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Veg Grower Seminar Highlights Rising Global Popularity of Well-Managed Hydroponics

Recent news has drawn attention to rising interest and involvement within hydroponics as a method to promote improved vegetable growing – highlighted by announcements that a 2016 Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar will take place, which is set to be held on the 23rd June. That events like this are being planned, involving growers and technologies from across the world and focusing on the positive qualities of hydroponics, suggests that it is an increasingly popular method of agriculture that is advantageous to get involved in.

Hydroponics Is A Growing Industry Set to Be Worth 395.2 Million USD by 2020

There are positive predictions for the future of the hydroponics industry, as recent reports have revealed an estimated worth of 395.2 million by 2020. This is a significant increase from its current level and suggests that it is a productive and potentially profitable industry to be part of. This positive prediction is expected to be accompanied by greater customer interest in buying hydroponic products for themselves; with many looking for the best deals as more services become available and take advantage of the optimistic climate.

Grown Up Hydroponics Provide New Shield Sulphur Vaporiser

Recent news has drawn attention to a product proving popular within agriculture and plant-growing, particularly in terms of hydroponics. This product is the Shield Sulphur Vaporiser which allows for better pH regulation in plant growing areas and helps to eliminate pests and fungal diseases. The instance of plants being affected by contaminants at this type of year is increasing and therefore it is expected that this will be an increasingly popular product, now offered by Grown Up Hydroponics.

New Growing Initiatives Popular in Schools Draw Attention to Hydroponic Techniques

The popularity of using technologically advanced methods to grow crops and crucially improve growth has been highlighted by a number of 'space-age' gardening initiatives taking place in UK schools. The UK Space Agency has teamed up with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to send 2kg of seeds to the International Space Station, which are returned to Earth and are to be distributed across 5,000 schools; part of studying the efficiency of space and different growing conditions on plants.

GreenTech Amsterdam 2016 Announcements Draw Attention to the Importance of Hydroponics

Hydroponics is a growing industry with more people getting involved – and therefore people deserve to feel the sustainable benefit. This could be considered a key point upheld by announcements that GreenTech is set to take place in 2016 showing how far the industry has advanced. It is set to be a global gathering of professionals involved in the latest agriculture technologies and will last three days, taking place on the 14th-16th June in Amsterdam RAI. That global events are occurring within the industry shows it's growing popularity and an expected trend as a result is set to be more available commercial equipment, at accessible prices.

TurnKey Gardens Launches the Next Generation's Solution for Growing Weed in America

LogoWith legalization sweeping the country, growers are having difficulty finding suitable spaces for their grow operations.

Wingfield Ag & Lawn Offers Top Notch Lawn Mowers, Mower Parts, and Accessories

LogoThe task of keeping one's lawn at an acceptable length is one that many homeowners do not take lightly. In today's day and age, cutting grass to a good length can be done with any number of lawn mowers and edgers. The key is finding equipment that is reliable, affordable, and efficient. Fortunately, the experts at Wingfield Ag & Lawn understand the importance of these three aspects, which is why they offer their customers the very best in landscaping products. One brand in particular has carved its way into the hearts of landscapers everywhere: Dixie Chopper. It is a lawn mower characterized by speed and a job well done, and it is one of many top notch brands available at Wingfield Ag & Lawn – a true leader in the industry.

TriState Forestry Equipment Offers Pennsylvanians a Wide Selection of Inventory

TriState Forestry Equipment of West Chester continues to satisfy their customers through consistent quality service and one of the best inventories of forestry trucks and equipment in Southeast Pennsylvania. For those in search of chipper, forestry and rear mount bucket or log grapple trucks, skid loaders, stump grinders or brush chippers should look no further than to Tristate Forestry Equipment.

TriState Forestry Offers Skid Loaders for Sale

Located conveniently close to the Philadelphia International Airport, TriState Forestry is one of the nation's leading providers of preowned forestry equipment, including chippers to log trucks for sale. The company has experience selling equipment to all fifty states, and they also ship internationally to countries such as Canada and Australia. In an effort to best accommodate their customers, they have a wide variety of financing options available, and they also offer complimentary shipping for all trucks and other equipment. In addition, their regular hours are from 8AM to 5PM on weekdays, but they can be open on the weekends by appointment.

Hydroponics Industry Set for Growth by Up to 16.8% by 2020: Grown Up Hydroponics Comments

There are big things expected for the global hydroponics industry this year; highlighting it as a method of growth with plentiful potential - using indoor units and nutrient solution rather than soil to grow crops in an advanced method. According to Markets and Markets, which conducts reports on industry progress, the hydroponics market is expected to reach a global worth of $395.2 million by 2020.

Hydroponics Is at the Forefront of Light-Food Fusion: Grown Up Hydroponics Comments

Hydroponics could be seen as helping with important research into the best growing conditions for commercial crops, following a series of experiments in America; revealing just how important it is for the future of food. It was Suntech Greenhouses Ltd and owner Bob Mitchell who decided to install blue, red and bright light emitting diodes (LEDs) when growing tomatoes in an indoor hydroponics farm. It was found that these LED lights affected different tomato types differently with some such as grape tomatoes increasing in growth, whilst bigger fruits such as beefsteaks did not endure. This shows that hydroponics is offering a way to learn more about and experiment growing food with greater efficiency; something Grown Up Hydroponics was keen to comment on.

Hydroponics Uses 90% Less Water and Could Be the Best Employment Opportunity over Farming

A recent report in the prominent online publication TechCrunch has revealed big things for the hydroponics industry; that it is at the forefront of current and future job creation, as well as managing resources – such as water – more sustainably. This news comes in light of the increasing use of hydroponics systems on an international level; the process of growing crops in a mineral solution under managed conditions. The report shows that rather than conventional farming, machine-intensive and resource-heavy, hydroponics is more streamlined and involves up to a 90% reduction in water usage compared to other farming methods.

MinifarmBox to Open Pop-Up Plant Nursery and Organic Garden Supply Store in Highland Park in March 2016

LogoOn Saturday, March 5th, Los Angeles-based MinifarmBox will open its new pop-up organic plant nursery and gardening supplies store at 3577 N. Figueroa St. in Highland Park. The Nursery will open under the banner Fig Earth Supply, combining a one-stop shop for organic gardening supplies with a place of learning for the novice and experienced edible gardener alike.

Supervisor Hill Votes Against Developing Agriculture Land

LogoAt a recent San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors' meeting, the Board voted 3-2 to not authorize for processing a General Plan Amendment to change the zoning of a 92 acre property in Templeton from agriculture to residential rural. The plan was to enable a 14 lot housing subdivision. (item # 12 on Feb 9, 2015 agenda)

Plant Gurus Introduces a New Article Explaining Some Important Tips for Growing Garlic

Plant Gurus, a site with a good amount of resources for everything related to plants, vegetables, and gardening in general has recently released a new article on the site titled as 'How do you grow garlic- some important tips'. According to the site's spokesperson, "Garlic being one of the most versatile vegetables, we felt that it is highly essential for people to get familiarized with the basics of growing them and getting the best use out of it."

Heavy Equipment Registry Enables Buyers and Sellers to Bag the Best Deals on Used Heavy Equipment

Heavy Equipment Registry is a leading online platform that serves as a reliable source for both the sellers and buyers of heavy equipment and accessories. Having its physical base of operations in Omaha, Nebraska, it is surging ahead as an online store that connects potential buyers with heavy equipment sellers. The online platform strives hard to make heavy equipment buying and selling a seamless process and rewarding experience to all. It allows sellers to experience an online exposure that makes finding potential buyers easy. Similarly, it allows buyers to find sellers offering the best deals on used heavy equipment and vehicles online without wasting much time and efforts.

Grandpa's Orchard, Premium Brand Fruit Trees, Gets a Facelift

LogoWith troubles in the economy and climate change, as well as concerns about pesticides and genetic engineering, more and more people are going back to their backyards and planting vegetables or fruit trees. Likewise, Grandpa's Orchard is reaching a whole new generation of customers (a.k.a. Millennials) interested in heirloom varieties. So, just in time for the 2016 growing season, Grandpa has made all of his wisdom and experience available online in a new eBook, grafting video, and updated website.

Clerical and Administrative Business Services with Data Entry

LogoA new clerical and administrative business services website has been launched and compiles a comprehensive list of outsourcing business-to-business, as well as business-to-person data entry and data processing, offered worldwide. With a broad selection of business outsourcing geared to assist with optimum office management, whether for a home office or for a traditional company, Moorish Clerical Services North America is dedicated to becoming a number one outsourcing performer in satisfying typical business needs. The operation ultimately plans with business prospects in mind and strives to be of genuine value to professionals, large and small business operations, and entrepreneurs all over the world.

Market for Drones in Agriculture Expected to Exceed $1 Billion in 2020

LogoArcluster announces the publication of its market research study on the Agricultural Drones Market (2015 – 2020). The new farm drone market study is aimed at delivering the most comprehensive and well informed study on the market for drones in agriculture, covering trends across both the supply side and the demand side.

Indiana Chosen as Host for 2016 National Alpaca Show & Auction

LogoAlpacas have coexisted with humankind for thousands of years. The Incan civilization of the Andes Mountains in Peru elevated the alpaca to a central place in their society. The imperial Incas clothed themselves in garments made from alpaca and many religious ceremonies involved the animal.

Ruppert Garden Tools Announces Kickstarter Campaign for New Weed Snatcher Tool

Ruppert Garden Tools has released a Kickstarter campaign to fund their latest innovation, The Weed Snatcher. The Weed Snatcher is designed for gardeners and homeowners who are looking for an easy, effective way to eliminate unwanted weeds from cracks and crevices in decks, patios, sidewalks and driveways. The Weed Snatcher eliminates the need for chemical weed killers and requires no tedious kneeling or bending over to pull stubborn weeds from cracks.

Advantages to Subsurface Drip Irrigation

A report from Kansas State University lists a number of advantages to subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) systems that other irrigation systems can't match.

KisanMarket.com Launched to Offer Indian Farmers an Online Platform to Sell Their Produce at Best Prices

TGS Group, a company with diversified business interests, has launched a new website, KisanMarket.com. The website was launched in Bangalore by Hon. Minister for Food & Civil Supplies of Govt. Karnataka, Shri. Dinesh Gundu Rao Ji. Shri. R V Venkatesh ji – Chief Whip Karnataka legislative council and Shri Venkatesh Murthy ji – Ex Mayor, Bangalore city were also present in the occasion, besides a number of dignitaries, media personnel and others. The site underlines the objectives of 'Wealthy Farmer, Healthy India' and brings an innovative way to connect farmers and consumer.

AgjobsNOW! Launches Career Search Job Board for Agriculture and Farm Industry

In a time when the agribusiness industry is booming, a new online search company AgjobsNOW! at agjobsnow.com has introduced a completely new approach to connect job seekers and companies. The website seeks to connect those looking for agriculture or farm related jobs with human resource representatives and recruiters searching for candidates to hire.

Organic Certification: Streamlining Industrial Processes for Quality

According to CCOF, foods and other materials are given organic certificate according to standards set by USDA National Organic Program. The concept for certification was developed during Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. After regular revisions by National Organic Standards Board, the standards came into effect during 2002. The revised terms now take into account various factors such as soil quality, animal raising, pest and weed control, and use of input materials for certification.