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  1. According to jamestownsun.com, Written By: Keith Norman;.the greenhouse project was originally announced in August 2020 when a letter of intent to construct a 30-acre greenhouse was signed. The project timeline was extended in February with a Sept. 30, 2021, construction start listed in a new memo of understanding.

    The project features remain the same with about 30 acres under glass for growing tomatoes and other vegetables. The project’s plans include using waste steam from Spiritwood Station, Great River Energy’s electrical generating plant at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park, and carbon dioxide from Dakota Spirit AgEnergy, an ethanol plant also at the SEPA industrial park.

    Continue reading Houweling Greenhouse project construction goal now set for 2022 at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  2. “My investment group chose to do this. It is not connected to climate,” he wrote.

    “The agriculture sector is important. With more productive seeds we can avoid deforestation and help Africa deal with the climate difficulty they already face. It is unclear how cheap biofuels can be but if they are cheap it can solve the aviation and truck emissions.”

    This is part of a broader 269,000-acre land portfolio belonging to the couple and associated entities across 19 US states, with the largest holdings in Louisiana (69,071 acres), Arkansas (47,927 acres), and Arizona (25,750 acres).

    A spokesperson for Cascade Investment — a firm chaired and controlled by Bill Gates, and possibly what he was referring to as “my investment group” on Reddit — declined to comment on specific land holdings at the time.

    Continue reading Bill Gates tells Reddit why he’s bought so much farmland at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  3. Toronto Sun; the Canada Revenue Agency earlier said it loses $11.4 billion a year in unpaid corporate tax, $8.7 billion in unpaid personal tax, $3 billion lost to offshore accounts, and $2.9 billion in missing GST revenue.

    Continue reading Canada out $29 billion a year in uncollected federal taxes: Report at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  4. iPolitics.ca; But of all these measures, the weakest is China’s strategy of economic coercion. Canada could occupy a strategically advantageous position, but this …

    Continue reading If Australia can shun China, Canada should, too at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  5. CTV News; MEXICO CITY: Mexican officials said Friday they expect even more migrants to come back to Mexico from the United States, both as a result of deportations and voluntary returns.

    Continue reading Mexico expects more migrants to return from US in 2021 at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  6. Greenhouse Canada; Aurora Cannabis is laying off 214 workers. The company’s flagship greenhouse south of Edmonton will reportedly reduce operations by 75 per cent.

    Continue reading Aurora Cannabis lays off 214 workers at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  7. Reuters: China arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig in December 2018, shortly after Canadian police picked up Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on a U.S. warrant. The two men face spying charges.

    Continue reading China is hurting its own interests with arbitrary detentions, Canada PM Trudeau says at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  8. Toronto Star: MEXICO CITY – The Mexican government announced the country’s daily minimum wage will rise by 15% in January to the equivalent of about $7 per day.

    The new wage still amounts to less than $1 per hour. But the increase is well above the country’s current 3.3% inflation rate.

    Minimum wages on the northern border, which are higher due to higher costs of living, will also rise 15% to about $10.70 per day.

    Continue reading Mexico’s minimum wage to rise 15% over business objections at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  9. Toronto Sun; If you haven’t yet read about the scandal of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau allowing China’s communist-led military to train in winter warfare, you’ve got to be living in Chinese-occupied Tibet or inside China’s concentration camps for its Uighur Muslim minority.

    Continue reading FATAH: China’s troops trained in Canada against which country? at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

  10. The Villages Daily Sun; UF/IFAS advises people to only use plastic for cold protection when supported by frames or hoops, such as in a greenhouse or high tunnel.

    Continue reading Farmers shield crops from cold weather at Greenhouse Vegetable News.

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