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GlobalVetLink Introduces the Pet TravelPass™ for International Pet Travel

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:38pm

"The GVL Pet TravelPass eliminates the hours of research and preparation required to create accurate and compliant International Health Certificates for owners traveling with their pets.

Key Points: 
  • "The GVL Pet TravelPass eliminates the hours of research and preparation required to create accurate and compliant International Health Certificates for owners traveling with their pets.
  • Our new Pet TravelPass automates this process and gives veterinary practices a new and profitable service to offer to pet owners."
  • This replaces time consuming manual research processes and eliminates mistakes that prevent many veterinary practices from offering international pet travel documentation services.
  • The GVL Pet TravelPass can be used for meeting both international and domestic travel documentation requirements.

UGI Partners with California Bioenergy and Sevana Bioenergy to Develop RNG Dairy Digester Projects in South Dakota Through MBL Bioenergy

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

MBL Bioenergy, LLC (MBL Bioenergy) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to develop several clusters of dairy farm digester projects to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) from multiple farms in South Dakota.

Key Points: 
  • MBL Bioenergy, LLC (MBL Bioenergy) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to develop several clusters of dairy farm digester projects to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) from multiple farms in South Dakota.
  • MBL Bioenergy is a joint venture funded by UGI Energy Services, LLC (UGIES) as well as subsidiaries of California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) and Sevana Bioenergy, LLC (Sevana Bioenergy).
  • MBL Bioenergy combines the experience and expertise of UGIES and two premier dairy digester project development companies, California Bioenergy and Sevana Bioenergy.
  • In totality, the projects will represent over $100 million investment in RNG by MBL Bioenergy, with funding by UGIES on a per project basis.

Live Oak Bank and Built Technologies Partner to Improve Construction Lending for Customers

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Built Technologies , the leader in construction finance software, announces that its solution has been implemented by Live Oak Bank.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Built Technologies , the leader in construction finance software, announces that its solution has been implemented by Live Oak Bank.
  • Built and Live Oak have been working together for two-plus years to develop a best-in-class C&I construction loan management solution.
  • Our new construction loan management solution powered by Built is another way we are able to deliver efficiency, expertise and speed to our customers, said Live Oak Bank President Huntley Garriott.
  • Live Oak Bank, a subsidiary of Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOB), is a digitally focused, FDIC-insured bank serving customers across the country.

Portland Based CBD Company, Better Conditions, Launches USDA Certified Organic CBD Oils

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:11pm

In 2020, Better Conditions set out to create a premium quality and safe CBD brand that people could trust and rely on.Their original product line has included a wide variety of Broad Spectrum CBD oils, gummies, topicals, softgels, and more, but this month they have introduced USDA Certified Organic CBD Oils ranging from broad spectrum (100% THC-Free) to full spectrum (

Key Points: 
  • In 2020, Better Conditions set out to create a premium quality and safe CBD brand that people could trust and rely on.Their original product line has included a wide variety of Broad Spectrum CBD oils, gummies, topicals, softgels, and more, but this month they have introduced USDA Certified Organic CBD Oils ranging from broad spectrum (100% THC-Free) to full spectrum (
  • With fully organic, third party lab tested CBD products, Better Conditions is making a name for itself in the CBD industry.
  • Better Conditions has partnered with some of the most innovative minds in the industry to provide their customers with certified organic broad spectrum CBD oils that are delicious, safe, and effective.
  • Dedicated to helping people feel better, Better Conditions' CBD products are formulated to promote overall wellness and provide relief for specific ailments, illnesses, injuries, and more.

Sustainable Wine Roundtable Created to Fight Climate Change Founding Members Announced

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

"A global problem, a global solution. It's common sense. As a trained economist, I firmly believe climate change must be combated with practical, implementable, and measurable global sustainability standards. With some of the best minds and leaders in the wine industry working together via the Sustainable Wine Roundtable, we can win the battle." -- Co-owner Domaine Bousquet, Anne Bousquet

Key Points: 
  • Social pressures around workers' rights and diversity, the wine industry, like many others, has significant issues that need addressing.
  • "We invite everyone in the wine community to join us," Bampfield added, noting that the SRW will be open to general membership in 2022.
  • As a trained economist, I firmly believe climate change must be combated with practical, implementable, and measurable global sustainability standards.
  • With some of the best minds and leaders in the wine industry working together via the Sustainable Wine Roundtable, we can win the battle."

mymuse® Organic Enhanced Waters And Teas Launch With Social Media Megastars

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

"I was immediately drawn to mymuse's mission to help people pursue what inspires them and encourage them to do whatever it takes to get there," said Charli D'Amelio, mymuse partner and social media phenomenon.

Key Points: 
  • "I was immediately drawn to mymuse's mission to help people pursue what inspires them and encourage them to do whatever it takes to get there," said Charli D'Amelio, mymuse partner and social media phenomenon.
  • Moreover, mymuse organic bottles have 40-45% less plastic than leading competitors and are BPA free and 100% recyclable.
  • mymuse organic features a line of organic enhanced teas and waters with the attributes today's consumers are looking for: USDA organic-certification and low sugar (no added sugars).
  • mymuse organic is available in 10 delicious flavors (5 enhanced teas, 5 enhanced waters) in 16.9oz bottles that, due to an innovative production process, use 40-45% less plastic than the leading competitors.

Blue Diamond Growers Applauds Biden's Nominee for USTR Chief Agriculture Negotiator

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 9:28pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Blue Diamond Growers, the world's leading almond marketer and processor, applauds the nomination of Elaine Trevino for United States Trade Representative Chief Agriculture Negotiator.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Blue Diamond Growers, the world's leading almond marketer and processor, applauds the nomination of Elaine Trevino for United States Trade Representative Chief Agriculture Negotiator.
  • "Elaine's focused leadership provided remarkable support and recognition for California almond growers throughout her tenure at the Almond Alliance.
  • Mark Jansen, CEO
    Blue Diamond Growers, a grower-owned cooperative representing over 3,000 of California's almond growers, is the world's leading almond marketer and processor.
  • To learn more about Blue Diamond Growers, visit www.bluediamond.com and follow the company on Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and Twitter .

The Softwood Lumber Board and U.S. Department of Agriculture Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Support Net-Zero Carbon Construction and Resilient Forests

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 5:08pm

We look forward to continued collaboration and cooperation for the benefit of the entire softwood lumber industry," explained Caroline Dauzat, Owner of Rex Lumber and SLB Board Chair.

Key Points: 
  • We look forward to continued collaboration and cooperation for the benefit of the entire softwood lumber industry," explained Caroline Dauzat, Owner of Rex Lumber and SLB Board Chair.
  • Developing initiatives to expand understanding of embodied carbon, life cycle assessments, and the connection to forest management and wood construction.
  • About the Softwood Lumber Board:
    The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) is an industry-funded initiative established to promote the benefits and uses of softwood lumber products in outdoor, residential, and non-residential construction and to increase demand for appearance and softwood lumber products.
  • For more information about the Softwood Lumber Board, visit www.softwoodlumberboard.org .

ABC'S "American Idol" And 4-H Announce A 4-H Audition Day In Collaboration With "Idol Across America"

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 5:34pm

On Friday, September 24, the award-winning singing competition "American Idol" on ABCwill host a dedicated, virtual audition day with 4-H , the largest youth development organization in the country.

Key Points: 
  • On Friday, September 24, the award-winning singing competition "American Idol" on ABCwill host a dedicated, virtual audition day with 4-H , the largest youth development organization in the country.
  • Through this collaboration with "American Idol" and National 4-H Council, 4-H singers nationwide will audition over Zoom for a chance to become America's next singing sensation.
  • Last season, Georgia 4-H alumnus, Willie Spence, was crowned runner-up on "American Idol" after delivering multiple powerful performances and wowing judges week after week.
  • Hailing from Douglas, Georgia, Willie joined 4-H at age thirteen and became a breakout star of the 4-H performing arts group Clovers & Company .

James & James Launches as the First Craft CBD Seltzer Made With Single-Sourced and Hand-Harvested Full Spectrum Hemp Flower Extract

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:54pm

Longmont, Colo., Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New CBD seltzer brand James & James launches as the first craft sparkling beverage made with full spectrum, hemp flower-derived CBD extract sourced from in-house hemp.

Key Points: 
  • Longmont, Colo., Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New CBD seltzer brand James & James launches as the first craft sparkling beverage made with full spectrum, hemp flower-derived CBD extract sourced from in-house hemp.
  • Each 12 oz glass bottle of James & James features 25mg of CBD sourced from its parent company CFH Ltd.s Colorado farm.
  • As the latest product by CFH, Ltd. , a vertically integrated, Colorado-based CBD bioscience company and USDA Certified Organic hemp farm founded in 2014, James & James only uses hemp sourced from hand-harvested flower.
  • All CFH products, including James & James, are made from industrial hemp and contain less than 0.3 percent THC.