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2011-04-13 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widespread use of illegal foreign labor by large agribusinesses results in huge profits for corporate farms, while consumers continue to see rising prices at the supermarket checkout, finds a new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

2011-03-07 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, today announced it is expanding operations into India and has named Subhas Pattnaik as director of operations for the market.

2010-09-22 13:28:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Kincannon & Reed, a leading global executive search firm focused on the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors, today announced the promotion of Jon Leafstedt to Managing Partner.

2010-02-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As financial markets recover, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in U.S. food and agriculture are likely to build in 2010, according to a new Rabobank report.

2009-11-11 09:00:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This new Agribusiness division will focus on crop insurance as well as farm and livestock insurance. Chuck Gabel, Divisional Vice President of International Excess Agribusiness, has specialized in crop insurance and farm insurance for 20+ years.

2009-11-10 15:52:00

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2009-03-09 11:14:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced that Mark Haden, Director of Investor Relations, will address the 14th Annual Global Ag Productivity Conference in London on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 9:50 a.m. GMT/ 5:50 a.m. EDT.

2009-02-09 09:40:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced that Jacqualyn Fouse, CFO, will address the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Agricultural Biotech Forum in New York City on Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at 3:10 p.m.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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