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2014-04-15 12:23:50

DAVIS, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private landowners interested in enhancing, restoring and protecting wetlands are encouraged to get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set May 15, 2014, as the deadline for considering projects for 2014 Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) funding through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). As part of WRE California NRCS is offering a wetlands...

2014-03-29 23:03:37

Nutriom products found to be safe by USDA-FSIS laboratory. Lacey, WA (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Nutriom LLC is a small, family-owned and operated company, founded by an immigrant who came to this country more than 30 years ago looking for opportunity. Nutriom has developed a new technology for dehydrating eggs using its unique, patent-pending drying technology. Nutriom produces a dehydrated egg (“Egg Crystals™”) that when mixed with water and cooked, functions and tastes just like fresh...

2014-02-18 08:35:39

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) today announced it has received a $200,000 grant from the Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation to expand new, local markets for farmers through the Farm To Institution New York State Partnership (FINYS). The FINYS initiative expands markets for locally-grown agricultural products by working with colleges and universities, schools and other institutions to increase the amount of locally...

2014-01-09 20:22:13

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today welcomes the introduction of the bipartisan updated Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and urged Congress and the Administration to move the legislation forward quickly. "The Corn Refiners Association applauds the efforts of Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch and Congressman Dave Camp and their staffs for their hard work in creating the updated TPA legislation," said John W. Bode,...

2013-12-20 12:26:03

$6 million available to permanently protect farm and ranchlands throughout California DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Land trusts and other eligible entities interested in permanently protecting farm or ranchlands in California are encouraged to get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set Feb. 14, 2014, as the deadline for accepting applications for the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program...

2013-12-16 12:25:45

Dr. Thomas Coon presented with the Gary L. Davis Award CHEVY CHASE, Md., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council honored board trustee Dr. Thomas Coon at its most recent Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, November 14. Dr. Coon was presented with the Gary L. Davis award for his leadership at Michigan State University, being active in 4-H locally in the state of Michigan and nationally, and his work on National 4-H Council's Board of Trustees from 2007 to...

2013-12-04 08:26:26

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today announced the launch of a national, online consumer engagement campaign. It features registered dietitians who promote a healthy lifestyle through caloric balance, including the total sugars in your diet, rather than focus on a specific type of sugar. "Our goal is to provide consumers with facts about health and nutrition so that they can make informed decisions about their diets," said John...

2013-11-27 12:24:43

New youth trustees add fresh perspective CHEVY CHASE, Md., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council is pleased to announce the addition of several leading industry executives in education, agribusiness, food security and healthy living, and two 4-H alumni to the organization's Board of Trustees. During its most recent meeting on Thursday, November 14 when new members were confirmed, National 4-H Council's Board of Trustees appointed its first chairwoman. (Photo:...

2013-11-20 16:22:08

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's air, water, soil, wildlife and landscapes all received a healthy boost in federal fiscal year 2013. Over 2400 farmers and ranchers joined with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and partners to voluntarily invest time and money in protecting and restoring natural resources under their care. Each participant worked with NRCS to create a conservation plan to identify and schedule the conservation...

2013-11-15 16:21:10

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's farmers and ranchers interested in participating in the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) have until Dec. 20, 2013, to do so. WHIP is a voluntary program for conservation-minded landowners who want to develop and improve wildlife habitat on lands with the potential to grow crops, livestock or timber. Highest priority applications are those enhancing...


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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