Pest Control: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous plants, insects, or other animals. This includes control of plants that serve as habitats or food sources for animal pests.Tulipa: A plant genus of the family LILIACEAE. Members contain tuliposides and tulipalins and have been associated with allergic contact dermatitis in florists.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Animal Feed: Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of animals.Swine: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).Humulus: A plant genus in the CANNABACEAE family. Best known for the buds of Humulus lupulus L. used in BEER.Organothiophosphates: Carbon-containing thiophosphoric acid derivatives. Included under this heading are compounds that have carbon bound to either SULFUR atom, or the OXYGEN atom of the SPO3 core structure.Crops, Agricultural: Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)6-Phytase: An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of myo-inositol hexakisphosphate and water to 1L-myo-inositol 1,2,3,4,5-pentakisphosphate and orthophosphate. EC 3.1.3.26.Captan: One of the phthalimide fungicides.Yeast, Dried: The dry cells of any suitable strain of SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE or CANDIDA. It can be obtained as a by-product from the brewing of beer or by growing on media not suitable for beer production. Dried yeast serves as a source of protein and VITAMIN B COMPLEX.Pesticides: Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.Digestion: The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.Fragaria: A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.Mycobacterium: A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. Most species are free-living in soil and water, but the major habitat for some is the diseased tissue of warm-blooded hosts.Weight Gain: Increase in BODY WEIGHT over existing weight.Soybeans: An annual legume. The SEEDS of this plant are edible and used to produce a variety of SOY FOODS.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Zea mays: A plant species of the family POACEAE. It is a tall grass grown for its EDIBLE GRAIN, corn, used as food and animal FODDER.Fungicides, Industrial: Chemicals that kill or inhibit the growth of fungi in agricultural applications, on wood, plastics, or other materials, in swimming pools, etc.Carbadox: An antibacterial agent that has been used in veterinary practice for treating swine dysentery and enteritis and for promoting growth. However, its use has been prohibited in the UK following reports of carcinogenicity and mutagenicity. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p125)Random Allocation: A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.Meat: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.Agricultural Workers' Diseases: Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.Phosphorus, Dietary: Phosphorus used in foods or obtained from food. This element is a major intracellular component which plays an important role in many biochemical pathways relating to normal physiological functions. High concentrations of dietary phosphorus can cause nephrocalcinosis which is associated with impaired kidney function. Low concentrations of dietary phosphorus cause an increase in calcitriol in the blood and osteoporosis.Vitis: A plant genus in the family VITACEAE, order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae. It is a woody vine cultivated worldwide. It is best known for grapes, the edible fruit and used to make WINE and raisins.Pest Control, Biological: Use of naturally-occuring or genetically-engineered organisms to reduce or eliminate populations of pests.Nutritive Value: An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Blood Urea Nitrogen: The urea concentration of the blood stated in terms of nitrogen content. Serum (plasma) urea nitrogen is approximately 12% higher than blood urea nitrogen concentration because of the greater protein content of red blood cells. Increases in blood or serum urea nitrogen are referred to as azotemia and may have prerenal, renal, or postrenal causes. (From Saunders Dictionary & Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984)Phosphorus: A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.Dietary Proteins: Proteins obtained from foods. They are the main source of the ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS.Body Composition: The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.Plant Diseases: Diseases of plants.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Nitrogen: An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.Housing, AnimalEating: The consumption of edible substances.Weaning: Permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Fruit: The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.Ileum: The distal and narrowest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between the JEJUNUM and the ILEOCECAL VALVE of the LARGE INTESTINE.Lycopersicon esculentum: A plant species of the family SOLANACEAE, native of South America, widely cultivated for their edible, fleshy, usually red fruit.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Vegetables: A food group comprised of EDIBLE PLANTS or their parts.Feces: Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.Lysine: An essential amino acid. It is often added to animal feed.Blood Cell Count: The number of LEUKOCYTES and ERYTHROCYTES per unit volume in a sample of venous BLOOD. A complete blood count (CBC) also includes measurement of the HEMOGLOBIN; HEMATOCRIT; and ERYTHROCYTE INDICES.Dietary Supplements: Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.CaliforniaPlant Leaves: Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)Amino Acids: Organic compounds that generally contain an amino (-NH2) and a carboxyl (-COOH) group. Twenty alpha-amino acids are the subunits which are polymerized to form proteins.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Adipose Tissue: Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white.Dose-Response Relationship, Drug: The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
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Stemilt Growers. Retrieved 18 November 2015. Nelson, Andrea. "SugarBee causes a buzz". Good Fruit Grower. Retrieved 7 July 2017 ... Apple growers in New Zealand's South Island have begun growing Honeycrisp to supply consumers during the US off-season. The ...
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Pepin Heights established a 45-member grower's cooperative (47 as of 2011) named Next Big Thing. The apple could not be grown ... "Next Big Thing is new co-op for marketing MN1914 apple". Fruit Growers News. Great American Media Services. October 2006. ... In 2006, Pepin Heights Orchards formed a cooperative of 45 growers named Next Big Thing, appointed Pepin Heights Orchards owner ... "Litigants settle SweeTango dispute". Fruit Growers News. Great American Media Services. November 2011. Retrieved 18 January ...
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ISBN 978-1-4757-5514-5. "Conversion (MH<-->HPS)". Growers House. Growers House. Retrieved 2015-12-15. "Frequently Asked ... A grower can run an HPS conversion bulb on a MH ballast, or a MH conversion bulb on a HPS ballast. The difference between the ... Growers use these fixtures for propagating and vegetatively growing plants under the metal halide, then switching to a high- ... Because their light mimics the color spectrum of the sun, some growers find that plants look more pleasing under a metal halide ...
"Carol Kicinski Pistachio Recipes". American Pistachio Growers. Retrieved 23 October 2013. "Southeast Natural Products Expo". ...
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"Shareholders". National Growers Register. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 10 May 2008. "Who We Are". ABB ... In 2004, ABB merged with the South Australian storage and handling company AusBulk and the holding company United Grower ...
"Allied Grape Growers: Past and Present" (PDF). Allied Grape Growers. Retrieved October 27, 2016. Louis Petri; Ruth Telser ( ... Louis Petri continued to head both the Petri Wine operation and the Allied Grape Growers. Petri Wine sponsored the popular ... The Petri Wine company was also instrumental in founding the Allied Grape Growers, an organization devoted to stabilizing grape ... In 1968, soon after purchasing United Vintners from Louis Petri, Allied Grape Growers agreed to sell United Vintners, including ...
Producing the mastic resin is a whole-year process for the local growers. The harvest is known as kentos and takes place from ... This cleaning process is performed by hand and is regulated by the legislative framework of the Mastic Growers' Association. In ... Founded in 1938, the Chios Gum Mastic Growers Association (Ένωση Μαστιχοπαραγωγών Χίου), abbreviated CGMGA, is a secondary ... ISBN 978-960-89048-9-7. "Mastiha Growers Association". www.gummastic.gr. Retrieved 2016-06-20. Evgenia Choros. "Chios Mastic ...
Western Growers Association. Retrieved 5 March 2017. "Biography". Senator Bill Dodd. Retrieved 2017-11-23. White, Jeremy B. ( ...
Lehnert, R. (January 15, 2011). "Firm seeks approval for transgenic apple". Good Fruit Grower. Archived from the original on ... Milkovich, M. (April 29, 2011). "Non-browning apples cause controversy". Fruit Growers News. James Vincent (19 January 2017). " ...
Bulbs from the South African growers usually put up a scape and leaves at the same time (synanthous). Of the many hybrids, the ... In 1946, two Dutch growers moved to South Africa and began cultivation there. Although most cultivars of Hippeastrum come from ... Joseph's Lily". San Marcos Growers. Retrieved 2013-12-20. IBS 2014, Hippeastrum (?) x johnsoni Veitch, James Herbert (2011). ...
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Most shellfish growers have observed effects of ocean acidification on their businesses. In a survey of 86 shellfish growers ... "NVS : Shellfish Growers". nvs.nanoos.org. Retrieved 2017-03-15. Mabardy, R. A., Conway, F. D. L., Waldbusser, G. G., Olsen, C. ... "NOAA, partners provide real-time ocean acidification data to Pacific coast shellfish growers". www.noaanews.noaa.gov. Retrieved ... Spatial and temporal variations in ocean chemistry require continual adaptation, and shellfish growers are subject to greater ...
In 1964, Tom Mathison founded Stemilt Growers and began packing fruit for other growers. In 1975, Mathison built a new packing ... "Frequently Asked Questions - Answers - Stemilt". Stemilt Growers. Retrieved 28 August 2009. Official website Stemilt Growers ... Stemilt Growers is a family-owned tree fruit growing, packing and shipping company based in Wenatchee, Washington. Stemilt is ... "Stemilt Growers. Inc". Answers.com. Retrieved 28 August 2009. "Honeycrisp Apples - a crowd favorite". www.stemilt.com. ...
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Florida fruit and vegetable growers are pressing for changes. All sides are trying to make their voices heard as negotiators ... Fruit and vegetable growers are pushing for a clause in the trade deal that makes it easier to launch a lawsuit against ... We worked hard to build domestic and export markets," said Mark Recker, president of the Iowa Corn Growers Association, who ... unlike some corn growers and ranchers, who have benefited from the deal and prefer it to remain as it is. ...
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Without the exports, the growers would be dead.'' Citrus is an $8 billion industry supporting 100,000 jobs in Florida ... Exports [are) really where the growers are seeing the higher returns,'' said Sean Dougherty, director of government ... Without the exports, the growers would be dead.. Citrus is an $8 billion industry supporting 100,000 jobs in Florida. ... Exports [are) really where the growers are seeing the higher returns, said Sean Dougherty, director of government affairs at ...
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The sawmill at the remote village of Mapajo was set up under a US$3 million a year project run by FAO to persuade coca growers ... Deep in the heart of the Bolivian rain forest, an FAO project is helping former coca growers find legal ways to make a living ...
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Our Saturday market runs year-round, in summer held in a beautiful field surrounded by open space and the vines of the Newport Vineyard and Winery. As it gets too chilly outside, the market moves indoors Nov- Mid May to the newly renovated Newport Vineyard and Winery. Now in its 22nd season our market has 20 regular vendors, guest artisans and live music every week. Pick up your groceries and head inside for wine tasting.
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  • Mexican and US officials have discussed a "systems approach" to permit some Mexican growers to ship avocados to midwestern and northeastern US states where they pose no danger to Florida or California orchards. (csmonitor.com)
  • When they got started as Minto Island Growers back in 2008, they were carrying the ideas and ideals they had developed during some fairly radical ecology and economic studies abroad coupled with a one-season internship at a free-thinking California farm. (motherearthnews.com)
  • There are a few states now, I haven't seen it impact us yet, but we are concerned because some growers with enormous greenhouse facilities in California or Colorado or perhaps in Oregon are saying, 'Is this the best crop I can grow, these flowers for all these florists around the country? (foxbusiness.com)
  • One positive hope for California growers this year is that Easter, a traditionally strong demand period for asparagus for holiday meals, falls on April 20, past the usual end of Mexico's growing season. (recordnet.com)
  • The following sketch was based in part on a much longer article, Twenty Years of CRFG: How We Got There , by C.T. Kennedy , which appeared in the 1988 Yearbook of the California Rare Fruit Growers, pp. 3-17. (crfg.org)
  • California Rare Fruit Growers traces its beginnings to a telephone call received in November 1966 by Paul Thomson in Bonsall, Calif. from John Riley of Santa Clara, Calif. The telephone call call led to a meeting at the Thomson home, and later a visit to Thomson's orchard in Vista, where mangoes, litchis and longans were mature and producing fruit. (crfg.org)
  • With the Advisory from U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control announcements on November 20th and November 26th, the Trade Practices Department of Western Growers has fielded many calls from shippers on sales contract implications, rights, responsibilities and payment of fulfilled shipments. (wga.com)
  • As we celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow and begin to phase out 2018 and welcome the new year, there will be some changes also taking place here in the Western Growers Trade Practices and Commodity Services department. (wga.com)
  • Members have relied on information from Western Growers when they're in a pinch - trusting in our team's vast experience working with the produce industry, the DRC, CDFA, USDA and PACA to save them millions of dollars over the years. (wga.com)
  • Following recent reports that San Luis Reservoir is at its lowest level in 27 years - just 10 percent of its two million acre-feet capacity - Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif took the opportunity to pen an open letter to President Obama and Governor Brown reminding them of the role their agencies have played in dumping one million acre-feet of water out to the ocean this year. (wga.com)
  • On August 9, 2016, Western Growers submitted comments to the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) opposing proposed regulatory changes allowing for the importation of lemons from northwest Argentina into the continental United States. (wga.com)
  • On August 25, Western Growers, in partnership with the Produce Marketing Association and the United Fresh Produce Association, will host a free webinar briefing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on this tool. (wga.com)
  • Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live. (wga.com)
  • The labeling agreement, which was formalized on Sunday after intensive talks between FDA officials and industry leaders, is supported by all the major produce industry groups, including the United Fresh Produce Association, Produce Marketing Association and Western Growers. (politico.com)
  • It was made after he met officials of Afubra, the Brazilian member (and one of the founders) of the International Tobacco Growers Association, whose links with the multinational tobacco companies are well established. (bmj.com)
  • Some 300 people, including a few medical marijuana entrepreneurs from Canada and the U.S. state of Colorado, assembled at a conference center in downtown Kingston to officially launch the Ganja Future Growers and Producers Association. (yahoo.com)
  • The informal association of Backyard Fruit Growers began in 1990 as an exchange of information for amateurs and others in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, who wish to produce excellent fruit for the family, and to respect the backyard environment. (upenn.edu)
  • Taiwan Orchid Growers Association secretary-general Tseng Chun-pi (曾俊弼) visited the municipality of Mogi das Cruzes in the state of Sao Paulo earlier this week, where he talked about orchid growing and business management with Brazilian growers of Japanese descent. (taipeitimes.com)
  • In Baden-Wuerttemberg, a federal German state bordering Switzerland, a top quality 2m tree of the sought-after Nordmann Fir type costs about 40 to 50 euros (US$54 to US$67), while a lower-quality tree retails for 32 euros, according to the region's Association for Christmas Tree Growers. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Denmark has about 3,500 growers of Christmas trees and greenery that produce 12 million trees annually, most of which are Nordmann Firs for export, according to the Danish Christmas Tree Growers Association. (taipeitimes.com)
  • You have to keep digging-a full six pages into your search-before you come to Google's listing of the U.S. Apple Association , the advocacy group representing American apple growers, distributors, packers, shippers, retailers and equipment manufacturers. (popularmechanics.com)
  • We are changing or name back to the Oregon Medical Marijuana Patients, Growers and Caregivers Association. (meetup.com)
  • Stephen A. Antig, executive director of the Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association, Inc. (PBGEA), said in an interview last week that such trials pose a danger to the country's second-biggest agricultural export commodity as "it might send a wrong signal to the markets where we sell our bananas. (bworldonline.com)
  • Grower Roy Brown estimated that he lost about half his peach crop in the weekend freezes, but he said his strawberries had held up. (cnbc.com)
  • Cotton and rice growers were the biggest subsidy takers, receiving 25% of the irrigation water and 92% of the crop subsidies in the system, EWG says. (ewg.org)
  • Ordinarily when exotic pests come into Australia the protocol has been to rapidly destroy the crop as soon as you can and pay compensation to the grower who through no fault of their own has had this happen to them. (abc.net.au)
  • If you use this Magic Mushroom Growers Guide to produce a crop of mushrooms, we would love to hear about your experience. (lycaeum.org)
  • Roundtables will kick off with a 15-minute grower presentation then an open discussion about crop production, pest management, varieties, marketing, etc. (uvm.edu)
  • Poinsettias are native to tropical forests of Mexico and Central America, so growers must heat their greenhouses to about 75 degrees during the day and 67 at night in order to grow the crop in the United States' temperate climate. (purdue.edu)
  • Another perk for growers from the large crop was that any unharvested pumpkins will help protect the soil for incoming, or rotation, crops such as corn and soybeans, experts said. (reuters.com)
  • In Ontario, flower producers discarded about 40 per cent of their Easter crop, according to Flowers Canada Growers. (thestar.com)
  • WASHINGTON (April 24, 2012)-The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is urging Americans to eat substantially more fruits and vegetables, but its crop insurance and credit programs handicap produce growers and instead promote commodity crops that are disproportionately used in heavily processed junk food, according to a report released today during a conference call held by the Union of Concerned Scientists. (ucsusa.org)
  • San Joaquin County asparagus growers report an abundant, high-quality crop of the signature spring vegetable, but they are struggling to get their product into a market flooded by cheap asparagus from Mexico. (recordnet.com)
  • Florida fruit growers readied for another blast of freezing temperatures Sunday after escaping the previous two icy nights with only minor damage to their multibillion-dollar crops. (cnbc.com)
  • Reuters) - Monsanto Co. on Monday won another round in a legal battle with U.S. organic growers as an appeals court threw out the growers' efforts to stop the company from suing farmers if traces of its patented biotech genes are found in crops. (reuters.com)
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a previous ruling that found organic growers had no reason to try to block Monsanto from suing them as the company had pledged it would not take them to court if biotech crops accidentally mix in with organics. (reuters.com)
  • To help urban farmers succeed, Sun Gro Horticulture, North America's largest supplier to professional and greenhouse growers, launched a line of products specifically for consumable crops. (prweb.com)
  • A regular visitor to the site would know of the threat caused to mid-Atlantic apple growers by the brown marmorated stink bug ($37 million in lost crops last year), might have stumbled across the recipe of the month (a refreshing apple sangria) and would learn of the many health benefits of apples (full of fiber, plus lots of antioxidants in the skin of the fruit). (popularmechanics.com)
  • Just as a grower, the dog just doesn't hunt anymore," said Edward Zuckerman, chief executive of Zuckerman Family Farms, which produces a wide variety of crops and turf grass in the Delta. (recordnet.com)
  • The state's climate is perfect for growing marijuana, and growers produced bumper crops. (insurancejournal.com)
  • The National Corn Growers Association's Ann ual Report for the 2019 fiscal year is now available. (ncga.com)
  • CALGARY , Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Sundial Growers Inc. (thestreet.com)
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP ('Scott+Scott'), an international shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, reminds investors that a federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Sundial Growers Inc. (thestreet.com)
  • Law Offices of Howard G. Smith reminds investors of the upcoming November 25, 2019 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased Sundial Growers Inc. (thestreet.com)
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Sundial Growers Inc. (thestreet.com)
  • In its ruling Monday, the appellate court said the organic growers must rely on Monsanto assurances on the company's website that it will not sue them so long as the mix is very slight. (reuters.com)
  • To be organic certified, growers need to stop applying prohibited inputs such as synthetic insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides and ammonia-derived nitrogen products to their farms for a period of three years. (osu.edu)
  • Once a grower is certified, they need to comply with the regulations described in the Organic Foods Production Act and must use products that meet the requirements of USDA's National Organic Program (NOP). (osu.edu)
  • In order to assist growers in understanding these various optional inputs, we provide descriptions of each type of input and a partial listing of commercially available products certified for use in organic agriculture by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). (osu.edu)
  • Organic growers in Ohio are encouraged to check with OEFFA's approved product list as they plan disease management strategies and prepare their organic management plan. (osu.edu)
  • If you have shopped at OGS before, you may qualify for a higher discount based on the total of your previous Organic Growers Supply orders in the past 12 months. (fedcoseeds.com)
  • UK extension publications ID-36 Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers and ID-128 Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky provide information for commercial growers, organic growers and home gardeners on available practices and chemicals to help control tomato and cucurbit diseases. (plantmanagementnetwork.org)
  • The use of Bell Aquaculture's Fish Rich® 2-2-2 Organic as a primary fertilizer on poinsettias was trialed at Heartland Growers, Inc. (Westfield, IN), from early September through the end of November 2012. (slideshare.net)
  • The author began his quest with an honest question: "How did our great-grandparents manage to grow good fruit, in the days when everyone was an organic grower, before we sprayed our trees with pesticides and fungicides? (acresusa.com)
  • I recently ordered pepper seeds from Tomato Growers Supply, and decided to pay a little extra for shipping because I was excited to get started. (davesgarden.com)
  • Last year, 2013, I ordered both tomato and pepper seeds from tomato growers supply. (davesgarden.com)
  • AP) - A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in northwestern Pennsylvania became the first with the state's approval to begin planting seeds Tuesday. (washingtontimes.com)
  • As with tomatoes, growers can control the majority of these diseases with cultural practices and fungicides, with the exception of yellow vine decline. (plantmanagementnetwork.org)
  • Exports [are) really where the growers are seeing the higher returns,' said Sean Dougherty, director of government affairs at the Florida Department of Citrus. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Farmers around Florida said their oranges and strawberries had weathered the cold so far, but bean and corn growers in South Florida said their losses have been significant. (cnbc.com)
  • Florida is also just ramping up harvest, so growers there are just as eager to not be included in the current warning. (politico.com)
  • Five cases of arsenic diseases have recently been identified among elderly wine growers who had been occupationally exposed in the 1930s and 1940s to arsenic-containing pesticides and who had consumed arsenic-containing home made wine. (ilo.org)
  • Next Sunday, Mother's Day, will wrap up the busiest selling period of the year for flower growers everywhere, including Oxnard-based Pyramid Flowers Inc. (latimes.com)
  • 1-800-Flowers CEO Jim McCann on the company's big sales for Mother's Day, the growing number of options for ordering flowers from the company, concerns many U.S. flower growers may shift toward marijuana to boost revenue and the state of the economy. (foxbusiness.com)
  • 1-800-Flowers CEO Jim McCann says that despite the company's efforts to utilize domestic flower growers, the growers in certain states are considering growing marijuana as a potentially more profitable option. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Our results indicate that RTF is a viable option that greenhouse growers can use to help reduce energy costs of carefully selected poinsettia cultivars. (purdue.edu)
  • Benefits include: A 2002-2003 Vegetable or Small Fruit Management Guide, a subscription to the Agriview newsletter which contains the Vermont Vegetable and Berry News and a subscription to American Vegetable or American Fruit Grower magazine. (uvm.edu)
  • Floral Plant Growers, LLC News and Happenings. (indeed.com)
  • The U.S. National Review Board for Hemp Varieties will start taking applications in the fall from growers who want to claim credit for specific genetic varieties of hemp. (go.com)
  • Once growers have secured a unique designation from the board, they can apply for a plant patent with the U.S. government so no other grower can produce that type of hemp. (go.com)
  • Replacing the tunnels alone costs about £12,000 per acre, farmers' co-operative Angus Growers said. (bbc.co.uk)
  • As of June 12, growers in the world's top cotton producing country had planted cotton over an area 23% larger than last year, farm ministry data showed - encouraged after the government raised its buying price to support farmers hurt by a near two-month lockdown that shut textile mills. (reuters.com)
  • The tissues for these new varieties that have been cultured are ready for propagation and could be distributed as planting materials to growers, particularly the small-scale farmers. (bworldonline.com)
  • These include such diverse activities as assisting in creation of certified farmers' markets, connecting rare fruit marketers with member growers, and providing plant sales to encourage backyard nurserymen to propagate unusual fruit plants. (crfg.org)
  • PARIS (Reuters) - China overtook France last year as the world's second largest wine grower by area under cultivation as it continued to plant vast fields of mostly imported grape vines to meet growing demand. (reuters.com)
  • It now accounts for 10.6 percent of the world's wine area against 10.5 percent for France and 13.5 percent for world No.1 grower, Spain. (reuters.com)
  • It was started in 1990 as a wheat-growers cooperative and started operations in 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • Given the blossoming US taste for Mexican food amid the continued restrictions on imports, some Mexican growers have found another way into the US market. (csmonitor.com)
  • While garden centres can continue to operate across much of the continent, growers wonder whether bouquets and flower pots will remain on the shopping list of consumers struggling to make rent amid soaring unemployment numbers and a looming recession. (thestar.com)
  • Taiwan's orchid growers are eyeing the Brazilian market with the aim of selling highly priced varieties to the South American country. (taipeitimes.com)
  • NPR's Ina Jaffe introduces us there to a grower, who specializes in unusual varieties of stone fruit. (npr.org)
  • He said he expects the upper hand Taiwan has gained in the global orchid sector will make it easier for the country's orchid growers to grasp a share of the Brazilian market. (taipeitimes.com)
  • TORONTO - Ontario's plan to sell and distribute recreational pot exclusively through a network of government-operated stores could lock in the dominance of the country's large-scale licensed marijuana producers and weed craft growers out of the market, industry experts said Friday. (nationalpost.com)
  • Roberto Lopez found that poinsettia growers can lower greenhouse temperatures to finish the plants, but they'll need to start them a little earlier than usual. (purdue.edu)
  • Growers who carefully select their poinsettia cultivars can lower their greenhouse thermostats in mid-October to save on energy costs and produce high-quality plants, according to a Purdue University and University of New Hampshire study. (purdue.edu)
  • Using these reduced finishing temperatures, a poinsettia grower could save a significant amount of money on energy costs," he said. (purdue.edu)
  • As energy costs continue to increase and poinsettia prices remain relatively constant, growers are seeking cultivars that can be finished under reduced temperatures. (purdue.edu)
  • there is a chance that the poinsettias received a minute amount of the regular poinsettia feed at Heartland Growers. (slideshare.net)
  • Horticulture consultant and managing director of Bioscience, Peter Keating said growers were very concerned because they simply could not sell their produce, which has been made worse because of the unusual season so far. (abc.net.au)
  • Then we had a bit of a heatwave and more recently we've had an enormous amount of rain, so growers are very much on edge because of those environmental situations and now the inability to sell their produce is going to make it even worse for them. (abc.net.au)
  • It places restrictions on the movement of commercially-grown vegetables and nursery stock produced in that region, stopping growers from sending their produce to regional areas unless treated with specific pesticides. (abc.net.au)
  • This, coupled with an import ban imposed by other states, means growers are in limbo, not able to sell their produce now and into the foreseeable future. (abc.net.au)
  • That made it even easier for tree growers from Germany and Denmark, who already benefit from lower operating costs at farms that produce in bulk quantities, to undercut prices in Switzerland. (taipeitimes.com)
  • A handful of California's Westside melon growers produce a variety of specialty melons for retailers who want to offer their customers options other than cantaloupes , honeydews and watermelons . (thepacker.com)
  • OMMP growers are individuals designated by a patient to produce marijuana for the patient. (oregon.gov)
  • But it won't end pressure on FDA to move swiftly to finalize produce water safety standards that are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act but have been delayed several years after produce growers, local food advocates and others connected to the sector criticized the regulations as being too complicated and unworkable for growers. (politico.com)
  • DAVAO CITY - Major banana growers and exporters said they oppose a plan to conduct field-testing of genetically modified (GM) bananas in Mindanao, saying this will affect the marketability of the region's produce. (bworldonline.com)
  • A trader in apples, pears and other fresh fruits has agreed to change its horticulture produce agreements with growers after the ACCC raised concerns the agreements contained unfair contract terms, and terms which did not comply with the Horticulture Code of Conduct. (accc.gov.au)
  • The term allowed Red Rich Fruits to seek credit from a grower for produce Red Rich Fruits had on-sold to a third party, but which was then rejected by the third party. (accc.gov.au)
  • The grower was required to provide credit for the amount the third party had contracted to pay Red Rich Fruits for the rejected produce, which was likely to include the trader's profit margin. (accc.gov.au)
  • The Horticulture Code's purpose is to improve the clarity and transparency of trading arrangements between growers and wholesalers trading in horticultural produce. (accc.gov.au)
  • The Horticulture Code prohibits growers and wholesalers from trading in horticulture produce without a written agreement that complies with the requirements of the Horticulture Code. (accc.gov.au)
  • But by sharing a product name with that of Steve Jobs's giant tech company, apple growers find themselves in a peculiar-and perhaps unique-kind of search perdition. (popularmechanics.com)
  • The proposed amendments will identify criteria that the Secretary may consider when determining whether a live poultry dealer's use of a poultry grower ranking system for ranking poultry growers for settlement purposes is unfair, unjustly discriminatory, or deceptive or gives an undue or unreasonable preference, advantage, prejudice, or disadvantage. (federalregister.gov)
  • The proposed amendments will also clarify that absent demonstration of a legitimate business justification, failing to use a poultry grower ranking system in a fair manner after applying the identified criteria is unfair, unjustly discriminatory, or deceptive and a violation of section 202(a) of the P&S Act regardless of whether it harms or is likely to harm competition. (federalregister.gov)
  • Stemilt is the largest fresh market sweet cherry shipper in the world, and one of the nation's largest grower-packer-shippers of apples, pears, cherries, and stone fruit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mexican free-trade negotiators say the embargo is an unfair trade barrier - a ruse fostered by US growers to protect against lower-priced Mexican avocados. (csmonitor.com)
  • However, Tseng said, Brazil imposes strict quarantine regulations on agricultural imports, which makes it inconvenient for Taiwan's orchid growers to sell their products directly to Brazil, the largest country in South America. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Some growers have delayed harvest, running shallow disk plows across the asparagus beds to hold back the plant shoots, he said. (recordnet.com)
  • Therefore, before selecting the type and amount of fertilizer application, a grower should ask two questions: (1) how much and which nutrients are available in the soil? (osu.edu)
  • While Ludwig had no estimate of the damage caused by the new thrips, he said one grower in Texas lost about $500,000 worth of plants after failing to identify the attacking insects as chilli thrips. (mysanantonio.com)
  • Growers who have already started poinsettias this year could potentially finish their plants in cooler greenhouses, assuming they are growing cultivars that can be cold-finished, Lopez said. (purdue.edu)
  • Demand for non-perishable items pushed decorative plants out of the supply chain in last month's stockpiling frenzy, while the ongoing shutdown of garden centres in jurisdictions including Ontario and New York has cut off critical points of sale, threatening to leave growers high and dry. (thestar.com)
  • U.S. customers for a time closed their distribution systems to floral and so the main grocery chains were not purchasing plants," he said, which was hard on growers of cut flowers such as roses and tulips. (thestar.com)
  • He added if bacterial canker is found early on, growers can slow the disease to other plants by removing the infected ones. (plantmanagementnetwork.org)
  • Since inception, Heartland Growers has been supplying wholesale plants and services to local independent garden centers, florists and landscapers as well as national chain stores throughout the Midwest. (slideshare.net)
  • (6 of ) Growers used plastic to create a catch basin along a creek, then used irrigation tubing for the drip system for the 8,000 marijuana plants removed from the site on Mendocino Redwood Co. land a year ago. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • Many more plants are being grown for alleged medicinal uses and some of those pot growers are guilty of the same environmental crimes as illegal cultivators, according to regulatory agencies charged with protecting natural resources. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • Among other safeguards, Colorado law requires growers to get licenses and use a "seed-to-sale" tracking system that monitors marijuana plants from when they are grown to when the finished product is sold in retail outlets. (bendbulletin.com)
  • Cresco Yeltrah LLC began converting an old industrial space 100 miles north of Pittsburgh into a grow house soon after winning one of 12 grower/processor permits in late June. (philly.com)
  • Corn growers and livestock producers have long had a beneficial relationship, "said NCGA Production and Stewardship Chair Dean Taylor, a grower in Iowa. (ncga.com)
  • Stemilt Growers is a family-owned tree fruit growing, packing and shipping company based in Wenatchee, Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dakota Growers Pasta Company is an agricultural processing company located in Carrington, North Dakota. (wikipedia.org)
  • Announced as a joint press release on March 10, 2010, Dakota Growers Pasta Company was sold to the Canadian-based agribusiness Viterra, Inc. Following Viterra's acquisition by Glencore Xstrata, Dakota Growers was sold to Post Holdings, Inc. on January 1, 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Developing a Culturally Relevant Workplace Wellness Program: The Growers Company, Inc. (cdc.gov)
  • In 1950, Joe Rodriguez established The Growers Company, Inc. (GCI) based on the values of family, tradition, and inclusiveness. (cdc.gov)
  • What's the company culture at Floral Plant Growers, LLC? (indeed.com)
  • Even though it has not had an effect on the company yet, McCann says many growers are close to a decision on the potential shift in their business. (foxbusiness.com)
  • OMMP will notify a grower when a patient submits a new or renewal application that lists them as the grower. (oregon.gov)
  • If you are required to pay the grower fee or submit monthly reports to OMMP, you need to create an online OMMOS account . (oregon.gov)
  • hi my name is derrick wall, i am looking for a grower for my neighbor who has her OMMP card. (meetup.com)
  • They complain that subsidies in Mexico have flooded the US market with cheap competition under the landmark 1994 trade pact and want it amended -- unlike some corn growers and ranchers, who have benefited from the deal and prefer it to remain as it is. (yahoo.com)
  • The five biggest - Dresick Farms of Huron, Burford Ranch of Fresno, Hansen Ranches of Corcoran, Sumner Peck Ranches of Madera, and Starrh & Starrh Cotton Growers of Shafter - each received more than $2 million in combined federal subsidies in 2002, EWG says. (ewg.org)
  • Over the past 10 years, energy prices for growers have increased more than 230 percent. (purdue.edu)
  • If the disease is found in the field, growers need to rotate away from the field for two years and sanitize stakes they plan to reuse. (plantmanagementnetwork.org)
  • Nov 23 2011 (IPS) - Women coffee growers speak to Martha Nyambura about the impact of climate change on their production. (ipsnews.net)
  • Van Wingerden says Pyramid, whose president is her brother, Fred, has had to get out of the chrysanthemum business because that field has been taken over by growers in Colombia and other Latin American countries. (latimes.com)
  • Other growers have lost about half that amount to the pest, he said. (mysanantonio.com)
  • It is the intent of this document to enable the first time grower to succeed at a minimal cost and with a minimal amount of effort. (lycaeum.org)
  • Even if the grower hadn't gone over the threshold, the recommendation amount seemed beyond a person's needs, agents said. (recordnet.com)
  • The growers are snapping up spacious homes in upscale areas and converting them to grow houses capable of producing large amounts of high-quality weed. (newser.com)
  • The grower card will not be issued until the grow site registration fee payment is received. (oregon.gov)
  • If the payment is not received by the due date, the grower and grow site will be removed. (oregon.gov)
  • The grower card will be mailed to the grower after the grow site registration fee payment is received. (oregon.gov)
  • What do you think - will Floral Plant Growers, LLC grow fast? (indeed.com)
  • But the lure to grow is there in part, officials say, because of the ambiguity of California's medical marijuana laws, which cast enough grey area to empower crooked growers who use the law to try to mask criminal activities. (recordnet.com)
  • Abby Klug inspects apricot trees on her family's Mick Klug Farm in St. Joseph, Mich. Fruit growers in Southwest Michigan are concerned because trees blossomed a full month early and now are vulnerable to a killing frost. (chicagotribune.com)