Plants

California MPs seize 500,000 marijuana plants, $ 10 million in cash

SAN LEANDRO, Calif .– Authorities in one county in northern California said an 18-month investigation led to the seizure of 500,000 marijuana plants and more than $ 10 million in cash. >> Read more trending news According to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, the bust also included the confiscation of …

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Will UAW work at Ford factories in Tennessee, Kentucky?

Ford Motors CEO Jim Farley discusses electric vehicles and the construction of new factories in Tennessee and Kentucky. Just days after Ford Motor Company announced it would build four new mega-factories and hire nearly 11,000 workers to build electric vehicles and batteries in Tennessee and Kentucky, speculation has already started …

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Plant-based food brands should prioritize emotion over function

By Louise de Ste. cross 4 minutes Read From Oatly to Impossible Burgers, the plant sector is booming, with some analysts predicting its value at $ 74.2 billion by 2027. Once a niche space, it is now attracting multinationals like Nestlé and global investors like Blackstone. But as the industry …

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State will take longer to review permit for proposed asphalt plant near Flint

GENESEE TWP., MI – The state says it will take more time to consider what it calls extensive public comment before deciding whether to issue a permit for a proposed asphalt plant near the border of the township with Flint. The Michigan Department of the Environment, Great Lakes and Energy …

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Jefferson County Considering USDA Certified Meat Processing Plants

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – When you buy your meat, do you know where it comes from? Jefferson County officials want to use American Rescue Act funds to make sure you do. “I myself am a farmer. If you want a processed animal to be sold anywhere, I have to …

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Coca-Cola’s Sandston Bottling Plant Completes $ 23M Expansion

Coca-Cola Consolidated’s manufacturing and distribution center at 500 Eastpark Court is now larger and includes new equipment and production capacity. (Courtesy of the Henrico County Economic Development Authority) Five years after buying its factory in eastern Henrico, a Coca-Cola bottling company continues its local investment with a multi-million dollar expansion. …

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Five Fall Plant Sales in Sarasota-Manatee

Dive head first into fall plant sales as some of Sarasota’s most informative and intriguing local plant merchants return with an abundance of new flora to sell. Some local vendors have also included lessons on how to take care of your plants and become a better gardener. Sale of autumn …

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2 new factories will make Kentucky a battery-powered state

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Ford Motor Company, already a large employer in Kentucky, will hire even more in the future, as the company announced Monday evening that it was building two facilities in Hardin County to manufacture batteries of electric vehicles, creating 5,000 new jobs. …

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Sustainability and supply chains of plant-based meat

Plant-based hamburger patties from food company Beyond Meat can be seen on shelves at … [+] other meat substitutes at a grocery store in San Ramon, Calif., August 28, 2019 (Photo by Smith Collection / Gado / Getty Images) Getty Images Over the years, sustainability has been adopted more and …

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Valley Proteins workers protest for safety 2 weeks after workers were found dead at the Fayetteville plant

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) – Workers at Valley Proteins in Fayetteville gathered on Sunday to show solidarity with colleagues who have died or been injured on the job. On September 12, two employees, Kevin Hoeft and Brad Zipp, were found dead inside the plant. Almost two weeks later, on September …

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