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2014-02-13 00:20:58

Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world BEIJING, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) today released a report which indicates more than 18 million farmers in 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013, reflecting a five million, or three percent, increase in global biotech crop hectarage. 2013 also marks the first-ever...

2010-10-27 13:28:00

MIDLAND PARK, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Agri-Med Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GAGO) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Quad Energy Corp., has secured its first $500,000 of its previously announced non-brokered private placement. The proceeds of this flow through offering will be allocated to the ongoing operations of Quad Energy in its efforts to generate revenue from its existing properties. The flow through offering has been secured through B.I.G Investments and is...

2008-09-10 12:00:33

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2008) - A strong global agriculture sector and robust commodity prices drove record high agri-product sales for Viterra (TSX:VT) in the three months ended July 31, 2008. Increased demand throughout the Company's expanded network and enhanced elevator efficiencies also drove third quarter net earnings to $166.7 million ($0.71 earnings per share), up from $98.5 million ($0.58 earnings per share) for the same period in 2007. For the nine months ended...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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