Retail plants

India’s fertilizer black market is booming as prices skyrocket

Indian farmers pressed by a massive shortage of fertilizers are turning to the black market and paying exorbitant prices for their supplies. The shortfall has led to a thriving market where nutrients from subsidized crops are sold illegally at prices well above government-set levels. Shady agents have been busy responding …

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Local plants, vintage bricks and mortar a perfect balm

What started out as a nerdy ?? The teenage hobby snowballed into a booming business and new storefront in Winnipeg’s Stock Exchange District. While other children played sports after school, Natassia Bezoplenko-Brazeau was drawn to making soap. She had read books on the subject and had started experimenting in her …

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Strike looms at one of Canada’s largest beef processing plants as Cargill workers vote against offer

The union representing workers at the Cargill meat-packing plant near High River, Alta., Said employees rejected the company’s contract offer after two days of voting – over concerns over health and safety related to COVID-19. The prospect of a strike starting on December 6 has given prairie ranchers a chance …

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Best Chicago Businesses to Support for Small Businesses Saturday 2021

Shopping in small businesses often means that you are reinvesting your money directly in your community. Supporting the locals who had a dream and a few dollars, who could be your neighbors, friends and family, is always a great way to go. Local entrepreneurs who go all out in their …

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LSU Garden News: Amaryllis and Paperwhites Bulbs May Be Forced to Flower | Home & Garden

Can you trick a flower into blooming early? Yes. Spring flowering bulbs can be encouraged to break dormancy by manipulating their environment, prompting them to share their beauty before they are naturally ready. Nowadays, you can buy bulbs that are already forced, but gardeners who like a challenge will want …

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No more COVID testing requirement for returning Canadians

The Canadian government has ended its controversial but costly – $ 300 and more – requirement for a negative COVID-19 test for those returning home after a trip abroad of less than 72 hours. Even though vaccinated Canadians can once again cross the Canada-U.S. Land border for non-essential travel, they …

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Sherman opts for cannabis program | News, Sports, Jobs

Colleen Meeder SHERMAN – Following a public forum in October and previous discussions at Sherman Village Board of Directors meetings, Mayor Colleen Meeder presented a summary of her notes on cannabis retail sales and consumption on site at the village board meeting on November 3. Meeder began by reminding administrators …

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Bequest of $ 2 million for the benefit of plant science students

The late Professor Raymond T. Fox ’47, MS ’52, Ph.D. ’56, renowned for his flower shows at Cornell events, has dedicated more than 50 years to teaching and raising awareness about floriculture. From now on, a bequest of approximately $ 2 million from his estate will enrich the educational experiences …

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Citrus World home sales ‘defied logic’ with an 8% increase last year

LAKELAND – Citrus World has announced that its juice sales to retailers are higher than last year, according to a press release from the producers’ cooperative. COO Chris Groom reviewed the sales performance over the past year at Citrus World in Lake Wales last week at the company’s shareholders meeting. …

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