Plants

The farmers’ tree dilemma: if we plant trees, will we lose money? | Agriculture

Farmers are delaying tree planting due to uncertainty over government plans for conservation-based subsidies, delaying UK efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and stem the drastic decline of farmland wildlife. New farm payments are due from 2024, under the government’s promised post-Brexit subsidy scheme, but farmers fear that if they …

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Maryland files lawsuit over pollution at Baltimore sewage treatment plants

Maryland’s attorney general has filed a new lawsuit seeking to stop pollution at Baltimore’s two sewage treatment plants, which are under increasing scrutiny for violating water regulations drinkable. Attorney General Brian E. Frosh filed the lawsuit in Baltimore Circuit Court. The complaint alleges that the Back River and Patapsco wastewater …

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Support a “moonshot” for botany

Credit: public domain CC0 Research presented this month in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences highlights advances in plant genomics and includes a roadmap for the enormous task of sequencing plant genomes around the world. The article, titled “Green Plant Genomes: What We Know in an Age of Rapidly …

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Avon Garden Club is planting seeds for an adults-only Easter egg hunt

AVON, Ohio – Kids are always thrilled when the Easter Bunny is coming. But the Avon Garden Club also has adults jumping for joy. Why? Because the club will be bringing back its adult-only Easter Egg Hunt on April 9. The event is a fundraiser for scholarships, according to scholarship …

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How young plant lovers are shaking up old horticultural habits | gardening tips

IIt’s amazing, at least to me, to think that I’ve been working in horticulture for nearly two decades. For most of this time, there has been a real concern about how to attract new audiences, and especially young people, to art. I was often invited to sit on industry boards …

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Stanly County 4-H to sell fruit plants and trees – The Stanly News & Press

Stanly County 4-H is here to help everyone get a head start on spring planting this year. She will sell fruit plants and fruit trees. Stanly County 4-H is taking orders for plant sales through Feb. 25. Plant pickup will be at the Agricultural Center from 9 a.m. to 5 …

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INTERNATIONAL PROCESS PLANTS ACQUIRES A HIGH PURITY LIQUID GAS WAX PLANT

The plant will convert natural gas into 1,100 barrels / day of high purity Fischer-Tropsch paraffin waxes used in adhesives, coatings, building materials and consumer goods, including cosmetics, as well as light distillates and sulfur-free media used in transportation fuels and chemical industries. IPP is part of a global group …

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The new plant will be a good neighbor as it nears full operation

GREGORY, Texas – Overnight, Gregory’s Gulf Coast Growth Ventures plant will become fully operational using natural gas and turning it into two products that are used in the manufacture of a wide variety of things, t-shirts to auto parts. Construction began in 2019 and factory managers say the process has …

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European nuclear power plants “need investments of 500 billion euros by 2050”, says European commissioner

Published on: 09/01/2022 – 06:28 Paris (AFP) – The European Union will have to invest 500 billion euros ($ 568 billion) in new generation nuclear power plants by 2050, the bloc’s internal market commissioner said in an interview published this weekend. “Existing nuclear power plants alone will need 50 billion …

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Monty’s Good Burger advocates for expansion of plant-based burgers in California

At Monty’s Good Burger located in Culver City, California, one of its five outposts in California, … [+] people munch on plant-based burgers. Courtesy of Monty’s Good Burger When Monty’s Good Burger, which specializes in plant-based burgers, opened in Los Angeles in 2018, by a group of friends involved in …

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