Vegetables to Grow Indoors

Vegetables to Grow Indoors

by AgroWeb on March 23, 2017

If you want to have vegetables plant by your own but you don’t have enough land there is still hope. AgroWeb.org will show you how to plant vegetables indoor. Conservatories and windowsills are good sites for growing vegetables. Put heavy containers on the floor or a firm support. Some vegetable plants, including trailing species, are suitable for growing in hanging baskets fitted with ...

Albanian Tasteful Sage Makes a Great Cooking Herb

Albanian Tasteful Sage Makes a Great Cooking Herb

by AgroWeb on March 22, 2017

It’s hard to not love an ingredient that loves oil. And that’s exactly what sage does - it partners perfectly with foods rich in oils and fats. That’s why it is so common in hearty foods. The color of sage leaves and their flavor varies but, in essence, Albanian sage is a very strongly aromatic and slightly bitter herb that can withstand long cooking times without losing its ...

List of Foods Highest in Phosphorus Content

List of Foods Highest in Phosphorus Content

by AgroWeb on March 22, 2017

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient required for proper cell functioning, regulation of calcium, strong bones and teeth, and for making ATP (adenosine triphosphate) a molecule which provides energy to our cells. A deficiency in phosphorus can lead to lowered appetite, anemia, muscle pain, improper bone formation (rickets), numbness, and a weakened immune system. Phosphorus is found in almost ...

The Top Five Plum Juice Benefits

The Top Five Plum Juice Benefits

by AgroWeb on March 22, 2017

Plum juice is able to provide you with a good boost of numerous vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. In juice form, plums can help treat a wide range of medical conditions such as macular degeneration, indigestion, diabetes, and osteoporosis, among others. BENEFIT #1 - Helps Aid Weight Loss The dietary fiber in plum juice absorbs water as it goes through your digestive track and its resultant bulk...

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Banks increase lending, despite 2016 losses

by AgroWeb on March 7, 2017

Banks increase lending, despite 2016 losses

Savings and Credit Associations in Albania have significantly increased crediting in rural areas during 2016, according to Central Bank. Last year, crediting amounted to 5.5 billion Lek or up by 14.3 percent compared to 2015. Deposits in Savings and Credit Associations were up by 30 percent, meeting almost 88 percent of crediting needs. Central Bank says that Savings and Credit Associations are ...

Government to provide more help to small farmers

by AgroWeb on March 6, 2017

Government to provide more help to small farmers

Government of Albania will boost its support for the sector of agriculture via subsidies and schemes that will provide direct benefits to farmers. A 16 million USD subsidy scheme will take place this year to provide support to poor and small farmers, which according to Ministry of Agriculture are a priority for the government. Large-scale farmers will be eligible for support via soft loans from ...

Smart Work Pays off at the Biggest Agro Market in Elbasan

by AgroWeb on February 8, 2017

Smart Work Pays off at the Biggest Agro Market in Elbasan

500 new jobs. The biggest market in the area with a Eur 2.2 Million investment value. High European standards. 100 agribusinesses within the market. Aiming an investment of $1,9 Million for implementing 100% energy from solar panel system and a dedicated distribution and collection center for export purposes worth $0.9 Million. Just a simple fact checking! It’s not an electoral campaign ...

Albanians spend 1,7% of food budget for Citrus

by AgroWeb on February 7, 2017

Albanians spend 1,7% of food budget for Citrus

Last year, consumer spending for citrus had a direct contribution of 1.7% in the budget dedicated to food and non-alcoholic drinks. According to data published by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the largest contribution within this category remains costs for oranges and mandarins, namely around 50% of the overall expenditure. According to ATA, even the vegetable yield scored a rise. The ...

Ecology

2016 was the hottest year on record - again

by AgroWeb on January 19, 2017

Last year was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s, the World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday morning. That means 2016 set a global heat record for the third year in a row according to NOAA and NASA, who held a joint press conference on Wednesday to discuss the record. Climate scientists say greenhouse gas pollution, which humans are creating ...

Climate changes pose serious threat to country’s security and welfare

by AgroWeb on October 21, 2016

Climate changes pose serious threats to the country’s security and welfare, with agriculture being the worst affected sector of the economy“ Minister of Environment Lefter Koka said during the presentation of the Third National Communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in a three-year long process involving national institutions, climate change ...

The Paris Agreement is officially a done deal

by AgroWeb on October 6, 2016

The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force on November 4, after a coalition of the world's largest polluters and small island nations threatened by rising seas pushed it past a key threshold on Wednesday. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the agreement's strong international support a "testament for the urgency of action." The deal takes effect 30 days ...

Economy

Banks increase lending, despite 2016 losses

by AgroWeb on March 7, 2017

Savings and Credit Associations in Albania have significantly increased crediting in rural areas during 2016, according to Central Bank. Last year, crediting amounted to 5.5 billion Lek or up by 14.3 percent compared to 2015. Deposits in Savings and Credit Associations were up by 30 percent, meeting almost 88 percent of crediting needs. Central Bank says that Savings and Credit Associations are ...

Government to provide more help to small farmers

by AgroWeb on March 6, 2017

Government of Albania will boost its support for the sector of agriculture via subsidies and schemes that will provide direct benefits to farmers. A 16 million USD subsidy scheme will take place this year to provide support to poor and small farmers, which according to Ministry of Agriculture are a priority for the government. Large-scale farmers will be eligible for support via soft loans from ...

Smart Work Pays off at the Biggest Agro Market in Elbasan

by AgroWeb on February 8, 2017

500 new jobs. The biggest market in the area with a Eur 2.2 Million investment value. High European standards. 100 agribusinesses within the market. Aiming an investment of $1,9 Million for implementing 100% energy from solar panel system and a dedicated distribution and collection center for export purposes worth $0.9 Million. Just a simple fact checking! It’s not an electoral campaign ...

Natural & Organic

How to Make Pomegranate Jam at Home

How to Make Pomegranate Jam at Home

by AgroWeb on March 23, 2017

When fall is the season, our pomegranates finally begin to ripen. These bright red globes hang from the tree like ornaments, sometimes bursting open to reveal hundreds of juicy fruit seeds. But what to do with them? You can eat them straight, juice them, or in this case, make pomegranate jelly with them. Pomegranate Jam Recipe Ingredients 4 cups pomegranate juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 ...

Sunflower Seeds - Albanian’s Favorite Pastime

Sunflower Seeds - Albanian’s Favorite Pastime

by AgroWeb on March 23, 2017

Admit it! You were hooked too back in the time, after fourth grade. Just the thought of chewing and spitting out the sunflower seed for our teachers and parents was so gross that they could find covert ways to make us stop. Like the mizzen scene that mouse particularly liked them and that we would have all kind of disease if we kept chewing them. But did it stop us? Not a bit. This is the case ...

The Amazing and Unique Benefits of Rosehip

The Amazing and Unique Benefits of Rosehip

by AgroWeb on March 21, 2017

Roses are one of the most beloved flowers of humankind. Our spring and autumn seasons would undoubtedly be much the poorer without their scent and color. Roses have been around for about 32 million years and they speak of love silently, in a language known only to the heart. However, in this article we will not talk about love, nor about this beautiful flower. We will talk about the wild version ...

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How to identify toxic plastic rice

by AgroWeb on November 10, 2016

China remains the world's largest producer of rice. The huge exporting country harvests over 200 million tons per year and a large share of it gets exported all over the world. But cooks and diners alike should take care: not only are untold amounts of pesticides used in Chinese agriculture, but according to a report in The Korea Times rice is also now being manufactured artificially. Potato ...

AGROKOS FAIR, 16th Edition - Power to Agro

by AgroWeb on October 14, 2016

The International fair “AGROKOS 2016” is simply next door. From October 20th until October 22nd, Prishtina becomes the capital of regional food industry. Once the Fair doors open, the organizers CEO and AGROKOS will replicate the success of the last 15 years of serving food businesses to network. The Fair provides an optimal environment for all exhibitors to successfully promote their...

The Encyclopedia of Vitamins

by AgroWeb on October 11, 2016

An AgroWeb.org explanatory video news presenting all the necessary information about the presence and the power of Vitamins in specific natural products...

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Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

by AgroWeb on March 21, 2017

Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

Report from BBC - Some of the biggest consumers of Brazilian meat have suspended imports over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years. China has banned red meat imports from Brazil, while the European Union said it would stop buying from companies implicated in the scandal. The crisis was triggered by a huge federal police operation on Friday. It found evidence...

The Magic World of Watercress

by AgroWeb on March 21, 2017

The Magic World of Watercress

Watercress earned its reputation as a healing herb quite early. Around 400 BC, Hippocrates located the first hospital on the island of Kos close to a stream to ensure that fresh watercress would be available for treating patients. In the 1700s, Nicholas Culpeper (author of Culpeper's Herbal) believed watercress could cleanse the blood. Modern science has identified more than 15 essential vitamins ...

Walnut oil amazing benefits

by AgroWeb on March 20, 2017

Walnut oil amazing benefits

Walnut oil is a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids. It has high content of phytonutrients and a source of phosphorus, selenium, zinc, magnesium, calcium and iron. It also provides substantial amount of Vitamin B2, B1, B3 along with Niacin and Vitamin E. Though it is edible, it is used less in food preparation in comparison to other oils. It possesses delicate flavor and scent with light color and...

Foods That Make Your Heart Younger

by AgroWeb on March 20, 2017

Foods That Make Your Heart Younger

Albanians are not as young at heart as they think they are. High blood pressure, obesity, smoking and diabetes make the heart older than you by becoming a barely-ticking time bomb. But there are easy ways to separate yourself from the pack and turn back the clock on your heart. In fact, according to a recent study more than 50 percent of all heart attack deaths can be prevented with a handful of...