Category Archives: Agriculture

Oregon Grow Cabinets Launches Today – Home Growing, Refined

Bend, OR, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Network/ — New startup OREGON GROW CABINETS, launching today, is focusing on the burgeoning home-growing movement with a new suite of grow cabinets constructed to fine-furniture standards and equipped with innovative climate controls. “Our cabinets are an industry game-changer,” says Adam Bronstein, owner/founder. “They are designed to provide you with the perfect customizable growing environment while looking great in your home. Our grow cabinets are something you will be proud to display. There is nothing like our products on the market today and they are built here in Central Oregon.”

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Oprah’s ‘2016 Favorite Things’ List Draws Global Attention to 10-month old Startup, Urban Agriculture

 

Grow kits in recycled tea bags equip city-dwellers with tools to make their home a garden – starting with only a window ledge

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Nov-15 — /EPR Network/ — The approach of Black Friday means it’s time for another tradition launching the holiday shopping season – one that is key to the success of a unique group of retail businesses each year. The most watched, and now read, feature from Oprah Winfrey since the early 1990’s, “Oprah’s Favorite Things,” aka “The O-List,” is notable this year for its inclusion of a 10-month old start-up, Urban Agriculture, amongst curated gift suggestions to be included with discounts for the December issue of “O, The Oprah Magazine.”

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Raw Milk Bill Scheduled for Vote in the Texas House

Released on: May 05, 2015, 12:43 pm (EDT)
Author: Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance
Industry: Agriculture

Austin, TX, May 05, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Texas lawmakers will have the opportunity to make it easier for consumers to buy raw milk on Thursday, when House Bill 91 is scheduled to come up for a vote on the floor of the House.

The bill, which was approved by the Public Health Committee, will loosen the current regulations that only allow raw milk to be sold on the farm by allowing dairy farmers to sell raw milk at farmers’ markets and to make delivery arrangements with their customers.

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West Fertilizer Storage Facility Explosion Exposes Alarming Trend in U.S. Chemical Safety and Security

Released on: May 20, 2013, 7:28 am
Author: M-CAT Enterprises 
Industry: Agriculture

M-CAT’s CEO Anyck Turgeon Attests to 400% Trend Increase In U.S.-Based Chemical Incidents Since 2010

Austin, TX, May 20, 2013, 7:28 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — As a result of on-site preliminary assessment performed by global security expert Anyck Turgeon, M-CAT Enterprises (M-CAT) is releasing three informational resources to help raise the understanding and awareness of chemical safety issues: i) a Firestorm interview revealing initial alarming on-site findings ii) a comprehensive article exposing the economics of poor chemical security practices and providing ten easily implemented recommendations iii) link to a live interview on May 29, 2013 to address other security challenges and best practices towards fire avoidance in manufacturing and/or storage facilities containing toxic and explosive chemicals such as fertilizers.

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IL 1st Congressional District Cook County Voters Support Peloquin Suburban Preservation

Released on: October 03, 2012, 5:19 am
Author: Fred Sterlington
Industry: GovernmentAgricultureIndustrialSmall BusinessEnvironment

October 03, 2012, 5:19 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — The first election using the 1st Congressional Redistricted South Side of Chicago and their Southwest Suburbs extending into Will County has city voters crossing over to support the states suburban life style.

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National Trust Finds Getting Kids Into Nature Starts At Home

Released on: September 26, 2012, 9:28 am
Author: The National Trust
Industry: Environment

September 26, 2012, 9:28 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — The National Trust has revealed that parents need more support to make the outdoors a part of everyday family life to avoid rearing a generation completely cut off from the natural world.

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The National Trust joins fight to save the great British pud

Released on: September 20, 2012, 6:40 am
Author: The National Trust
Industry: Food & Beverage

September 20, 2012, 6:40 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — The National Trust has announced it is backing a Government Minister’s call to save the great British pudding.

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National Trust-commissioned Writer Delves into Meaning of the White Cliffs of Dover

Released on: August 28, 2012, 12:35 pm
Author: The National Trust
Industry: Environment

August 28, 2012, 12:30 pm — /EPR NETWORK/ — The National Trust has commissioned writer and philosopher Julian Baggini to spend a week at the White Cliffs of Dover, much of which is cared for by the Trust, exploring through verse what this much loved stretch of the Kent coast says about the UK.

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National Trust names Dame Helen Ghosh as next director general

Released on: August 28, 2012, 7:26 am
Author: The National Trust
Industry: Environment

August 28, 2012, 7:26 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — The National Trust has announced Dame Helen Ghosh DCB will be the next director-general of the charity.

Helen joins the Trust from her current role as permanent secretary to the Home Office. Previously, Helen held a variety of civil service roles including as permanent secretary to Defra between 2005 and 2010.

Dame Helen Ghosh joined the civil service from Oxford University, where she read Modern History. She has worked in a number of government departments, starting off in the Department of the Environment, and returning to environmental issues when she became Permanent Secretary at Defra in 2005. In between, she followed her interest in providing public services to local people with jobs in the Department for Work and Pensions, HM Revenue and Customs and the Government Office for London, and has also worked at the centre of government, with two spells in the Cabinet Office. Helen is a long-term member of the Trust and of her local Wildlife Trust in Oxfordshire.

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