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Turkish voters to get 40 million flowers

15:53 - Fri 22/05/2015

Perhaps they hope that the fragrant smells and blooming petals will be transformed into instant electoral success. But the penchant of Turkey's politicians for throwing flower...

UK growers join forces to supply local flowers

15:52 - Fri 22/05/2015

British flowers are blooming. Demand for home-grown favourites such as peonies, stocks and hyacinths is soaring thanks to consumers’ desire for locally sourced goods and a tre...

GM cut flowers get the EU nod

17:43 - Thu 21/05/2015

Additional GMOs receive full authorisation procedure from the European Food Safety Authority The European Commission has authorised the importation of two Genetically Modified...

Flower exporters to get codes in Uganda

17:40 - Thu 21/05/2015

The Ministry of Trade of Uganda is to issue codes to all exporters of fresh fruits and vegetables as one of the measures to clean up the sector which is facing an impending ba...

Drones getting off the ground in the UK

17:35 - Thu 21/05/2015

Not so long ago, small, unpiloted aircrafts whizzing through the sky were a sight most of us attributed to the likes of quirky hobbyists. Nowadays, however, these aircrafts ar...

Taxing organic products proposed in US-CA

17:31 - Thu 21/05/2015

Environmentally-savvy economists have a novel solution for tackling the California water crisis that may anger some on the left: tax organic products. Why tax organi...

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06:58 - Wed 20/05Russia: Restrictions on re-exports of flowers (Floraculture International)

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Florida expecting another big year of avocados

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — As they began their seasonal harvesting of small...

Nexus Greenhouses Is Optimistic For Expansion...

Cheryl Longtin and Mike Porter, who own Nexus Corporation, say they were...

Monsanto still pursuing Syngenta

Monsanto Co. is still pursing Syngenta in merger discussions and has...

Military Produce Group tours Florida production

Buyers with the Military Produce Group recently toured Florida’s fields.

 

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