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The EU-funded FIGARO Project will hold a partners meeting in Rome, January 19-21, during which the new decision support system (DSS) for water and fertilizer irrigation will be unveiled. ROME,
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The Future of Local Food will be the focus of a three-day conference in June 2015 in Riverside, CA, and is presented by Seedstock. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) January
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Strawberry Farmers Dedicated to Finding Sustainable Alternatives WATSONVILLE, Calif., Jan.
Ohio Farmers Join Other Corn Growers Who Have Filed Syngenta GMO Corn Seed Lawsuits Over The Company’s Exporting of its Genetically Modified Corn Seed Without First Receiving China’s Approval
Launches to the International Space Station YAKIMA, Wash., Jan.
With nearly one-third of corn and soybean acres likely unprofitable despite record yields, new analysis by FarmLink's TrueHarvest identifies unrealized revenue; need for tool to find and measure that
The Santa Cruz sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that once existed in a feral population on the island of Santa Cruz. It is thought that this population came from flocks of Churro, Merino, or Rambouillet sheep that were brought to the island during the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1860’s these sheep had grown to hold a population in the thousands and were permitted to graze freely. However, the decline of ranching on the island that occurred in the twentieth century caused most of the...
The Roslag sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is thought to have originated in Roslagen, Sweden and it is known to be a descendant of remnant flocks of the Swedish landrace sheep breeds. This breed is small, with rams weighing up to 110 pounds and ewes weighing between 80 and 90 pounds. Its wool is typically white or ivory in color, although in can be bicolored or black, and it contains a curly or straight top coat of guard hair and an undercoat of thick wool. Rams will grow horns while...
The Romanov is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Upper Volga region of Russia. This breed was named after the town of Romanov-Borisoglebsk and was first brought to other countries during the eighteenth century when they were imported into Germany and France. It was not until 1980 that the breed was brought to North America, first to Canada and then to the United States. The Romanov is a Northern European short-tailed sheep breed that varies in weight depending upon the...
The poll Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Australia and was developed to be purebred hornless breed. It was developed between 1937 and 1954 by introducing the poll gene into the Dorset Horn breed and back breeding until the bloodline was nearly one hundred percent Dorset Horn. This breed shares its name with the polled Dorset that was developed in the United States at the North Carolina State University in the 1950’s, but these two breeds are not the same. The poll...
Papaver alpinum is a species of poppy plant found in the region of the Alps. The plant is commonly known as the Alpine poppy. This species actually includes multiple sub-species. P. alpinum is a short, upright perennial, meaning it can survive longer than 2 years. It can grow to a height of 5 to 20 centimeters. It has several upright and hairy stems. As with all species of poppy, it produces latex. It has feathery leaves that are arranged in a rosette and touch the ground. The flowers...
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