Fertilizer

DGAP-News: Conico Ltd.: MASSIVE SULPHIDE LENSES INTERSECTED AT CASCATA PROSPECT

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:18am

Include reference to measures taken to ensure sample representivity and the appropriate calibration of any measurement tools or systems used.

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  • Include reference to measures taken to ensure sample representivity and the appropriate calibration of any measurement tools or systems used.
  • In other cases, more explanation may be required, such as where there is coarse gold that has inherent sampling problems.
  • The core has not been orientated but has been surveyed using either a Reflex EZ-Trac multi-shot or Reflex Gyro Sprint-IQ tool.
  • Conico Ltd press release on the 29th of July 2020, entitled 'Conico to acquire East Greenland projects via acquisition of Longland Resources'.

WA Poison Center advises caution following harmful algae alerts

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:23pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --After reports of harmful algae blooms in local bodies of water, the Washington Poison Center is advising the public to be careful when recreating in and around lakes and rivers.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --After reports of harmful algae blooms in local bodies of water, the Washington Poison Center is advising the public to be careful when recreating in and around lakes and rivers.
  • Freshwater algae blooms are caused by "blue-green algae," which are a type of bacteria called "cyanobacteria."
  • Blue-green algae can become a problem, however, when certain toxin-producing strains rapidly reproduce (or "bloom")a common occurrence in the warmer, sunny months of summer and fall.
  • If you think you have come into contact with blue-green algae, shower (with soap) and call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

Record mid-year cargo volumes through the Port of Vancouver in 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority today released the 2021 mid-year statistics for goods moving through the Port of Vancouver.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority today released the 2021 mid-year statistics for goods moving through the Port of Vancouver.
  • From January 1 to June 30, 2021, overall cargo volumes through Canadas largest port reached a record high of 76.4 million metric tonnes (MMT), up 7% from 2020 mid-year, and 5% above the previous record set in 2019.
  • The record overall cargo volumes at mid-year in 2021 reflect the continued growth in the agriculture and container sectors.
  • We are encouraged to see the record mid-year cargo volumes through the Port of Vancouver, added Silvester.

AdvanSix Introduces Resins and Films With 100% Post-Industrial Recycled Materials

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) announced today that it has added 100% post-industrial recycled (PIR) grades to its industry-leading portfolio of Aegis PA6 Resins and Capran Biaxally Oriented Polyamide (BOPA) films.

Key Points: 
  • AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) announced today that it has added 100% post-industrial recycled (PIR) grades to its industry-leading portfolio of Aegis PA6 Resins and Capran Biaxally Oriented Polyamide (BOPA) films.
  • Our customers and their customers are increasingly focused on achieving their sustainability goals, said Sarah Waller, vice president for Nylon Solutions at AdvanSix.
  • Using an industry-accepted mass balance method, the recycled material is allocated into 100% PIR-grade Aegis resins and Capran BOPA films.
  • The Sustainability Report also discusses the companys approach to recycled content as part of its sustainability strategy and performance.

Grains of Truth: New EAT-GlobeScan Global Consumer Research on Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

The survey also asked people about other issues including their biggest concerns about food production and the challenges they face purchasing healthy and sustainable food, as well as who can have the biggest positive impact in creating a more healthy and sustainable food system.

Key Points: 
  • The survey also asked people about other issues including their biggest concerns about food production and the challenges they face purchasing healthy and sustainable food, as well as who can have the biggest positive impact in creating a more healthy and sustainable food system.
  • While many people struggle with understanding what healthy and sustainable food is, there is also an understanding that the two terms have different meanings.
  • Different generations have similar views on sustainable food, but there are differences when it comes to healthy food.
  • Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan said: "This timely research provides a roadmap for consumer expectations for a sustainable food system.

Grains of Truth: New EAT-GlobeScan Global Consumer Research on Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:00am

OSLO, Norway, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Just half of people worldwide (53%) find buying healthy and sustainable food easy according to a new global consumer research survey conducted by GlobeScan, an insights and strategy consultancy, and EAT, the science-based non-profit for global food system transformation. However, the biggest obstacles for those who find it difficult to buy healthy and sustainable food is affordability (48%) and availability (36%), with a quarter of people saying that they don't know what healthy and sustainable food is.

Key Points: 
  • The survey also asked people about other issues including their biggest concerns about food production and the challenges they face purchasing healthy and sustainable food, as well as who can have the biggest positive impact in creating a more healthy and sustainable food system.
  • While many people struggle with understanding what healthy and sustainable food is, there is also an understanding that the two terms have different meanings.
  • Different generations have similar views on sustainable food, but there are differences when it comes to healthy food.
  • Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan said: "This timely research provides a roadmap for consumer expectations for a sustainable food system.

Agricultural Decarbonization Gets New Emphasis At ORNL

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:35pm

"It may not be immediately apparent that there is a connection between energy and agricultural decarbonization, but you only have to scratch the surface to see the two are very entwined," said David Sholl, who is heading ORNL's new Transformational Decarbonization Initiative.

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  • "It may not be immediately apparent that there is a connection between energy and agricultural decarbonization, but you only have to scratch the surface to see the two are very entwined," said David Sholl, who is heading ORNL's new Transformational Decarbonization Initiative.
  • If we could reduce fertilizer use or even create an entirely new process to make fertilizer, it would be a huge win for decarbonization."
  • Those types of potential impacts have led ORNL to increase the resources invested in agricultural decarbonization research and convene a large workshop on the subject.
  • While the workshop marks an increased focus on agricultural decarbonization, it is by no means the beginning of the lab's efforts in that area.

Roambee Named a Winner of FDA's New Era of Smarter Food Safety Low- or No-Cost Tech-Enabled Traceability Challenge

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:36pm

Roambee submitted its "Smart Food with IoT" concept as the overall consortia lead with Wiliot https://www.wiliot.com/ and GSM .

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  • Roambee submitted its "Smart Food with IoT" concept as the overall consortia lead with Wiliot https://www.wiliot.com/ and GSM .
  • Launched as part of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (COMPETES Act), the goal of the FDA's New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative is to achieve end-to-end traceability throughout the food safety system - in other words, from "farm to fork."
  • "The solution we designed with Wiliot and GSM will realize the "Food Traceability Cloud," dramatically improving the process, thus reducing costs, increasing food safety and enabling more global trade.
  • We are honored our submission was chosen as a winner of the FDA's Traceability Challenge and look forward to presenting our work on the September 28th webinar."

Leading Ag-Tech Startup Iron Ox Closes $53 Million Investment Round Led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Iron Ox announced today that it has closed a $53 million Series C funding round, led by new investor Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

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  • Iron Ox announced today that it has closed a $53 million Series C funding round, led by new investor Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
  • The team at Iron Ox will not stop until we achieve our long-term mission of making the produce sector carbon negative.
  • Iron Oxs Series C round is led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, an investment group backed by many of the worlds top business leaders and dedicated to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
  • Our decision to invest in Iron Ox aligns with our aim to accelerate transitions that can reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, said Carmichael Roberts, Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

AgriCapture Lists 51,691-Acre Carbon Capture Project with Climate Action Reserve

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:18pm

In preparation, AgriCapture collected robust data from 2018 through 2021 on 888 tracts of farmland.

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  • In preparation, AgriCapture collected robust data from 2018 through 2021 on 888 tracts of farmland.
  • The initial project will quantify, monitor, report, and verify climate-friendly agricultural practiceson 51,691row-crop acres.AgriCapture will also continue to add additional acres to the project.
  • Founder and CEO of AgriCapture John Farris says: "The only way to do a carbon credit project in the agricultural space is to do it thoughtfully.
  • Founded by landowners for landowners, AgriCapture grows landowner profitability, increases land value, improves farming and food supply chain sustainability and advances agriculture as a natural solution to climate change.