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2015-04-22 16:25:20

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Wholesome!(TM) celebrates 14 years of sustainable,

2015-04-22 16:23:58

ETwater Technology Solutions Provider Introduces an Advanced New Solution to Excess Water Use NOVATO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 45(th) anniversary of Earth Day brings increased

2015-04-22 12:35:36

Following Avian Influenza Outbreak, Industry Leaders Examine Procedures and How to Control Avian Influenza WARSAW, Ind., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New reports cite the spread and outbreak

2015-04-22 12:32:28

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global tea market is expected to witness a significant growth during the forecast period.

2015-04-22 12:31:25

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global forage seed market is expected to witness a stagnant growth during the forecast period.

2015-04-22 12:25:12

NEW ORLEANS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What better way to celebrate Earth Day than offering free training in sustainable growing techniques? That's what Recirculating Farms Coalition

2015-04-22 08:39:55

Follow The Truck Any Day, Any Time On www.potatotracker.com EAGLE, Idaho, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The world's largest potato on wheels embarked on its fourth cross-country tour

2015-04-22 08:39:53

MODESTO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, joining citizens around the state, country, and world in celebrating Earth Day, the Almond Board of California published a new blog post

2015-04-22 08:34:15

PINEHURST, N.C., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical anti-inflammatory device (NPAID(TM)).

2015-04-22 08:25:41

Gives growers a field monitoring system that's easier to install, use and afford than today's solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Earth Day 2015, gThrive,


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Santa Cruz Sheep
2014-11-07 09:29:24

The Santa Cruz sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that once existed in a feral population on the island of Santa Cruz. It is thought that this population came from flocks of Churro, Merino, or Rambouillet sheep that were brought to the island during the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1860’s these sheep had grown to hold a population in the thousands and were permitted to graze freely. However, the decline of ranching on the island that occurred in the twentieth century caused most of the...

Roslag Sheep
2014-11-03 12:51:10

The Roslag sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is thought to have originated in Roslagen, Sweden and it is known to be a descendant of remnant flocks of the Swedish landrace sheep breeds. This breed is small, with rams weighing up to 110 pounds and ewes weighing between 80 and 90 pounds. Its wool is typically white or ivory in color, although in can be bicolored or black, and it contains a curly or straight top coat of guard hair and an undercoat of thick wool. Rams will grow horns while...

Romanov
2014-11-03 11:26:46

The Romanov is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Upper Volga region of Russia. This breed was named after the town of Romanov-Borisoglebsk and was first brought to other countries during the eighteenth century when they were imported into Germany and France. It was not until 1980 that the breed was brought to North America, first to Canada and then to the United States. The Romanov is a Northern European short-tailed sheep breed that varies in weight depending upon the...

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...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.