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2014-10-30 08:39:24

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), U.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS) and Costa Rica's Tropical Agricultural Research & Higher Education Center (CATIE) announce the creation of the Americas Cacao Breeders Working Group. This group, the first of its kind in the Americas, will be established during an Americas Cacao Breeders meeting that will be held at CATIE in Turrialba, Costa Rica, October 29 - 31,...

2014-10-30 08:36:57

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy demand continues for Marijuana industry specific technology and climate control services for Cannabis operations as more U.S. states move towards legalization and acceptance with approaching elections. Companies in focus today are: Surna Inc. (OTC: SRNA), Growblox Sciences Inc. (OTC: GBLX), Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP), GreenGro Technologies Inc. (OTC: GRNH) and Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) Surna Inc....

2014-10-29 23:15:41

Solidifying their position as a leading provider of practical storage sheds solutions; Storage Sheds Outlet now announces the arrival of a new collection of metal sheds. Ponderay, ID (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Solidifying their position as a leading provider of practical storage sheds solutions; Storage Sheds Outlet now announces the arrival of a new collection of metal sheds. The company provides strong, durable and functional metal sheds that are an utter necessity for commercial and...

2014-10-29 23:11:23

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Farm Equipment Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Growth in the global market for agricultural equipment is varied dependent on factors including economic scenario, weather and demand. Population growth is expected to fuel demand for agriculture product, which in turn would lead to increase in demand for farm equipment. A rising standard of living and increasing personal...

2014-10-29 23:04:36

ReportsnReports.com offer “Seed Coating Materials Market by Type (polymers, Colorants, Binders, and Other Additives), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds, Fruits & Vegetables) & By Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019“global research report in its store. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Seed coating is the process of applying crop protection chemicals and/or color, which can be applied directly on to seeds or pellets, offering both aesthetic and environmental...

2014-10-29 23:00:54

50 Year Anniversary of War on Poverty Continues to Help Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Washington D.C. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 “Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope, some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both. Our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity. This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. I urge this Congress and all Americans to join...

2014-10-29 16:24:03

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first reports from a new study offering a comprehensive evaluation of the economic and societal benefits of neonicotinoid insecticides in North America will be released today by Growing Matters. Conducted by independent agricultural economists and scientists with AgInfomatics, LLC, this research documents the value of neonicotinoids to agriculture as well as residential and urban landscapes, and the significant implications if these products...

2014-10-29 12:26:16

The November Issue of Food Nutrition & Science Investigates Ebola and Cocoa Exports, Caffeine in Children, Part Two of GMO Analysis, and more. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current Ebola outbreak is the largest in history, but the disease has not effected cocoa supply according to experts and featured in the November issue of Food Nutrition & Science. West Africa is the world's largest producer of cocoa beans with an estimated 73% of the world's beans...

2014-10-29 08:26:51

Global Agrochemicals Industry 2014-2019: Trends, Profit, and Forecast Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The increasing demand for food and growing awareness associated with the benefits of fertilizers and pesticides in crop production are the major driving forces of the industry. The use of the latest technologies to increase farm production and increasing government investments in agriculture to increase crop yields provide huge opportunities to this market. The...

2014-10-28 23:01:50

New innovative tools are now available to companies in the organic agricultural industry (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Vital Force Technology (VFT), a division of Energy Tools International (ETI), today announced a new corporate focus on bringing the benefits of energy-infused products to the growing organic agriculture sector. Concurrent with the announcement, the company issued a “white paper” targeted to vendors and manufacturers in the agriculture sector. “Producers and manufacturers...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Poll Dorset
2014-10-27 11:20:12

The poll Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Australia and was developed to be purebred hornless breed. It was developed between 1937 and 1954 by introducing the poll gene into the Dorset Horn breed and back breeding until the bloodline was nearly one hundred percent Dorset Horn. This breed shares its name with the polled Dorset that was developed in the United States at the North Carolina State University in the 1950’s, but these two breeds are not the same. The poll...

Papaver alpinum
2014-10-27 10:30:54

Papaver alpinum is a species of poppy plant found in the region of the Alps. The plant is commonly known as the Alpine poppy. This species actually includes multiple sub-species. P. alpinum is a short, upright perennial, meaning it can survive longer than 2 years. It can grow to a height of 5 to 20 centimeters. It has several upright and hairy stems. As with all species of poppy, it produces latex. It has feathery leaves that are arranged in a rosette and touch the ground. The flowers...

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

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