and lawns. The Urban Turf Fertilizer Rule will reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus applied in urban areas, limiting the amount of those compounds reaching Florida waters , including ...

  • Wildfire risk index: highlights human causes

    A new risk index allows areas to be identified which are most at risk of wildfires as a result of human activity. Understanding which factors affect the risk of humans causing wildfires could help inform strategies for fire prevention. Between 1980 and 2004, there were approximately 380,000 fires in Spain. The majority of these were caused by people, whether unintentionally or not. As well as ...

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