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2014-07-17 23:02:30

The herbicides market is projected to reach a value of $29,976.1 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2014 to 2019. Latin America and Asia-Pacific are the top two consumers of this industry, accounting together, for 51.2% of the market share - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/herbicides-357.html. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 According to a new market research report entitled, “Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals &...

2014-07-17 23:01:34

New research report “Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables), by Mode of Action (Selective & Non-Selective) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global herbicides market is projected to post a CAGR of 6.2% during 2014-2019. London, UK (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-17 16:23:59

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cattle Feed Market (With Overview on Ruminant Feed) by Type (Mature Ruminants, Young Ruminants, & Others), Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, & Feed Acidifiers) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The cattle feed market is increasing due to the industrialization of dairy and meat. The leading companies in the cattle feed market are...

2014-07-17 12:23:15

The Lempert Report Innovation Series Highlights an Ancient Farming Method That's Making a Comeback. SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquaponics, an ancient farming method that grows vegetables in water and uses organic fish waste for nourishment is making a comeback and Urban Organics, a Minnesota-based company is leading the trend. Urban Organics is featured in this week's segment of The Lempert Report Innovation Series, a weekly video series featuring innovation...

2014-07-17 08:31:06

MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policies and regulations that support agriculture are paramount to protecting and growing Minnesota's status as a major player in the farm and food production industry. To help ensure its sustainability, a new coalition called A Greater Minnesota (AGM) has been created to inform Minnesotans about the issues surrounding farming and food production and the economic impacts to the state. This new coalition is launching a campaign to raise...

2014-07-16 23:02:55

The global insecticides market is segmented on the basis of type into organophosphorus compounds, pyrethroids, neonicotinoids, methyl carbamates, and others. Asia-Pacific was the largest market for insecticides in 2013, followed by North America. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/insecticide-market-142427569.html) (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 According to a new market research report entitled, “Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn...

2014-07-16 16:21:40

Alma, Ontario dairy farm recognized for their efforts during Dairy Farmers of Canada Annual General Meeting FREDERICTON, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce that Clovermead Farms, Inc. in Alma, Ontario, owned and operated by the Whale family, won the Dairy Farmers Sustainability Award, sponsored by DeLaval Canada. Clovermead Farms' philosophy is not just to take care of the land, but to improve it. The farm is a living example of...

2014-07-16 08:27:17

DENVER, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novagant Corp. (OTC: NVGT) (Pinksheets: NVGT) is pleased to announce that in this month of July it will release its GoldenCBD(TM) oil that will be available in several forms, including capsules and liquids. It will be the answer for those Medical Cannabis Patients living outside Washington and Colorado. Novagant's GoldenCBD(TM), along with its GLAVAPE(TM) product, is proud to be the finest, most consistent Cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp oil in the...

2014-07-15 23:06:11

A gardener only grows one crop a year of precious fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers and this new electronic technology (BugVibes™) provides continuous plant protection against pests that is organic and safe for families, pets, honeybees and doesn’t wash off. Milwaukee,WI (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 KickStarter - BugVibes™ Regular and organic pesticides often harm water supplies, people, pets, and beneficial insects such as ladybugs and honeybees. These pesticides are temporary and...

2014-07-15 23:03:07

The North America Biofertilizer Market report defines and segments the biofertilizers market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The biofertilizers market in North America is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 14.4% from 2013 to 2018. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-bio-fertilizer-5250154124.html. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Browse through the TOC of the North America biofertilizer Marketreport, to get an idea of the in-depth analysis provided. This also...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Tennessee Walking Horse
2014-08-12 13:49:36

The Tennessee walking horse, also known as the Tennessee walker, is a breed of gaited horse that was developed in the state of Tennessee in America. It was developed in 1790, when Canadian pacers and Narragansett Pacers were crossbred with American mustangs. The resulting horse was one with a smooth gait that was able to perform variety of tasks. Later, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including Morgan horses, Thoroughbred horses, and American saddlebred horses. The foundation...

Suffolk Punch
2014-08-12 13:40:03

The Suffolk punch is a breed of draught horse that was developed in England to be used for farm work. The breed was first mentioned in writing in William Camden’s Britannia, which was published in 1586, and was noted as having a highly similar appearance to the modern Suffolk punch. Studies have shown that the breed is related to Fell and Dales ponies, as well as the Haflinger and it has remained relatively pure throughout its history due to the lack of need to change it. Throughout its...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.