‘Butterflies in Bloom’ is bringing thousands of flying insects to Meijer Gardens.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s annual butterfly exhibit is returning this spring to help the West Michigan community escape the winter blues. The “Fred and Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming” exhibit brings patrons 7,500 tropical butterflies. This year, Meijer Gardens celebrates its 28th year of offering an intimate way to … Read more

Scapify provides an e-commerce solution for manufacturers

Scapify’s mission is to create an e-commerce solution for growers, garden centers, community organizations and landscapers by optimizing their online presence. Based in Atlanta and serving growers across the US, Scapify is a green industry company that uses a proprietary database and technology stack for modern web development, e-commerce enablement, digital marketing and inventory management … Read more

Price increased, discount for GB weightless pigs

Line graph comparing weekly SPP and APP changes

GB deadweight hog prices continued to trend higher in January, with all but the first week (w/e 7 Jan) setting new records for SPP. EU spec SPP averaged 202.34p/kg for the four weeks ending January 28, up 1.75p/kg from the December average. Although the fall in prices in the first week was a surprise to … Read more

Government and horticulture sector. It is planned to export 12 billion dollars in 2035. Krishak Jagat

Government and horticulture sector target $12b in exports by 2035

02 February 2023, new zealand: New Zealand fruit and vegetable production Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said a new government and industry strategy launched today aims to increase this to $12 billion by 2035. “Food and fiber exports are critical to New Zealand’s economic well-being. “We are focused on long-term strategies that will increase the record … Read more

Thomas Frere Scholarship at MCCF for Forestry, Agriculture

ST. MARYS – The Thomas Fryer Scholarship is awarded by the McCain County Community Foundation (MCFF) to assist students pursuing a post-secondary 2- or 4-year degree in forestry, horticulture, plant science, general agriculture or animal sciences. Beekeeping or similar sectors. Frere established this fund to support students in their fields of interest throughout their lives. … Read more

The Senate Agriculture Committee met for the first time in the new Congress and discussed the Farm Bill

WASHINGTON – Members of the U.S. Senate continue to review the nation’s agricultural policies in a long-running effort to craft a new farm bill. The Senate Agriculture, Food and Forestry Committee held its first hearing of the new Congress on Wednesday to discuss proposed legislation on agribusiness and horticulture, as well as measures to protect … Read more

Bilaspur Narendra is a source of inspiration for new entrepreneurs

Narendra of Bilaspur source of inspiration for new entrepreneurs

Hamirpur/Bilaspur (HP), February 2 (UNI) If there is a strong will power in the mind and spirit to do something, one can achieve anything. You need to have proper knowledge and good understanding of the field you want to enter. Young Narendra Singh, a resident of Namhol town in Bilaspur district, after doing his post-graduation … Read more

Horticulture News for February 2, 2023 – Farming and Dairying

Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteer Training. Starting February 7, this 12-week course covers everything from fruits to perennials and soil to herbs. Learn about gardening and the volunteer program that supports horticulture throughout Mahoning and Columbiana counties. Classes are held at the OSU Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St. in Canfield. They are done in. … Read more