Is this a straw-mato? Tomato-lover is shocked as he bites into his favourite fruit and finds a ‘strawberry’ inside (and it’s a real phenomenon)

According to dailymail.co.uk By TRACY YOU FOR MAILONLINE: A Chinese tomato-lover was shocked when he took a bite of his favourite fruit last week and found what appeared to be a strawberry inside. The 24-year-old tomato-lover said he bit into the strange fruit around noon on March 23 Wang Xiaowen, a university student from Shenyang, […] Read More

What you need to know about the 2017 budget?

While you will be relieved that there was no increase in the capital gains tax or decrease in access to the small business tax rate in this year’s budget, there are several important small business measures under threat in the months ahead. Find out what you need to know going forward […] Read More

BAD BEEF: Brazil president meets ministers, ambassadors over rotten meat crisis…

According to bloomberg.com; by Fabiola Moura and Rachel Gamarski: President Michel Temer and his agriculture minister met with top diplomats of the European Union, Sweden, Canada and other countries to say slaughterhouses were being properly audited and that Brazilian meat is safe to eat. Temer said he was headed out for a steak afterward and […] Read More

In Trump era, some Mexican migrants head north – to Canada

According to reuters.com; By Gabriel Stargardter, Lizbeth Diaz and Anna Mehler Paperny | REYNOSA, MEXICO/TORONTO:Shortly after crossing the Rio Grande into the gang-infested border city of Reynosa, dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump's first days in office said they would soon try to head north again - but this time to Canada. […] Read More

Dutch leaders clash in tense elections debate…

According to yahoo.com by Maude Brulard and Jo Biddle: Rotterdam (Netherlands) (AFP) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte clashed with his main rival anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders on Monday, as they laid out starkly opposing visions of their country's future in an election campaign now consumed by a diplomatic row with Turkey. Two days before […] Read More

Global Strawberries Market – Share, Size, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017-2025

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global strawberry market. Within it, you will find the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption and production, food balance and price developments, as well as global trade (imports and exports). The forecast reveals market prospects to 2025. Countries coverage: Worldwide Product coverage: Strawberries […] Read More

Spend $6 million on a greenhouse project, and leave it vacant….

According to hortidaily.com; by Boy de Nijs: Yes, projects often get delayed due to lack of funds, bureaucracy or other unexpected obstacles. But a multi million dollar greenhouse project on the British Virgin Islands takes the cake. Over the last decade, the gigantic Paraquita Bay greenhouse project has produced more news items and discussion than […] Read More

Denver FBI Honors Youth Program Partly Funded by Cannabis Taxes

According to leafly.com (COLORADO); FBI staff at the field office voted for Youth on Record over one other finalist for the community award. Sam Kamin, a marijuana law and policy professor at the University of Denver, said the situation illustrates how inextricable marijuana tax revenue has become from Colorado’s economy. Colorado brought in close to […] Read More

High-Tech Greenhouse Throwing Light Pollution

According to npr.org:  by TODD BOOKMAN: The best weather in all of New England right now is inside the new greenhouse at LEF Farms in Loudon, N.H. It's 75 degrees, August-level humid, with fans pushing out a soft breeze. Operations manager Bob LaDue points out the beneficiaries of this artificial climate. "That's mezuna and cress," he […] Read More

Four new vegetable varieties successfully grown by Hydroponic Centre

According to vmo.org Four new vegetable varieties, namely ice plant, broccoli seedling, water cress seedling and red komatsuna seedling, have been successfully grown recently by the Controlled Environment Hydroponic Research and Development Centre (Hydroponic Centre), the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) announced today (March 9). The Hydroponic Centre is a joint initiative by the AFCD […] Read More