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2014-09-08 23:12:08

Researchers seeking funding from the Maryland Soybean Board for 2014-2015 are being reminded of the "Request for Proposal" procedure required in the checkoff grant process. SALISBURY, MD (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Researchers seeking funding from the Maryland Soybean Board for 2014-2015 are being reminded of the "Request for Proposal" procedure required in the checkoff grant process. As has been the case in recent years, the research committee of the board is asking...

2014-09-08 16:23:34

SILVERADO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resource Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REVI) Kimberly Kaiser, President of Resource Ventures, Inc., is pleased to announce today that the company, with the guidance of the consulting services of The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company, Inc., IHMMCC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hemp, Inc. (OTC : HEMP), is actively searching out avenues of entrance into the Cannabis Industry Media Market. Mrs. Kaiser said, "There is a...

peach pits
2014-09-08 10:48:43

Elaine Smith, University of Toronto As peach trees in the Niagara Region of Ontario give up the last of their fruit for the season, their ancestors halfway around the globe are clamoring for attention. In a study published September 5 in PLOS ONE, Gary Crawford, a U of T Mississauga anthropology professor, and two Chinese colleagues propose that the domestic peaches enjoyed worldwide today can trace their ancestry back at least 7,500 years ago to the lower Yangtze River Valley in...

2014-09-08 08:24:12

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockton Israel, a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, announced today that its flagship product, Timorex Gold, has received US registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Timorex Gold is a natural broad spectrum fungicide, which allows farmers to have a useful new tool for disease control in organic and conventional crops. (Logo:...

2014-09-06 23:00:59

The Agricultural Micronutrients Market in Fertigation report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in fertigation function with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-agricultural-adjuvants-6969250923.html (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 The Agricultural Micronutrients Market in Fertigation report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in fertigation function with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-09-05 23:00:17

Herbicides market research report provides in-depth analysis of global market trends & forecast to 2019 and categorizes market on the basis of crop type, mode of action and geography. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/herbicides-357.html) (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 According to a new market research report entitled, “Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2, 4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits &...

2014-09-05 16:21:26

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods business, today named veteran enterprise information technology strategist David Black the company's chief information officer. He will join CHS on Oct. 6, and be based at the company's suburban St. Paul, Minn., headquarters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143524 "David joins our CHS at a time of...

2014-09-04 08:32:29

September is Hunger Action Month - an Ideal Time for Communities to Unite in the Fight Against Hunger and Continue to Make a Difference via The Great American Milk Drive WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From coast to coast, thousands of families in need have benefited from milk donations to The Great American Milk Drive, the first-ever nationwide program to deliver highly desired and nutrient-rich gallons of milk to hungry families who need it. Since April, Feeding America has...

2014-09-03 23:14:30

The golf course being built in Brazil for the 2016 Olympics is becoming more sustainable and efficient with the help of Turf Feeding Systems. TFS will assist to reduce water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy on the golf green. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 For the first time in over 100 years, The 2016 Rio Olympics will include golf as a competitive sport. With help from Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas Fergitation company, the golf course under construction will be one...

2014-09-03 23:07:38

Ag/Bio Tech firm buys India based producer of Cold-Pressed Neem Oil Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Ag/Bio Tech company Terramera PlantScience announced today the acquisition of Plasma Power, an India-based manufacturer of Cold Pressed Neem Oil and other ecologically friendly products for use in agriculture, human health and cosmetic applications. Plasma Power, headquartered in Chennai India, produces a range of products for use agricultural crop protection including the only...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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