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Reducing Red Meat Consumption Key To Keeping Greenhouse Gas

Reducing Red Meat Consumption Key To Keeping Greenhouse Gas Emissions Manageable

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unless global red meat and dairy product consumption is reduced, greenhouse gases resulting from food production will increase by 80 percent in the years to come, a team of researchers from...

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2014-09-02 04:21:22

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - today announced the launch of its new fully-featured website coruralhealth.org. The new site reflects CRHC's commitment to providing resources and tools for rural healthcare providers and its role as the clearinghouse for rural health information. Other integral features include the cross-platform integration...

2014-09-01 23:04:30

Teaster's Tea Company of Lubbock, Texas announces the grand opening of its new store at 4601 South Loop 289. Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Teaster's Tea Company of Lubbock, Texas announces the grand opening of its new store at 4601 South Loop 289. Owners Rick and Donna Austin say Teasters isn't your typical tea store. "Our passion is to offer our customers the finest teas from around the world, selectively brewed to perfection." Teasters Tea Company is a...

2014-09-01 23:02:28

Latest Report "Global Animal Feed Additives Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020" now available at GrandViewResearch.com. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/animal-feed-additives-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The global market for animal feed additives is expected to reach USD 19.54 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing protein demand, especially in...

2014-09-01 12:21:10

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Type (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, and Others), by Crop Type (Cereals & grains, Oilseeds & pulses, Fruits & vegetables, and others), by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019", the crop protection market is projected to grow from $50,718.46 Million in 2013 to $69,614.33 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2014 to 2019. The global crop...

2014-08-31 23:02:43

The Europe Biopesticides Market report defines and segments the biopesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue- http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-biopesticides-1352685033.html (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Europe Biopesticides Market report defines and segments the biopesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The biopesticides market in Europe is estimated to grow from $417.0 million in 2013 to $889.3 million by 2017, at a CAGR of...

2014-08-29 16:24:37

September 1 to 4, 2014 High-Level Dialogue Galvanizes Action to Improve Food Security through Research, Innovation, and the Wisdom of Local Farmers ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - A broad cross-section of women's groups, youth, government officials, farming organizations, private sector representatives, and researchers have gathered at the Research to Feed Africa High-Level Policy Dialogue in Ethiopia to track progress and inspire action to address critical food...

2014-08-29 12:25:49

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing of industrial hemp ("hemp") in Illinois for research purposes will become legal on January 1, 2015 thanks to Governor Quinn's signing of HB 5085 on August 26th, 2014. This marks the third time hemp legislation has been put before a governor in the state. The two prior attempts were made in 1999 and 2000, but both were vetoed by Governor Ryan. The reason for the 2000 veto was stated to be a lack of private funding of...

2014-08-29 12:22:13

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Aquafeed Market by End Consumption (Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Others), by Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, Feed Acidifiers, Others), by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, the global AquaFeed Market is projected to be valued at 89,479.0 MT by 2019 and $123,990.3 million by 2019 at CAGRs of 10.7% and 12.3%, respectively, from 2014 to...

gloomy scale insect
2014-08-29 03:00:22

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees – and the news is not good. “Recent studies found that scale insect populations increase on oak and maple trees in warmer urban areas, which raises the possibility that these pests may also increase with global warming,” says Dr. Elsa...

2014-08-29 08:21:54

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announced today that management will host an Investor - Analyst Forum on September 4, 2014, at the Le Parker Meridien in New York City. The event will feature a global business update followed by an executive management panel discussion. Beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT, an audio live webcast of the formal presentations will be accessible via the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Mulefoot
2014-08-28 08:52:56

The mulefoot is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Spain, although its exact origins are unknown. It is likely that the breed descended from hogs that were brought to the Gulf Coast of Spain and although pigs with non-cloven hooves have been known since the time of Aristotle, this is the only one to be considered a breed. This is due to its established standard and use in agriculture. The stock in America that was descended from Spanish lines was managed by selective breeding until...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Choctaw Hog
2014-08-27 09:43:31

The Choctaw hog is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the United States of America after Spaniards brought livestock to the area in the sixteenth century. The breed was used by Native Americans and European settlers as well as many others for over three hundred years. During the nineteenth century, the Choctaw people moved into the Oklahoma Territory and in 1830 the government forcibly removed the people of the Five Civilized Tribes into Oklahoma, who brought with them more hogs. The...

Chato Murciano
2014-08-27 09:39:21

The Chato Murciano is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Murcia in Spain and is the only remaining breed of pig that is native to that area. It was first developed when the Spanish found that their pigs were not meeting their standards, so they bred the Murciano with other pigs including Berkshires, large whites, Victorias, and Tamworths. This created a breed that was and is used for its bacon and meat. The Chato Murciano was named after its place of origin and its short nose....

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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