Nitrates

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First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

State approves $69 million for spring restoration projects

David Lee knows Florida’s springs.The 22-year-old UF environmental engineering senior has led a handful of Travel and Recreation Program journeys through the state’s waterways since January of last year.So when the state legislature announced a $69 million ... [Published Alligator Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

What food labels really mean

You read labels at the supermarket so you can make the healthiest choices. But how do you decide between pasta sauce with “reduced sodium” and another that’s labeled “low sodium”?Here’s a guide from ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher ... [Published Buffalo News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Teagasc Research Delivering

12 September  2014It’sessential that research has a strong impact, Teagasc has a longtradition of practical, applied research underpinned by goodscience, and this has delivered for Irish farmers, theagricultural industry and for the food companies we ... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Frost Could Affect Nitrate Levels

Farmers could be dealing with frost this week.The impact of the frost and potential buildup of nitrates in the crop depends on how cold it gets and for how long.Lorne Klein is a Regional Forage Specialist with Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture."If ... [Published Farms.com - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Nitrate, Nitrates, Livestock
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Rundle: Second homes and supermarkets claim another rural...

Comments (0)It's a sad day when you have no option but to close the business you have strived to work up. But such will be the experience come the end of the month of Paul and Jennie Lawson, whose village store in Winsford, Exmoor, has finally reached ... [Published Western Daily Press - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

The hazards of using nitrogen based fertilizer

Did you know that nitrates could be lurking in your garden produce? It's one of the hazards of using nitrogen based fertilizer. Most of us are aware of the dangers of eating too much nitrate filled processed meat. Unfortunately, we don't stop to think ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

France pays a LOT 08-09-2014

(LUXEMBOURG) - The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that France had failed to adequately prevent water pollution by nitrates and ordered the government to implement regulation or face penalties.The European Commission took the French government ... [Published EU Business - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowing This?

By Dr. MercolaThe hot dog is one of America's most popular foods, with the average person consuming 50 of them per year. Hot dogs are one of the most nutritionally bankrupt foods.Yet for decades, they've been given a free pass, granted one pardon after ... [Published Mercola - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Extension Hosts 43rd Annual Crop Field Day

The 43rd Annual Crop Production Field Day hosted by the University of Minnesota Extension will be Thursday, September 4, at Keith and Jay Kuiters' farm, 1/4 mile south of Clarks Grove on Co. Hwy 45.Registration begins at 9:30 am and the program starts ... [Published The Farmer - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

UFU ULSTER FARMERS' UNION : calls for common sense approach to proposed changes to Nitrates Action Programme

The Ulster Farmers' Union is calling on the Department of Agriculture (DARD) and the Department of the Environment (DOE) to take a "common sense approach and to "think practically about the proposed changes to the Nitrates Action Programme. The comments ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Nitrates, farmer, Action
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Second Lex well tests high for nitrates: Well offline since Aug.7, city says

LEXINGTON, Neb. - A second Lexington well tested high for nitrates, according to a notice from the city.According to the notice, well number nine tested at an average concentration 12.75 milligrams of nitrate per liter of water on two consecutive tests ... [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nitrates found in drinking water

MASON CITY, Iowa – “I guess I wasn’t surprised because we’ve had high nitrates in the past.  If you go back we’ve only had two months of high nitrates in the last year,” said Peggy Hanson, Administrator of Mitchell County Care Facility.The Mitchell County ... [Published KIMT.COM - Aug 26 2014]

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"Nitrates can cause problems with the livestock. It interferes with the flow of oxygen in the blood, certainly it will cause anywhere from minor problems to very significant problems depending on the levels in the feed."
...conference is being held this week between ministers and farming organisations, with Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal announcing that it will "find solutions to respect the rules and fight pollution while still allowing producers to make a living" with all the airy optimism of someone declaring they have discovered how to open an oyster with a bus ticket
So what is it that makes these processed meats so deadly? According to Dr. Mecola it is the addition of nitrates which pose the biggest risk. "Nitrates added to processed meats are frequently converted into nitrosamines which have been found to be strongly connected to certain types of cancers" . Processed meats are also frequently cooked at high temperatures; this can cause the formation of as many as 20 different types of heterocyclic amines...
...Joseph Acierno, Chief Medical Officer and director of the Division of Public Health in the Department of Health and Human Services. "Nitrates are a concern for infants under six months of age and pregnant women, as well as anyone who has a compromised immune system. High levels of nitrates interfere with the blood's ability to carry oxygen and can cause 'blue baby' syndrome."

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State approves $69 million for spring restorati... [Published Alligator Online - Sep 16 2014]
Dietary nitrate boosts nitric oxide production [Published Food Consumer - Sep 15 2014]
What food labels really mean [Published Buffalo News - Sep 15 2014]
Residents can get water checked for nitrates, n... [Published Huron Daily Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Teagasc Research Delivering [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Sep 12 2014]
Frost Could Affect Nitrate Levels [Published Farms.com - Sep 12 2014]
Well water testing program expands [Published Rosemount Town Pages - Sep 11 2014]
Detailed guide: Nitrate Vulnerable Zones [Published Environment Agency - Sep 10 2014]
Effects of corn management on subsequent soybea... [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Sep 10 2014]
Chris Rundle: Second homes and supermarkets cla... [Published Western Daily Press - Sep 10 2014]
The hazards of using nitrogen based fertilizer [Published Examiner.com - Sep 08 2014]
France pays a LOT 08-09-2014 [Published EU Business - Sep 08 2014]
Cover Crops, Hail, and Nitrates [Published AgWeb.com - Sep 08 2014]
Cheap processed meat comes with a hefty price tag [Published Examiner.com - Sep 07 2014]
Free Water Screening to be Offered at Husker Ha... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Sep 05 2014]
EUbusiness Week no. 671 [Published EU Business - Sep 05 2014]
Common causes for unknown cattle deaths [Published Southeast Farm Press - Sep 05 2014]
EU court rules against France over nitrates wat... [Published Expatica France - Sep 04 2014]
DARD MANAGEMENT NOTES: Dairying [Published NewsLetter - Sep 03 2014]
Business leaders slapped with multi-million dol... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
Want to see whale shark? Veraval, Mangrol best ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 01 2014]
Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowin... [Published Mercola - Sep 01 2014]
Extension Hosts 43rd Annual Crop Field Day [Published The Farmer - Aug 29 2014]
Drugs for Heart Disease Under Scrutiny [Published EverydayHealth.com - Aug 28 2014]
Embrace water-quality amendment, Simmons tells ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 28 2014]
UFU ULSTER FARMERS' UNION : calls for common se... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
Times Writers Group: Red tape challenges reduci... [Published St. Cloud Times - Aug 28 2014]
Holbrook Passes Water Test With Flying Colors [Published Az Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Digging deep with management for soil fertility [Published Irish Independent - Aug 27 2014]
Liming is key to unlocking your soil's real pot... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 27 2014]
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The LIFE Environment projects  NITRATES  ( LIFE10 ENV/ES/000478 ) and  sigAGROasesor  ( LIFE11 ENV/ES/000641 ) will organise a technical seminar on nitrogen fertilisation in irrigated areas. The seminar, which is targeted at all professionals dealing ...
Hogan & Coveney welcome renewal of Ireland’s Ni... [Published EnviroLib - Feb 06 2014]
Hogan & Coveney welcome renewal of Ireland’s Nitrates Derogation 05/02/14 The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney TD, announced today ...
Ministers Hogan and Coveney announce details of... [Published EnviroLib - Jan 29 2014]
Ministers Hogan and Coveney announce details of Ireland’s 3rd Nitrates Action Programme 29/01/14 The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Phil Hogan TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney ...
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