Open-source plant database confirms top US bioenergy crop
Scientists have confirmed that Miscanthus, long speculated to be the top biofuel producer, yields more than twice as much as switchgrass in the US using an open-source bioenergy crop database gaining traction in plant science, climate change, and ecology research.
Top 5: New Coaches, Dog Owners Ticketed, Plant Staying Open
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Tree Top plant in Woodburn to stay open
Tree Top plant in Woodburn to stay open, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.
How to Plant a Vegetable Garden
Watch more Vegetable Gardening videos: www.howcast.com/videos/177903-How-to-Plant-a-Vegetable-Garden Grow some of your own food by starting a vegetabl...
Meat done the old-fashioned way
Bob Boliantz, owner of E.R. Boliantz Packing Co. in Ashland, spent the last 40 years building relationships with local farmers.
How to Plant a Combination Planter
My Chicagoland Garden Radio Host on WJOB radio, Rich Christakes shows you the correct way to plant up a combination planter. He also shows off some great new...
Heightened risk in rice? Researchers discover the toxicity of thioarsenates for plants
Rice is a staple food in many regions of the world, however it sometimes contains levels of arsenic that are hazardous to our health. An interdisciplinary team of researchers has now discovered that there are arsenic compounds which have a toxic effect on plants and yet had not previously been considered in connection with chemical analyses of rice and the estimated health risks for humans. The…
France says local plants must stay open in Renault-Fiat merger plan
A deal between Renault and Fiat Chrysler would forge the world’s third-largest automaker (MARCO BERTORELLO) Paris (AFP) – French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Tuesday demanded that local plants remain open as part of a proposed merger between Italian-US auto giant Fiat Chrysler and France’s Renault. The French government, which owns a 15 percent...Read More
Steelworkers at Granite City plant stay busy, despite industry concerns elsewhere
GRANITE CITY - U.S. Steel-Granite City Works continues to produce and is still hiring new employees as downturns in steel markets and layoffs at other U.S. Steel plants caused concerns elsewhere Dan Simmons, president of United Steelworkers of America Local 1899 which represents the majority of steelworkers at the Granite City facility, said Monday things were going well at the plant "As far as Granite City…
How to plant my plants?
Adding plants to your landscaping doesn't just make your yard look better, it also makes your home feel more upscale and inviting. Here are some tips for pla...
20 Insect Repelling Plants |
This List of 20 Insect Repelling Plants was a must have for our house. They repel bugs, and are also useful for cooking, medicinal purposes, and more.
Nursery creates guide to aid landscapers in plant selection
Terra Nova Nurseries has released its first ever Garden Decorating Guide to give landscapers, retailers and growers information about the varieties of plants the company offers. The guide is a wheel-shaped design that is broken down by color. Each information card is 2.5 by 9 inches and the company says the Pantone Matching System color […]
How to: Training climbing plants
For customers who prefer to maximize their landscape space, suggesting plants that grow up rather than out can be a good idea Showcasing a few vine plants will not only let your clients get more plants in a space, it will also create a unique look to have shoots growing skyward. This also gives them the option of looking into trellises or other vertical structures that will give their vines the chance to climb. Climbing plants all ascend in particular ways. Some will…
What To Plant In Spring
Are you ready to get outside and start planting? Find out what to plant in spring to have a beautiful vegetable or flower garden for summer!
5 Trending Headlines: How To Lose An Animal Welfare Argument; Packing Plant To Open; & Quiet...
Things are happening in the cattle business. From the anticipated opening of a “new” old packing plant in Iowa to arguing about animal welfare, this week’s roundup of industry news is a must-read.
10 Best House plants That Clean The Air
We all know that fresh air is vital for our good health, but what if you're stuck indoors most of the time? Heather McNicol, from interior landscaper, Urban Planters, shows how just one or two air-purifying plants can make all the difference to our wellbeing.
The Amazing Adaptability of Native Plants
Imagine being stuck in one spot, subject to the elements, reliant upon the kindness of strangers to feed you, and unable to defend yourself should something decide to take a bite out of you… This is the life of a plant, and for our local flora, life is especially harsh in our near desert climate … Continue reading "The Amazing Adaptability of Native Plants"
How a plant resists drought
Climate change will bring worsening droughts that threaten crops. One potential way to protect crops is by spraying them with a compound that induces the plants to become more drought resistant. Now, by identifying the key molecular mechanism that enables a plant to minimize water loss, researchers may be one step closer to that goal.
Harvard study questions nutritional value of plant-based burgers
A study by three scholars at the Harvard T.H. Chen School of Public Health asks whether plant-based meat alternatives should be considered part of a healthy low-carbon diet.The study
A Quick Tip for Healthier Plants
If your plants look like they need a boost, change how you water them.