New 2015 Coconut Nursery is being planted.

New 2015 Coconut Nursery is well under way with 1000's of coconuts being planted. This is a very hands-on approach with maximum efforts producing maximum results.     The 2014 coconut plantation is seeing good health and growth on all trees. These dwarf variety coconut trees will grow between one…

3D technology helping power Nicaragua!

A team of UWindsor students are asking the public to help them fund their project to bring micro wind turbines to communities like those in Nicaragua where a struggle with rural electrification is at large. Kyle Bassett and Lucas Semple have designed a micro wind turbine which uses a 3D…

Remaking world trade?

By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff June 18, 2015 SAN MIGUELITO, NICARAGUA—Colossal. Mammoth. Vast. There’s almost no other way to describe the proposal to build a 170-mile, inter-oceanic canal across Nicaragua, and while the plan has been greeted with widespread skepticism, powerful global forces may also coax the project forward. Those…

Nicaragua Canal will be a green project

The Nicaragua Canal project now under construction is expected not only to link the Atlantic and Pacific oceans but be a green project as well, an adviser with China's HKND Group that holds the concession for the canal told local media on Monday. The 279-km-long mega project, which began at…

June Discovery Tour

The June 13-15 Timber/Coconut Discovery Tour was a great success. The first day of the tour was to visiting one of our six plantations. The weather was perfect and everyone had a great learning experience.   On the second day we all visited the main nursery and learned some interesting new…

Planting continues.

Planting continues.     So far, our June rainfall has totaled 5 ½” and with more to come it bodes well for the success of this season’s crop. In preparation for the planting of another plot of hardwood saplings our crews use posts to create straight lines and to mark…
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