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2014-08-21 23:04:31

The Court of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that the King will attend the Grand Opening of POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ Project LIBERTY cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Emmetsburg, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands to Attend Project LIBERTY Opening The Court of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that the King will attend the Grand...

2014-08-21 08:30:59

ST. CLOUD, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GERINGHOFF will participate in POET-DSM's Project Liberty trials, starting with an Open House and tours at POET's facilities in Emmetsburg, Iowa--September 3, 2014. GERINGHOFF and POET are teaming up for a second round of trials with the Geringhoff Horizon Elite XL Stover Collection (SC) corn head--a corn head capable of simultaneously harvesting corn, while windrowing stover, in a single pass. This exceptionally clean windrow is then...

2014-08-21 04:20:16

GUYMON, Okla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a leading developer of compressed natural gas [CNG] fueling infrastructure throughout the US, is excited to celebrate the grand opening of High Plains Bioenergy's fast-fill CNG station which is located across the road from their Guymon, Oklahoma processing facility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO "High Plains Bioenergy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Seaboard Foods - a division of Seaboard...

2014-08-20 23:12:33

Company acknowledged as top Metro Detroit employer Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas wastewater treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Detroit Metro area. The award was announced by the 101 Best & Brightest organization. The results are based on an assessment report that...

2014-08-20 23:06:38

Early bird deadline is Sept. 10 to register for Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference. Two-day event (Nov. 11-12) includes tour of Los Angeles’ first multi-faceted food production business incubator for local entrepreneurs and a shipping container farm. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Attendees of Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference will get a sneak peak at Los Angeles’ first multi-faceted food production...

2014-08-20 23:01:06

Small to midsize New Jersey businesses interested in implementing or expanding environmentally friendly practices can now get pro bono advice and technical assistance from counselors with expertise in sustainability and pollution prevention, thanks to a new NJSBDC initiative that is being funded by a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Small to midsize New Jersey businesses interested in implementing or expanding environmentally friendly...

2014-08-20 08:24:24

LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxi Commercial, CORGI Services, EnviroVent, Fernox, Honeywell Control Systems, Innasol, Viessmann, WILO (UK) and Xylem Lowara UK are the latest big players to join over 125 energy brands already signed up to Ecobuild 2015 (http://www.ecobuild.co.uk) - the premier energy event in the UK. Taking place from 3rd to 5th March at London's ExCeL and supported by leading trade bodies NICEIC, HETAS, BPVA and MCS, Ecobuild now serves the...

2014-08-20 08:23:19

Tapping into 'oil fields of the future' is near term revenue opportunity for Bluesphere and helps meet White House's environmental goal for reduction in methane emissions EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. [http://www.bluespherecorporate.com ] (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, today announced it is pursuing a strategy to work in partnership with...

2014-08-20 08:23:15

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt ("MW") AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, valued at over C$66.0 million ($60.3 million) to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth")....

2014-08-20 08:22:37

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wetzel Engineering Inc. (WEI), a specialized systems engineering company serving the international wind energy industry, announced that industry veteran Gary Kanaby has joined the company as director of marketing and sales. Gary will be responsible for business capture activities including growing marketshare among wind farm owners and operators. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137613 For the last decade Kanaby has...


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Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Manure
2013-03-03 08:35:14

Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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