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2014-09-12 08:20:53

PASO ROBLES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines has begun serving Peachy Canyon Winery's Westside Zinfandel 2011 from Paso Robles on their international business class routes starting from early August 2014. The wine has been introduced in Business Class on routes in Asia, North America, Oceania and other major destinations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145660 Japan Airlines selected wines for 2014 from a group of over 1000 wines proposed by...

2014-09-08 23:12:08

Researchers seeking funding from the Maryland Soybean Board for 2014-2015 are being reminded of the "Request for Proposal" procedure required in the checkoff grant process. SALISBURY, MD (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Researchers seeking funding from the Maryland Soybean Board for 2014-2015 are being reminded of the "Request for Proposal" procedure required in the checkoff grant process. As has been the case in recent years, the research committee of the board is asking...

2014-08-06 12:30:44

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal judge in Los Angeles denied a motion filed by Corn Refiners Association ("CRA") member companies seeking leave to amend their counterclaim against the sugar industry defendants in the Western Sugar Cooperative et al v. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company et al. litigation on Tuesday. The motion sought leave to expand an existing counterclaim against The Sugar Association and to include other individual members of the sugar...

2014-08-04 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Monday, August 11, 2014, to review its financial results for second quarter 2014. Farmer Mac is expected to release its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014 prior to the opening of the equity markets on August 11, 2014. The conference call can be accessed by...

2014-06-30 08:24:26

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from land-grant universities in 12 central U.S. states have entered into a partnership with the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Hypoxia Task Force to support state and national efforts to reduce water pollution and help to maintain the productivity and vitality of American agriculture. The participating land-grant universities include: the University of Arkansas, University of Illinois, Iowa State University, University...

2014-06-17 23:04:28

The Maryland Soybean Board is accepting proposals for funding projects in the areas of soybean promotion and use. Salisbury, MD. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Got any bright ideas on how to use soybeans, or soy byproducts? Or new ideas on promoting “the magic bean” which continues to win acclaim as a major health food? If so, the Maryland Soybean Board would like to hear from you. The all-farmer board, which administers the national soybean checkoff program, in Maryland, is accepting...

2014-06-10 16:29:19

DAVIS, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new 2014 Farm Bill brought changes in conservation, commodity programs, crop insurance, rural development programs, loans, disaster programs, energy opportunities and much more. Many of these changes will take full effect in fiscal year 2015, beginning October 1, 2014. Interested farmers, ranchers, agencies and organizations are welcome to attend workshops to hear about these and other Farm Bill changes from four USDA...

2014-05-29 16:22:26

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation to permanently enact a tax incentive designed to spur land conservation and conserve America's working farms and ranches - H.R. 2807 - was passed out of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee today. "This is a great step forward for land conservation and for providing a reliable tool to ensure today's natural treasures can be enjoyed for generations to come," said Rand Wentworth, president of the Land...

2014-05-27 20:20:54

California's Bay-Delta Designated a Critical Conservation Area DAVIS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new era in American conservation efforts with an historic focus on public-private partnership. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), created in the 2014 Farm Bill, will fund a number of conservation activities across California - with special funding available for...

2014-05-27 15:50:30

University of New Hampshire When it comes to the factors that can send low-income rural families into a downward spiral, health issues and relationship changes appear to be major trigger events. When it comes to the factors that can send low-income rural families into a downward spiral, health issues and relationship changes appear to be major trigger events. Fortunately, support networks – in particular, extended families – can help ease these poverty spells, according to new...


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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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