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2014-08-27 23:14:33

Daniel Murphy of Murphy’s Tree Service and Stump Munchers from Wayne, PA is just one of the master arborists who will be present for X Week in Maryland the week after Labor Day. Through their videos posted on YouTube, these tree surgeons have brought their amazing skills into the public eye--but do not try this at home! Wayne, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Murphy’s Tree Service in Wayne, PA will have a week without its arborist, Daniel Murphy, the week after Labor Day. Murphy will join...

2014-08-27 20:22:23

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 4th Edition https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/569842/Natural-and-Organic-Foods-and-Beverages-in-the-US-4th-Edition.html U.S. retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages rose 5.5% to nearly $53.5 billion in 2014, 53% higher than sales five years earlier, with the organic foods sector leaping ahead 12.5% in 2014....

2014-08-27 08:29:19

DALLAS, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Vegetable Seeds Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" research report to its store. This report is of 62 pages and published in August 2014. Asia is the largest market for vegetable seeds followed by Europe, North America, South America and Africa. The vegetables market is divided into 6 main crop groupings and 17 major crops. Solanaceae is the largest group that consists of tomato, pepper and...

2014-08-26 23:13:04

Tea Leaves Health is pleased to introduce new and exciting data sources in the Patientology™ application. The data enhancement is evidence of Tea Leaves Health’s ongoing commitment to pushing the envelope and providing the deepest, broadest set of consumer intelligence available anywhere. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Tea Leaves Health is pleased to introduce new and exciting data sources in the Patientology™ application. The data enhancement is evidence of Tea Leaves...

2014-08-26 23:12:05

Bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency, has been gaining traction in the marketplace. BuyCBDOnline.co is proud to announce that customers may now purchase their CBD Rich Hemp Oil products using this up and coming currency. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 "$BTC 4 CBD". Bitcoin is now an acceptable payment method now when customers are purchasing from BuyCBDOnline.co, according to the site's founder, Jason Liss. "Digital cryptocurrencies are pushing the envelop in how...

2014-08-26 16:29:43

VISALIA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Center for Worker Freedom: Farm workers will gather in Visalia, California on Tuesday to protest their treatment by state labor officials. Workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc, led by Silvia Lopez, do not want to be forced to pay three percent of their wages to the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Last November Gerawan workers held a decertification election, but the...

2014-08-26 16:29:35

Hemp Industry Leaders, Experts and Entrepreneurs Gather for Two-Day Event to Discuss Progress and New Goals for U.S. Hemp Industry WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 21(st) annual conference of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) will be held Sunday, September 21 - Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Business leaders and farmers in the hemp industry in North America and from abroad will meet during the two-day event to...

2014-08-26 16:29:32

Sustainable practices and new seeds, traits and crop protection products on display at Farm Progress Show BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are looking to farmers to use practices that leave a better world, and Bayer CropScience is responding to support farmers by providing the innovative tools and resources to make it happen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139541 At the 2014 Farm Progress Show today in Boone, Iowa, the company showcased a road map to...

2014-08-26 08:32:46

DUBAI, UAE, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus Agriculture, the hydroponics leader in the MENA region believes its technology of soilless farming can strictly control the use of available arable land for agricultural purpose. Land capable of supporting crops is paved over for roads, shopping centers, houses or for industries. A rapid economic growth has always been accompanied by shifting land use patterns from agricultural land to industry, infrastructure, and...

2014-08-26 08:32:36

With a Precise Contour Map of Rainfall Information, Farmers Can Make Better Decisions on Irrigation Planning, Resource Deployment and Material Applications BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced a significant advancement in its RainWave® precipitation monitoring solution that maps precise rainfall amounts within an entire field or farm. Using the new RainWave Contour Map functionality in Trimble's Connected Farm(TM) Web-based management...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Awassi Sheep
2014-09-17 10:42:28

The Awassi sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the Syro-Arabian desert. Today, it can be found in many areas including Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon and it is the most common sheep throughout the Arab countries. This breed is a natural choice to keep in these areas, as it is able to survive in harsh conditions and is able to efficiently provide humans with wool, milk, or meat. However, it is known to adapt to any environment and can forage and...

Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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