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2014-08-18 12:25:51

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Compound Feed Market-By Ingredients, Supplements, Animal Type & Geography- Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168903/Global-Compound-Feed-Market-By-Ingredients-Supplements-Animal-Type--Geography--Trends--Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlRaw materials and supplements are blended together in different proportions to yield the compound feed for various animal...

2014-08-16 23:00:42

Crop Protection Crop protection chemicals are the most dominating segment of this market in terms of market share as well as product innovations. Crop protection chemicals are further classified as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, bio-pesticides, and adjuvants. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018,"...

2014-08-15 16:23:24

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. (JWP) recently celebrated an Open House Gala, which was widely attended, for their 130th anniversary. At the celebration, guests had the opportunity to tour the new state-of-the-art facility in Exton, PA and to learn about JWP's newest division, Pepper Fundraising. The event was also the kick-off of the fourth season (second year) of Pepper Fundraising as Celena McAfee, Manager of Fundraising, announced a new...

Genetically edited fruit Coming Soon?
2014-08-15 03:25:23

Cell Press Recent advances that allow the precise editing of genomes now raise the possibility that fruit and other crops might be genetically improved without the need to introduce foreign genes, according to researchers writing in the Cell Press publication Trends in Biotechnology on August 13th. With awareness of what makes these biotechnologies new and different, genetically edited fruits might be met with greater acceptance by society at large than genetically modified organisms...

2014-08-15 12:26:36

ReportsnReports.com adds "Feed Enzymes Market by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminants, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Types (Phytase, Protease & Non-starch Polysaccharides enzymes) & by Geography -Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The feed enzymes market is estimated to reach about $1,280.1 million by 2019. In 2014, Europe was the largest feed enzymes market. The RoW market for feed enzymes is projected to...

2014-08-15 04:21:44

XI'AN, China, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Green Agriculture, Inc. (NYSE: CGA; "CGA" or the "Company") which produces and distributes humic acid-based compound fertilizers and other varieties of compound fertilizers and agricultural products, today announced that, on August 12, 2014, the United States District Court for the State of Nevada had given its final approval to the settlement of the securities class action pending against the Company and certain of its current and...

2014-08-14 23:07:31

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Radio Interview with Oregon State University Small Farm Extension Faculty Maud Powell Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 There are more small family farms in the United States in 2014 than ever before and if well managed, they can be immensely profitable, says Oregon State University Farm Extension faculty member Maud Powell (citing the 2014 USDA Farm Census), speaking on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show. The key to family...

2014-08-14 23:05:29

The Facility will Include Two State-of-the-Art Automated Greenhouses and is Expected to be Completed in 2016 NEWARK, Del. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DuPont Pioneer today announced plans to build a $35 million soybean research facility at its Stine Haskell Research Center in Newark, Del. The nearly 134,000 square foot facility will include two state-of-the-art automated greenhouses and is expected to be completed in 2016, with room for future expansion. “The new DuPont Pioneer Delaware...

2014-08-14 12:29:04

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. - ("CannaVest" or the "Company") is reporting financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/LA98016LOGO During the quarter, CannaVest continued investing in its San Diego headquarters and laboratory facilities expansion, and in its sales, marketing, and finance personnel additions; and it completed a major milestone in establishing a domestic industrial hemp cultivation...

2014-08-13 23:03:46

Silicon Valley’s Business Hall of Fame Inductee Pooki’s Mahi partners with Eight Delta Marketing Group (EDMG); treats Concours d’ Elegance executives, drivers and their families to award-winning teas. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Business Hall of Fame Inductee Pooki’s Mahi announced today a partnership with Eight Delta Marketing Group to treat Concours d’ Elegance executive, drivers and their families to award-winning teas for the documentary film’s premier,...


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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