Agriculture Press Releases

Third Instalment of the Provision Project: Leeds Hydro Store Comments

The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College are set to head to Barbados to implement the 3rd instalment of The Provision Project – A OAS-funded hydroponics project which has already proved to be a success for around eight years. This instalment will include project leader Dr. Leighton Naraine and technical expert Stuart LaPlace training communities regarding the hydroponics model which has been created and a number of university professors will also be present.

Sagebrush Tags Celebrates Ten Years Serving the Livestock Industry

Those who work in animal agriculture know the importance of tracking livestock and that having the proper equipment at the right price is key to maintaining a successful and profitable business. Since 2006, Sagebrush Tags has been providing quality items of this nature to businesses big and small across the entire country.

Todd Denkin from Digipath to Speak at the Medcann International Conference as Puerto Rico Lays the Groundwork for a Globally Inclusive Cannabis Industry

LogoDigipath Inc. (OTCQB:DIGP), on Tuesday June 28th and Wednesday June 29, 2016 Puerto Rico will host it's first official international cannabis conference, becoming only the fourth country in Latin America to enter into the cannabis trade. The $3 billion per year medical cannabis industry in the United States could provide the economic stimulus and job growth that Puerto Rico's citizens are looking for in 2016 and beyond.

The Largest and Most Established Hydroponics Shop in Derbyshire Introduce New Price Promise

Tropicanna Horticulture, Derbyshire's main and most respected horticultural and hydroponics shop has now introduced a new price promise to ensure that all of their customers can receive the very best items at the most competitive prices. The company who have recently been named the fastest growing hydroponics online retailer in the UK have promised to offer their products for cheaper than they can be found anywhere else and have said that if anyone finds any products cheaper elsewhere, they will not only match the price – but beat the price!

The Largest Flower Market in the World

A recent BBC documentary The World's Biggest Flower Market explored behind the scenes of the flower bouquet industry and revealed where many of the bouquets found in supermarkets come from. From farms in Kenya, to a huge auction in the Netherlands – it was something in which many viewers definitely found incredible.

UK Hydroponics Company Expands to Shipping to European Companies

Specialist UK based hydroponics retailer Easy Grow Hydroponics are now able to ship their items and equipment to selected European countries, providing that chosen items aren't excessively bulky or heavy. Currently, the European countries that the company are shipping to include Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.

Farmers Feeding Rural Arctic Villages with Hydroponic Produce: Bradford Hydroponics Comments

In Kozebue, it isn't anywhere near as easy to get hold of fresh vegetables as it is in the UK. It can in many cases take around two weeks for vegetables to make their way to the grocery store after being picked and not only that but a high amount of the produce comes from the Lower 48 and can be in incredibly dire conditions by the time they reach the shop shelves.

Hydroponics to Feed Rural Arctic Villages: Grown Up Hydroponics Comments

An Alaskan Native company is working hard to grow fresh produce for rural villages using hydroponic technology as farming outside in the tundra of the artic has proven unsuccessful. The Alaskan company are already growing kale, spinach and a range of lettuces inside shipping containers and are hoping to produce enough to feed the Kotzebue villagers all year-round.

Leeds Hydro Store Introduces Gavita Lighting Range

Hydroponic growing is championed by many and has been rapidly adopted world-wide as the foremost method for cost effective and sustainable food production. Hydroponic growing has many benefits as it does not require soil and uses artificial lighting, allowing it to be set up anywhere desired.

Grown Up Hydroponics Leading Products Are Now on Sale

Leading hydroponic equipment suppliers Grown Up Hydroponics are currently making it possible for their customers to purchase their best selling items at prices that are even better than before. Their discounted products include fans, filters and lights and it is anticipated that their stock is going to quickly sell out so therefore if you would like to purchase leading equipment at unbeatable prices it is vital that you do so now.

Wine Connoisseurs Can Now Lease Vines from the Famous Napa Valley Vineyard

Dave Harmon III, founder of Wine.com and owner of Napa's favorite vineyard is excited to announce that he has founded Own A Napa Vineyard. This exciting new venture will allow people to have access to the exclusive grapes which ordinarily produce Carneros della Notte's ultra-premium, award-winning wines.

Enviro-Tech Systems, Inc. Launches Brand New Website

Enviro-Tech Systems, Inc. (ETS) has just launched its brand new website to more efficiently provide information regarding custom installation of quality agricultural control systems across the state of Florida. The modern, updated website offers a full menu of service descriptions, project explanations, a gallery of past project accomplishments, and an e-bidding portal.

Grown Up Hydroponics Open Day for National Vegetable Society

Hydroponic growing has been hailed by many all over the world as the first choice for future sustainable food production. Hydroponic growing has many benefits, doesn't use soil and can be set up absolutely anywhere, allowing green fingers enthusiasts the ultimate creative freedom as plants are grown using artificial lights and nutrient filled water solutions, efficiently and effectively growing all manner of produce.

Hydroponica Now Stocking Shogun Fertilizers

ShoGun Fertilizers was born out of a desire to create something new and special for the hydroponics market – and that is exactly what they have done. After years of research, development and commercial application Shogun Fertilizers now presents truly exceptional nutrients and additives which combine amazing value dilution rates with remarkable performance.

Heliospectra AB to Present at the Viridian Cannabis Investment Conference in Florida

LogoHeliospectra AB (OTCQB:HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH:HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and controlled environment agriculture, is pleased to announce that the Company was selected to present at the Viridian Cannabis Investment Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 8, 2016. The conference will be held at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, marking the first-ever cannabis investment conference in the State.

Scottish Organic Food Sales Growth

According to new research, demand for food in the Scottish organic sector is rapidly increasing with a rise of 2.6% in the last year. The figures from Kantar Worldpanel show that circa £52.6 million was spent on organic produce in Scotland with the demand increasing well into this year.

Wingfield Ag & Lawn Sharpens Up the Discussion Around Why New Lawnmower Blades Are Essential

LogoEveryone likes to save money. In some cases, however, keeping that cash under lock and key actually ends up costing more – especially when it comes to lawn mower blades. Being an integral part of the lawn and landscaping industry for over two decades, Wingfield Ag & Lawn sees the cycle that occurs of wasting time and money and not having a lawn that reaches its full potential. Since day one, its goal has been for Americans all across the country to have beautiful lawns that can be kept up efficiently – both in terms of economy and physical labor.

UK Pig Production on the Rise

The latest figures from Defra show that pig meat production is steadily increasing in the UK. The statistics showed that figures for March were at 79,800 tonnes of output, an increase of 5%. Clean pig slaughterings also rose by 3% for the month standing at 920,000 head, being heavier when compared with March 2015 at an average weight of 83.1kg... a whopping kilo more.

Helpful Tips for Healthy, Green Grass

LogoGot good dirt? How does one know? Let's face it, people flourish in a good environment, and grass, flowers and vegetables do too. Most soil issues start with pH problems – the acidity or alkalinity of the dirt. Every state has a Cooperative Extension Agent; the Cooperative Extension Agent can be contacted to check the soil in a particular area. The percentages of sand, silt and clay are evaluated. Once determined, it may take time to get the soil issues ironed out. Remember, lime is not an instant fix! Let the experts at your local Extension office help.

Green Spaces and Living Healthier Lives

LogoCold weather residents long for green grass, blooming trees and the beautiful outdoor spaces the spring season delivers. Green spaces are fundamental components for health. Studies have shown that people who spend more time outside, or who are exposed to living landscapes are happier, healthier and smarter. Those who have access to nature and managed landscapes are less stressed.

Heliospectra to Present New Findings at the 8th International Symposium on Light in Horticulture

LogoHeliospectra AB (OTCQB:HLSPY), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and controlled environment agriculture, will present their latest findings on light quality and optimisation at the upcoming VIII International Symposium on Light in Horticulture, East Lansing, Michigan, May 22-26.

Heliospectra AB (Publ), Interim Management Statement January – March 2016

LogoHeliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO). Financial Report: Net turnover was KSEK KSEK 4,753 (2,126)...

Uk Organic Food Sales Grow

In recent times, there has been a paradigm shift in food production with more and more people opting for a sustainable and healthy diet as opposed to the excess of processed and junk food readily available to the British public.

UK IKEA to Offer Indoor Hydroponic Garden

Hydroponics has been championed by many as the premier method for cost effective and sustainable food production amidst increasing world poverty and high demand for safe, healthy food sources. Hydroponic growing presents numerous benefits as it uses artificial lighting and does not require the use of soil, enabling it to be used absolutely anywhere.

Seedbase Announces Sale of Its Trademark and Domain Names

Seedbase, Inc., a leading agricultural seed company, announced today it is selling the Seedbase® U.S. registered trademark, 12 top level domain names: seedbase.com, seedbase.co.uk, seedbase.eu, seedbase.us, seedbase.de, seedbase.nl, seedbase.org, seedbase.net, seedbase.com.ph, seedbase.mobi, seedbase.cn, seedbase.in, and its Seedbase Twitter and Facebook socila media accounts.

Heliospectra AB to Exhibit at the Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL

LogoHeliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled environments, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the upcoming Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida, on May 9 to 11. Heliospectra is exhibiting at Booth #816 and will be welcoming both new and well-known clients and business partners.

The Future of Sustainable Food Production

Hydroponics has been hailed by many as the number one method for sustainable and efficient food production amidst growing world poverty and increasing demand for healthy, safe food sources. Hydroponic growing has many benefits and does not require soil; the process uses artificial light and as such, can be set up absolutely anywhere.