Gulftech Acquires ABL S.p.A. – Announces Expansion into Fresh Cut Produce Market

DENVER, Colo. — Gulftech International, Inc. (“Gulftech”) based in Denver, Colorado, USA, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of ABL S.p.A. (“ABL” or the “Company”). The Gulftech family of companies are the world’s recognized leaders in the engineering, manufacture, lease, sale and service of industrial equipment and components serving many of the world’s most important food production and processing companies.

Significant Goal Achieved: 16,000 Acres of CA Farmland Protected

ELK GROVE, Calif. — California Farmland Trust (CFT), a Sacramento County based non-profit, has recently reached permanent protection of over 16,000 acres of California farmland – and CFT is celebrating! Why is this noteworthy?

Aeroscape Releases Summertime Tree and Shrub Care Tip Sheet

MIDVALE, Utah — Aeroscape Property Maintenance & Landscaping has released a tree and shrub care tip sheet for Utah. The Utah summertime weather can be brutal to trees and shrubs, especially the ones that have been planted (or transplanted) during the last couple of years.

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has officially invaded Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties! All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, and the Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs have already started to emerge. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share what to look for and how to capture and destroy these destructive insects.

Cornerstone Ranch is Horse’n Around – with Ice Cream!

PRINCETON, Mass. — Cornerstone Ranch, Princeton, MA with land in Rutland, celebrates summer serving up delicious local, premium ice cream, pony rides, horse drawn rides, farm tours, and trail rides. New expansion features ice cream flavors named after horses!

Arizona Hemp Consultants Obtains the Very First Industrial Hemp Growing License in Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Effective May 31, 2019 Arizona legalized the growing and processing of industrial hemp in Arizona, and on that date at 9 a.m. Arizona Hemp Consultants obtained the very first license to grow and harvest hemp in the State.

Ethically-Sourced Vanilla Now Available Online

ORLANDO, Fla. — Bakers everywhere know the importance of using quality ingredients in their products. Take vanilla beans for example — their unique flavor can enhance the worlds of both savory and sweet foods. However, according to Native Vanilla, an Orlando-based vanilla provider, vanilla beans can be challenging to find, purchase and have delivered to your door in a timely manner

Warrington Shaw Says Prolonged Trade War Will Devastate US Farmers

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Warrington Shaw analysts say U.S. farmers will miss out on more earning potential as China hits back at Trump’s punitive import tariffs. U.S. farmers have stood firmly behind Trump and his efforts to broker a better trade deal with China.

Hudson Valley Cabernet Franc Coalition Hosts Inaugural Barrel and New Release Tasting Event

MARLBORO, N.Y. — The wineries of the Hudson Valley Cabernet Franc Coalition will tap their barrels, uncork new releases, and share some gems from their cellars in their first-ever tasting event. The Barrel & New Release Tasting will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Nostrano Vineyards.

Wente Vineyards Announces 2019 Sustainability Report Card for Earth Day

LIVERMORE VALLEY, Calif. — In honor of today’s Earth Day 2019, Wente Vineyards is proud to share an updated series of green initiatives and programming, all of which reflect the winery’s longstanding (136 years and counting!) and ongoing commitment to sustainable wine growing.