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Better Soybeans For A Hot Dry Hungry World

Better Soybeans For A Hot, Dry, Hungry World

Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory A new study shows that soybean plants can be redesigned to increase crop yields while requiring less water and helping to offset greenhouse gas warming. The study is the first to demonstrate...

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2014-04-18 23:03:17

ReportsnReports.com adds Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 industry research reports to its store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/280781-grow-lights-for-agriculture-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020.html. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 This 2014 research on Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 has 459 pages, 221 tables and figures....

2014-04-17 23:02:31

With the warm weather that comes with spring, there’s no better time to start training a dog. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Spring is the perfect time to train a dog. The warmer weather means it’s easier to take dogs outside, giving pet owners the perfect opportunity to housebreak them. The Puppy Store is ready to provide all their customers with valuable information and help for training new puppies this spring. When a customer gets their new puppy at The Puppy Store, they will...

2014-04-17 23:02:16

US Bio Carbon announces a new solution to the nitrates runoff problem. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Recently many countries, including the United States and Japan, have reached a state of diminishing returns regarding the use of artificial fertilizers, according to recent research done by Oregon State University. Artificial fertilizer can allow farmers to maintain land productivity in regions where the nutrient cycle is no longer completed efficiently due to pesticides...

2014-04-16 23:14:26

Got Produce?® announces its new innovations in drone technology for use in hydroponic greenhouses. Drone technologies allow targeted real-time information for immediate control response. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Today, local food provider Got Produce?® revealed that their newest innovation, a distributed wireless control system, is taking flight with drone technology. The announcement was made during to a premier gathering of attendees at the University of...

2014-04-16 23:12:53

This report estimates the market size of the global and European crop protection chemicals market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-crop-protection-chemicals-market-1131.html). (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The report, "European Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018"...

2014-04-16 23:06:41

This report focuses on the global poultry feed market. The research categorizes the global poultry feed market based on the geography, type, and additives. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/poultry-feed-market-147838333.html) (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The report "Poultry Feed Market by Type (Layers, Broilers, And Turkeys), by Additives, (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, And Feed Acidifiers) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts...

2014-04-16 12:32:25

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTZ Certified is launching a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part. UTZ members such as Migros/Delica AG, Natra and REWE Group are actively collaborating in this...

2014-04-16 12:32:22

$2 million grant to launch 4-H Food Smart Families pilot program in five states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this need, National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation announced today a partnership that will equip more families to make healthy living a part of their everyday lives through nutrition education,...

2014-04-16 12:23:46

ALBANY, New York, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Water Soluble Fertilizers (Nitrogen, Potassium, Phosphate and Others) Market For Fertigation and Foliar Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global water soluble fertilizers market was valued at USD 2.44 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 13.72 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of...

2014-04-16 00:20:38

BASEL, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Strong start to European season -- Ongoing emerging market growth -- North American season delayed by weather -- On track to achieve full year sales growth target Sales in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 5 percent at constant exchange rates. The increase in reported sales was 2 percent owing to the depreciation of a number of emerging market currencies against the dollar. Integrated sales Integrated sales rose...


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Landais Pony
2014-04-18 09:25:30

The Landais is a small breed of pony from southwest France mainly in the area of Pau. The Landais was believed to be developed by crossing a native French horse with an Arabian around 732 AD. In the early 1800s the breed roamed wild but was pushed into small herds by the drying of the swamps and forest harvests. The pony remained in the wild until after WW II. During the war, many ponies were killed by mines, hunted and caught to sell, thus reducing the population of the breed. Automobile...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

Java Pony
2014-04-17 11:17:34

The Java Pony is one of eight breeds of ponies native to Indonesia. The Java adapted well to the tropical climate. Native horses were bred with imported Arabian and Barb horses and has developed the Java into a hearty breed. They are bred privately but also may be subsidized by the state. Because the Java is bred in this  manner, there can be a variety of differences in their characteristics around the Indonesian Islands. The Java has a small body with a deep, wide chest and a short...

Hokkaido Pony
2014-04-17 11:01:25

The Hokkaido Pony is a breed of pony native to Japan. It is an old breed but very rare. It is most likely a descendent of the now extinct Nanbu, a military horse, but no confirmation of this exists. It is believed that the Hokkaido Pony was transported from Honshu by fishermen in the spring months between 1600 and 1800. The ponies were left in Hokkaido when the fishermen returned to Honshu in the fall. The fishermen would return in the spring with new ponies and also use the surviving...

Highland Pony
2014-04-14 08:25:02

The Highland Pony is one of the largest breeds of pony of the mountain and moorland pony breeds. It is native to Scotland and the British Isles. Originally used as a work horse dating back to the 1880s, but now the pony is mainly used for driving, trekking and riding, but some are still used for working. Some breeders specifically develop Highland Ponies for packing deer from the mountains and limited timber extraction. Two types of Highland’s were originally bred, a small pony of the...

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