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2014-09-10 23:03:40

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Pesticides Market: India, China and Japan Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2009 - 2016" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In simple terms, pesticides are substances that are meant for destroying, attracting, or mitigating any pest. They are effective forms of chemicals that control and eliminate the growth of the insects, fungi, herbs, and other...

2014-09-10 16:27:42

Consumer concerns, GMOs, latest trends top OTA's "All Things Organic" in Baltimore WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's been a busy year for the organic industry. Record sales in the United States, intensifying competition for the attention of the increasingly savvy organic consumer, and a dogged debate over what organic really stands for have meant a very full plate for the organic community. The Organic Trade Association (OTA), the leading authority on the...

2014-09-10 12:28:08

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc., the Montreal-based ag biotech company that develops biological products and processes for agriculture, today announced it has signed its first commercial strategic partnership with Axter Agroscience inc. of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec. Inocucor President and CEO Donald R. Marvin announced the collaboration with Axter, one of Canada's leading providers of foliar feeding crop solutions, at the Ag Innovation Showcase in...

2014-09-10 08:33:31

The Global Leader in Non-Dormant Alfalfa and the Leading Argentine Ag-Biotech Join Forces to Enter a Fully Integrated Alfalfa Seed Joint Venture with R&D and Marketing Capabilities FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), a leading U.S.-based alfalfa seed producer, and Bioceres S.A., a leading agricultural biotechnology company owned by one of the largest groups of farmers in Latin America, today announced they will create a Joint...

2014-09-10 08:30:16

Company Plans on Introducing Second CBD ("Cannabidiol") Product Within Days VENICE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flameret, Inc. (OTC: FLRE) announced today that Royal Hemp Corporation, its wholly-owned Colorado subsidiary, has begun shipping high CBD hemp oil orders. The company previously announced the launch of Cannadol(TM), its high CBD (cannabidiol) hemp oil. Over the first three days after the product launch was announced, the company received orders from 21 different...

2014-09-10 04:21:10

North Carolina Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid 2014, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Sept. 13, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 20,000 fans to shine a spotlight on good food and family farmers. North Carolina farmers, businesses and nonprofit organizations are pitching in to provide concertgoers with family farm experiences that showcase the stories of food...

2014-09-09 23:08:53

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Crop Protection (Pesticides) Market Report - 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As the name suggests, the global crop protection market’s growth is directly proportional to the quantum of grain production which has traditionally been highly dependent upon population growth: higher the population growth, larger the number of mouths to be fed and greater the emphasis on reducing crop damage....

2014-09-09 23:03:44

The report provides deep dive competitive landscape covering the top players such as Potash Corp. Phosphate, Agrium Phosphate, EuroChem Phosphates and Yara Downstream. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-phosphatic-fertilizers-7207717435.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The report on Phosphatic Fertilizers in Fruits and Vegetables Crops market defines and segments the concerned with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from 10,303.7...

2014-09-09 12:30:05

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB: CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and Cannabidiol (CBD) based products, has received the highest Cannabidiol (CBD) concentrate award at the Seattle High Times Cannabis Cup, on September 7, in Seattle, Washington. It is the fifth top honors win for the Company in this category, and marks an industry record number of wins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/LA98016LOGO In addition to...

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers' Organizations (CLAC), the largest network of fair trade farmers in Latin America, have joined together to call on the United Nations to put small...


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Galway Sheep
2014-09-30 09:49:31

The Galway sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Galway in western Ireland during the seventeenth century. It was developed after English Longwools were brought to the area, followed by the improved Leicester, which resulted in an early form of the breed known as the Roscommon. Both this type and the modern Galway breed highly resembled the improved Leicester. When the Roscommon breed society began to falter in 1923, it sought out Galway Sheep Breeders Society, later admitting...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

Boreray
2014-09-22 13:15:04

The Boreay, also known as the Hebridean blackface or the Boreray blackface, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated on the islands of the St Kilda archipelago off the coast of Scotland. Today it survives as a feral breed on the island of Boreay and is the last of the crofter’s sheep that were developed on the islands during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which were removed from all of the islands except Boreay in 1930. During the 1970’s six Boreay sheep were taken off the...

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