25May2017

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NEW battery walk-behind mowers from John Deere

John Deere has introduced two cordless battery powered models to its extensive range of petrol and electric walk-behind mowers for residential customers.

Thanks to the latest Lithium-Ion battery technology, there are no cables, petrol or pollution to worry about.

Read more: NEW battery walk-behind mowers from John Deere

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    Vitalnova Blade: A Proven Biostimulant

    Biostimulants are substances and microorganisms applied to plants and root zones to enhance plant growth, and root zone microbial activity. Historically the diversity of biostimulant products available was limited but in recent years a plethora of new products have come to the market in response to an increase in demand and interest.

    Read more: Vitalnova Blade: A Proven Biostimulant

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      Bloom Show Gardens to pay Floral Tribute to Global Issues

      The global fall-out from the rise of “fake news”, the need for a safe-haven for dementia sufferers and making Ireland the best country in the world to be a dog are among the diverse themes and inspiration for the Bloom 2017 show gardens. Run by Bord Bia and now in its 11th year, Bloom showcases the best of Ireland’s horticultural and food industry.

      Read more: Bloom Show Gardens to pay Floral Tribute to Global Issues

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        Upcoming Horticulture Open Day in Kildalton

        A Horticultural Open Day will take place at the Teagasc Kildalton horticultural college in Piltown, County Kilkenny, on Thursday, 18 May, starting at 10.30 am. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the college, view the horticultural units and explore the variety of courses available.

        Read more: Upcoming Horticulture Open Day in Kildalton

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          GLDA Helps Make-A-Wish Foundation's 2000th Wish Come True with Magical Fairy Garden

          GLDA were delighted to help Make-A-Wish Ireland make their 2000th wish come true. David Shortall MGDLA designed and project managed this Magical Fairy Garden for a little girl called Brooke.

          Read more: GLDA Helps Make-A-Wish Foundation's 2000th Wish Come True with Magical Fairy Garden

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            NAD is now introducing Bio-Press for Moss Control in Lawn

            Viano BIO-Press is a 100% natural liquid fertiliser for lawns with indirect action against moss.
            Reduces moss within 24 hours after application. BIO-Press is certified for use in organic horticulture. Ideal to apply on lawns with moss infestation and before scarification.

            Read more: NAD is now introducing Bio-Press for Moss Control in Lawn

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              A new path for pesticide assessment | European Food Safety Authority

              It is one of the most debated questions in chemical risk assessment: can exposure to chemicals such as pesticides cause ill health in humans? Scientists currently rely on experimental toxicology evidence, such as animal or cell studies, to assess their safety. A new approach proposed by EFSA will help further our understanding by making better use of epidemiological studies on human health.

              Read more: A new path for pesticide assessment | European Food Safety Authority

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                Deere & Company is among World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies

                The Most Admired research reviews a company’s performance on nine criteria, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

                Read more: Deere & Company is among World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies

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                  New Application for Tracking Invasive Alien Species with Your Smartphone

                  The JRC has developed a smartphone app that will help citizens to capture and share information about 37 invasive alien species of Union concern in Europe. The 'Invasive Alien Species Europe' app, which contains detailed information and photos of those plants and animals, makes it possible for citizens to use their phones' GPS system and camera to capture images of them.

                  Read more: New Application for Tracking Invasive Alien Species with Your Smartphone