Archive | September 17th, 2013

VIDEO — Why bees are important to your business

September 17, 2013

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Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? In this Ted Talk, Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of […]

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Posturecraft Mattress Company to locate bedding manufacturing operations in Plantersville

September 17, 2013

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JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Posturecraft Mattress Company announced today the company is locating bedding manufacturing operations in Plantersville, Miss., in Lee County. The project represents a $1.75 million company investment and is creating more than 100 new jobs. In April, Posturecraft’s facility in Alabama was destroyed by fire as the result […]

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Got mother’s milk? Forrest General meets demand with depot

September 17, 2013

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While most are familiar with hospitals’ constant struggle to maintain their supply of blood, many are unaware that health care facilities also face a challenge when it comes to another life-sustaining liquid — human milk. Demand for donor human milk in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) continues to rise. Supply of donor milk has been […]

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