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2014-06-26 23:02:39

Made In Nature today announced the appointment of two new key additions to their management team. BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Made In Nature today announced the appointment of two new key additions to their management team. “With the rapid growth and diversification of our product portfolio, we are thrilled to have Brian Ross and Dan Heiges join us as we continue to introduce innovative, new products to the North American marketplace,” said Doug Brent, CEO of Made In Nature....

2014-06-26 20:20:56

SASKATOON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Joint Venture Company which was recently formed between Acron Group through its Canadian subsidiary and the Rio Tinto Group to continue evaluation of the development of the jointly held potash properties in Saskatchewan Canada, held its first Board of Directors meeting in London, UK today. As previously released in December 2013 (http://northatlanticpotash.com/release_121313.pdf), Acron announced a world-class potash resource had been...

2014-06-26 16:26:01

Health motivation still top reason to go organic; parents also want to steer clear of GMO WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the thoughts that race through the mind of a mom or dad as they do the weekly grocery shopping and decide whether to put an organic or non-organic item in the shopping cart, the desire to stay away from foods that have been genetically modified has never been greater. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122137 Avoiding GMOs...

2014-06-26 16:24:43

Earlier than in seasons past, the 2014 crop proves to be the juiciest yet YAKIMA, Wash., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 crop of Northwest sweet cherries is now arriving on grocery store shelves earlier than the past several years, putting the classic summertime fruit front and center for the Fourth of July holiday. With consistently warm weather and sunny days in the Northwest growing regions, growers are expecting a benchmark year for flavor, size and color, so consumers can...

2014-06-26 12:32:22

Grunard, made from 100% Merino wool, has received over $11,000 of funding on the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grunard, the fashionable San Francisco-based apparel line, is hosting a Kickstarter campaign for their debut lines of men's and women's performance fashion apparel. With production and manufacturing taking place solely in the United States, Grunard can proudly claim to be American-made, using 100% natural,...

2014-06-26 08:30:16

Represents Potential Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced the first shipments of dormant alfalfa seed varieties to the People's Republic of China (PRC). This is especially important for S&W, since it is both the Company's first shipment to the PRC, and also the first commercial export of its dormant alfalfa seed. The PRC is a new and potentially large market, representing a...

2014-06-25 23:12:50

Ozark All Seasons Farm in Arkansas is expanding its operation due to a demand for high quality, locally grown produce. Arcata, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 For the past 15 years, Dr. Val J. Eylands of Ozark All Seasons Farm and Blue Harbor Plantation has been farming commercially with hydroponics. Since 2002, he has been exclusively using American Hydroponics NFT systems and channels. Currently, he is expanding the current operation to include a second full production greenhouse. If demand...

2014-06-25 12:26:23

Recent Displays of Racism during Sporting Events, and Most Recently in the World Cup Soccer Match, Prompt Vertical Wellness to Take Action LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Online health and wellness resource, Vertical Wellness (www.verticalwellness.com/) has launched its "Peel the Hate" campaign to bring awareness to racist behavior during sporting events. In baseball games, European football games and now the World Cup, players are getting bananas thrown at them as a show...

2014-06-25 08:33:32

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Research Report on Water Soluble Fertilizer Market in Chinahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/research_report_water_soluble_fertilizer_market_china.html Research BackgroundWater soluble fertilizer (WSF) refers to liquid or solid fertilizers that can be used in fertigation, leaf dressing, soilless culture, seed soaking and root irrigation after water dilution or...

2014-06-24 23:03:37

Over the past five years, consistent demand is expected to boost industry revenue for the Fruit and Nut Farming in Canada industry; furthermore, aside from trade, other competitive factors will affect the industry over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Fruit & Nut Farming in Canada industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Operators in the Fruit and Nut Farming industry grow...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

ISA_Browns,_Pengo
2014-07-15 07:03:44

The ISA brown is a breed of domestic hybrid chicken that is thought to have been developed by crossing Rhode Island Red and Rhode Island White chickens, although the modern type contains genes from many other breeds. It is not a true breed, but a hybrid that was developed by breeding unrelated dams and sires until the desired result was produced. The name “ISA” is an acronym that stands for Institut de Sélection Animale, which is the institute where the breed was initially developed in...

Vorwerk chicken
2014-07-15 06:47:36

The Vorwerk chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Germany during the twentieth century. Oskar Vorwerk used many breeds to develop this chicken including the buff Orpington, Andalusian, and the Lakenvelder. Although it was given a standard in 1913, the breed never became popular, so it is rare outside of Europe. A bantam type of this breed was developed by Wilmar Vorwerk in 1966 in the United States of America using the Lakenvelder, buff Columbian rosecomb, the blue and...

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Dutch bantam
2014-07-15 06:29:55

The Dutch bantam is a breed of true bantam chicken that was developed in the Netherlands, although its exact origins are unknown. It is thought that the breed descended from Asian bantam chickens and that it was selectively bred in order to produce small eggs that could be kept by peasants, because large eggs were required to be sent to kitchens to feed landed gentry. It was exported to the United States after World War II and was first shown in the 1950s, but the next shipment of this breed...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

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