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2014-04-14 23:09:50

Spring has sprung, bringing with it rising temperatures and the first shoots of tender young plants. Longer, warmer days sparks renewed look at regulating and maintaining optimum climate control in the greenhouse for plant success. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The warming weather is a reminder to greenhouse owners to examine climate control strategies inside the structure so as to ensure crops grow strong and healthy throughout the warmer days and nights ahead. Without such...

2014-04-14 16:26:40

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Agrochemical and Pesticide Market in China to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts, and Market Players The industry report Agrochemical and Pesticide Market in China to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, Forecasts, and Market Players offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in China. This study includes...

2014-04-14 16:26:36

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts The expansion of the global agrochemical and pesticide industry is forecast to reach 8.7% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013 the market increased with an average annual growth of 9.8%. Currently, herbicides, plant-growth regulators, and anti-sprouting products cover the largest part of...

2014-04-14 16:21:46

DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Phosphate Fertilizers Market by type (Dammonium Phosphate, Monoammonium Phosphate, Superphosphate), by application (Grain & Oilseed, Fruit & Vegetable) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the global phosphatic fertilizers market with an analysis and forecast of its global value. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors for the global Phosphatic Fertilizers market...

2014-04-10 23:30:07

For over 30 years, American Hydroponics has designed, manufactured and supported high-performance hydroponic products and systems for clients in 44 countries worldwide. Arcata, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 American Hydroponics (AmHydro) is celebrating 30 years as a leader in hydroponic farming technology. Over the past three decades, AmHydro has established itself as a leader in growing with hydroponic systems supporting growers in 44 countries and throughout the United States. This kind...

2014-04-10 23:29:14

Vermont-based nonprofit Food 4 Farmers is working with Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund, on an innovative new program to promote commercial beekeeping as an alternative source of income for small-scale coffee farmers. The program was launched under Root Link, a three-year initiative designed to strengthen the financial management of smallholder producer organizations, and is now being expanded under the program’s region-wide Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative....

2014-04-10 23:28:27

PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix is Scientifically Proven to Be the Winning Recipe for Maximum Harvest With Minimal Effort (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 If organic gardeners could name an MVP in the garden, good soil would win year after year. Home gardeners that grow bountiful, healthy and organic vegetables and herbs know the secret to success is in the soil, and this year, maintaining soil success just got a little easier. PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix offers home...

2014-04-10 23:03:43

USDA NAREEE Appointment Represents Rural Economic Development Topeka, KS (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointment of eight individuals, including Twilya L'Ecuyer with CURE Group, to serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board. The NAREEE Advisory Board advises the Secretary of Agriculture and land-grant colleges and universities on top national priorities and policies for...

2014-04-10 16:24:33

Effort Part of 'Carando Cares' Campaign BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ­­Carando Classic Italian Meats helped brighten the day for patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston this afternoon. Carando, along with Stop&Shop, served nearly 200 free Easter lunches to the patients, their families and the staff at the hospital. The lunch consisted of Carando's signature spiral ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. Following the feast, Carando and...

2014-04-10 12:24:12

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Agrochemical and Pesticide Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts The industry report package Global Agrochemical and Pesticide market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in the world. Along with a...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Landais Pony
2014-04-18 09:25:30

The Landais is a small breed of pony from southwest France mainly in the area of Pau. The Landais was believed to be developed by crossing a native French horse with an Arabian around 732 AD. In the early 1800s the breed roamed wild but was pushed into small herds by the drying of the swamps and forest harvests. The pony remained in the wild until after WW II. During the war, many ponies were killed by mines, hunted and caught to sell, thus reducing the population of the breed. Automobile...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

Java Pony
2014-04-17 11:17:34

The Java Pony is one of eight breeds of ponies native to Indonesia. The Java adapted well to the tropical climate. Native horses were bred with imported Arabian and Barb horses and has developed the Java into a hearty breed. They are bred privately but also may be subsidized by the state. Because the Java is bred in this  manner, there can be a variety of differences in their characteristics around the Indonesian Islands. The Java has a small body with a deep, wide chest and a short...

Hokkaido Pony
2014-04-17 11:01:25

The Hokkaido Pony is a breed of pony native to Japan. It is an old breed but very rare. It is most likely a descendent of the now extinct Nanbu, a military horse, but no confirmation of this exists. It is believed that the Hokkaido Pony was transported from Honshu by fishermen in the spring months between 1600 and 1800. The ponies were left in Hokkaido when the fishermen returned to Honshu in the fall. The fishermen would return in the spring with new ponies and also use the surviving...

Highland Pony
2014-04-14 08:25:02

The Highland Pony is one of the largest breeds of pony of the mountain and moorland pony breeds. It is native to Scotland and the British Isles. Originally used as a work horse dating back to the 1880s, but now the pony is mainly used for driving, trekking and riding, but some are still used for working. Some breeders specifically develop Highland Ponies for packing deer from the mountains and limited timber extraction. Two types of Highland’s were originally bred, a small pony of the...

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