International Zeolite: IZC, NC Sign MOU Developing ‘Magic Partnership’ To Address Food Security | Market display

IZC, NC signed an MOU establishing a ‘magical partnership’ to address food security Building on multiple projects and years of working together, International Zeolite Corporation (IZ) and Niagara College’s Horticulture and Environmental Sciences Innovation Center (HESIC) have announced a formal agreement that takes the research relationship to new heights. Along the way, they plan to … Read more

Take your pick from Seka’s current job variety

Friday, January 27, 2023, 11:11 amPress Release: Seeka More than 400 jobs will be up for grabs as this year’s kiwifruit season kicks off in Taitokerau, and there’s something for everyone. Horticulture employer Seka has partnered with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) to offer a series of job expos during the upcoming 2023 kiwifruit … Read more

Gardening, landscaping learning opportunities

We may not be able to do yard and garden work right now, but we can use it to attend private lessons, ask questions, share and hear about extension resources to improve landscapes and solve plant problems. Nebraska Extension’s mission is to extend science-based information to help Nebraskans. For horticulture, one goal is to help … Read more

Milk for monarch butterfly gardens

It’s time for garden planning. If you’re planning a flower garden to attract monarch butterflies, I’m re-sharing this interesting research from the University of Kentucky about milkweed placement in gardens. Research by Adam Baker and Daniel Potter shows that monarchs are more likely to lay eggs on milkweed planted outside the main flower garden, where … Read more

Groups facing a ‘financial cliff’ after British government funding

Some groups helping Northern Ireland’s most vulnerable people are unaware their application for new British government funding has been approved just days before EU funding ends. Campaigners have warned that the groups are facing a “financial cliff edge” due to a lack of clarity on post-Brexit funding. Projects that help around 17,000 people a year … Read more

Mahaska County Master Gardeners host annual celebration.

Mahaska County Master Gardeners In 2022, they celebrated the anniversary of their activities on January 10. A wonderful potluck was enjoyed by many members and their spouses/guests. After completing the initial training, members provide 40 hours of volunteer service. In the year They officially welcomed five new apprentices who completed initial training in 2022. To … Read more

The Langston University student follows her mother in the honors program.

When Abigail Shannon joined the CareerTech program, she followed in the footsteps of her brother and two sisters. All have benefited from vocational training programs at their local technology centers. Shannon was connected to CareerTech at Perkin-Tryon Schools when she was in the eighth grade so she wouldn’t be ostracized by her siblings. That’s when … Read more

Honorable Dozen: Joyce Black Gardens, Cooks and Cans to Spread the Love

Lynn Anderson Renee Lundgren, a member of the advisory team at Walton Middle School, is one of this year’s dozen honorees. Arriving a little early for his afternoon shift as a city school crossing guard, Kevin Cox uses his minutes to pick up trash from a bush near Salaam. “I came to … Read more

Honorable Dozen: Joyce Black gardens, cooks and nurtures to spread love.

Lynn Anderson Renee Lundgren, a member of the advisory team at Walton Middle School, is one of this year’s dozen honorees. Arriving a little early for his afternoon shift as a city school crossing guard, Kevin Cox uses his minutes to pick up trash from a bush near Salaam. “I came to … Read more

Ripon School Board Discusses Budget, Other Matters.

The Ripon Area School Board voted to approve changes to the 2022-23 tax levy and approve a budget headed for a referendum in November, discussed personnel changes and approved new courses at a meeting Monday night. Here are the key takeaways from the meeting. The November referendum has changed Residents will vote on Nov. 8 … Read more