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The National Trust invites public to choose sheep for farm experiment
The National Trust has announced that members of the public will be able to choose the sheep that will be brought on to MyFarm.
(Filed: Mon Jul 04 2011)
The National Trust announces live foaling at MyFarm
The National Trust has announced it will be broadcasting a live foaling as part of its MyFarm experiment
(Filed: Mon Jun 13 2011)
Imperato/Behm Campaign Reinforces Support for Adam Putnam as Commissioner of Agriculture. Urges Acti
Team Imperato endorsed Congressman Adam Putnam for Agriculture Commissioner largely because of his willingness to establish a small farm advisory council, which will help ensure that priorities of small farmers are included within the policy debate and to facilitate discussion on small farm policy. If able to add his voice to the advisory council, Behm would urge that sweet sorghum be grown more in Florida as a replacement to corn to develop ethanol.
(Filed: Wed Sep 22 2010)
Worm Bins Serve as an Excellent Tool for Waste Management
With the world’s current problems on waste management, worm farms are becoming the perfect solution for waste management at home.
(Filed: Mon Aug 16 2010)
Global Trade of Softwood Logs has Increased in 2010 After Having Fallen 30 Percent in Two Years, Rep
Higher worldwide demand for forest products has increased global shipments of softwood logs by 20 percent in 2010, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. This year may be a turning point for global log trade, which had fallen 30 percent between 2007 and 2009.
(Filed: Tue Aug 10 2010)
Global Sawlog Prices Up 17% the Past 12 Months with the Biggest Gains Seen in Northern Europe and Oc
In the 1Q/2010, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached US$76.77/m3, the highest level in over a year, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Much of the increase has been the result of a weaker US dollar, but sawlog costs have also gone up in local currencies in many markets, including Finland, Sweden, Germany, Latvia, Russia and New Zealand.
(Filed: Thu Jun 10 2010)
New Grape-Sorting Machine Uses Optics, Can Sort 10 Tons an Hour (A052)
BUCHER VASLIN INTRODUCES NEW GRAPE-SORTING METHOD THAT USES OPTICS
(Filed: Mon May 17 2010)
Biomass Prices Throughout the US have been Impacted by the Federal Program BCAP, Reports the North A
The cost for wood biomass fell in two of the major markets in the US in the 1Q 2010 partly because of the federal program BCAP, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The federal government is currently considering different programs of how to contribution to an increased use of renewable energy sources.
(Filed: Tue May 11 2010)
Global Lumber Markets Improved in Late 2009 with Prices Moving Upward in North America and the Nordi
Softwood lumber prices were up in both North America and Europe in the 4Q, but it was more the result of lower inventory levels and reduced production rather than an increase in demand, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The hot market for lumber last year was China, which increased imports by 75% thereby passing Japan as the largest importer in Asia.
(Filed: Tue Apr 06 2010)
Lawn Sprinkler Repair Michigan: Old Faithful Sprinkler Systems Helps Homeowners Avoid Repairs With P
For over 17 years, Scott Halahan has been doing lawn sprinkler repair and sprinkler installation in Michigan. Going all the way back to his college years, Scott founded the company on the basis of helping his customer learn the appropriate maintenance tasks to fully extend the usable lifespan of the lawn sprinkler installations and avoid lawn sprinkler repairs in Michigan. Proper sprinkler winterization is just one critical part of proper sprinkler maintenance to maximize the sprinkler system’s lifespan. For this spring and the start of the 2010 watering season, Scott and the team at Old Faithful Sprinkler Systems offered the following simple maintenance and startup plan for any and all customers…
(Filed: Wed Mar 31 2010)
Hardwood Fiber Costs for the Global Pulp Industry Increased Over 15% in 2009, Reports the Wood Resou
Wood fiber costs for pulp mills worldwide increased for the fourth consecutive quarter in the 4Q/09. During 2009, the Hardwood Wood Fiber Price Index (HFPI) moved up 15.4%, while the Softwood Wood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) was up 10.5%, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.
(Filed: Tue Feb 16 2010)
Softwood Sawlog Prices in Brazil in 4Q were down 11% from their Peak in 2008 because of Weak Export
Lumber exports from Brazil have fallen 45% in two years, resulting in reduced demand for sawlogs and lower log prices. In the 4Q/09, pine sawlog prices were down 11% from their peak in 2008, but were still over 300% higher than six years ago, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly
(Filed: Mon Feb 08 2010)
Farmers Must Respond to President Obama's State of the Union Speech
Farmers know that our country is at risk, important decisions will be made in Washington, DC, with or without their input. The future will the result of those decisions and there is now a simple free process to help them be an active participant in the discussion.
(Filed: Tue Jan 26 2010)
Global Sawlog Prices Jumped Almost 8% in the 3Q/09 because of Improved Lumber Markets in the US and
In the 3Q/09, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) had the highest quarter-to-quarter jump in the 15-year history of the Index, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The Index increased for the third straight quarter and reached just over US$73/m3.
(Filed: Sun Jan 10 2010)
Wood Costs Have Remained Unchanged for Canadian Pulp Mills in 2009 Despite Tighter Wood Chip Supply,
The pulp industry in Canada has sharply reduced production the past two years both as a result of weaker pulp and paper markets worldwide and also because of less competitive pulp manufacturing facilities. Wood costs have increased for many plants as the result of reduced availability of relatively inexpensive sawmill residuals, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.
(Filed: Thu Nov 12 2009)
Global Trade of Wood Chips Down 26% in 2009 as Pulpmills Reduce Production Worldwide, Reports Wood R
The international financial crisis has put a damper on global trade of wood chips used for pulp manufacturing in 2009, reports Wood Resources International. The biggest decline has been in shipments from Australia, South Africa and Uruguay to Japan.
(Filed: Sat Oct 17 2009)
Rocky Mountain Organic Meats introduces new line of organic meats
New line of organic meats offers healthy alternative to fast foods.
(Filed: Tue Sep 01 2009)
Montana Farmers Union and Agri Energy LLC announce plans for a Landowner Community Wind Project nea
The Montana Farmers Union and Agri Energy LLC, a Montana based LLC, are pleased to announce a utility-scale landowner driven community wind project.
(Filed: Thu Aug 27 2009)
LINE-X® INDUSTRIAL COATINGS TO LAUNCH NEW FLAME RETARDANT MINING PRODUCTS AT 2008 MINEXPO INTERNATIO
LINE-X Industrial Coatings Division (LICD), a strategic business unit of LINE-X Protective Coatings (LINE-X), is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2008 in Las Vegas, Nev., September 22-24, 2008 (booth #02343). During the exposition, LICD will be launching their new mine-specific, flame retardant product XS-252.
(Filed: Thu Aug 20 2009)
1971 John Deere 2520 tractor brings $64,000 at auction
An extremely rare 1971 John Deere 2520 high crop diesel tractor with syncro-range transmission – one of fewer than 80 ever made – sold for $64,000 at a two-day sale of John Deere vintage tractors and related collectibles held July 8-9 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, of Nokomis, Ill., in conjunction with Girard Auction and Land Brokers, Inc. of Wakonda, S.D. It was the top lot of the auction.
(Filed: Tue Jul 21 2009)
Wood Chip Import Prices to Japan Reached Record Highs in the 4Q/08, Reports the Wood Resource Quarte
Wood fiber consumption by the Japanese pulp industry reached a record high in 2008. Over 72 percent of the consumed wood chips were imported, most from hardwood plantations in the Southern Hemisphere. The costs of imported wood chips have increased substantially the past three years, reaching their highest level in at least 20 years during the 4Q/08 reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
(Filed: Tue Jul 21 2009)
More than 100,000 to Attend France's Space 2009 Livestock Tradeshow this Fall (Z084)
MORE THAN 100,000 TO ATTEND SPACE 2009 LIVESTOCK TRADE SHOW IN FRANCE THIS SEPTEMBER
(Filed: Tue Jun 09 2009)
Murfreesboro Tennessee Appliance Repair is launched by Home Partners Atlanta
Home Partners Atlanta announces the release of new Appliance Repair Murfreesboro services marketing campaign and website
(Filed: Sun Jun 07 2009)
Wood Fiber Costs are Rising for Wood Pellets Manufacturers in Europe Because the Industry is Expandi
The expanding wood pellet industry in Europe is increasingly relying on pulpwood and wood chips for its raw-material needs, as the supply of lower-cost sawdust cannot meet the fast rise in demand for wood fiber. The biomass sector is now competing with both the wood-based panel manufacturers and pulpmills for wood residues and logs, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
(Filed: Thu Jun 04 2009)
Chile Increased Both Domestic Pulpwood Consumption and Wood Chip Exports in 2008, Reports the Wood R
Increased supply of wood from Eucalyptus plantations in Chile has made it possible to both expand the domestic consumption of pulpwood and increased wood chips exports the past three years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly
(Filed: Wed Jun 03 2009)
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