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2014-09-17 04:20:31

Establishes first-of-its-kind scientific greenhouse on urban farm to encourage education, science and agriculture ASHDOD, Israel, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., a world leader in farmer-centric agricultural solutions, today celebrated the establishment of the first advanced educational greenhouse designed to help elementary and high school students learn more about the science and technology of agriculture, and its importance to global...

2014-09-16 23:05:18

It is divided into non-chelated and chelated, which account for 82.0% and 18.0%, respectively, of the global Agricultural Micronutrients market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-agricultural-micronutrients-8154701779.html (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Agricultural Micronutrients in the crops (cereal & grain) market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $1,673.6 million in 2013...

2014-09-16 23:02:19

This year's theme is Entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN company (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN and Sustainable company Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, September 15, 2014- Holganix, an elite member of the Inc 500 and one of the fastest growing companies in the country, produces an organic Bionutritional product that promotes strong turf, flower, shrub, and tree health-care by naturally decreasing...

2014-09-16 23:00:57

This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN and Sustainable company Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Holganix, an elite member of the Inc 500 and one of the fastest growing companies in the country, produces an organic Bionutritional product that promotes strong turf, flower, shrub, and tree health-care by naturally decreasing disease and insect damage though significant root and cell wall development. Today it announced that...

2014-09-16 08:31:19

Serenity Tea Sips is pleased to announce President Cynthia Blair's participation along with featured speaker Dr. Nada Milosavljevic at Baylor Dallas, where they delved into Myths and Truths about Tea and Wellness. MESQUITE, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serenity Tea Sips (www.serenityteasips.com) is pleased to announce the participation of Cynthia Blair, President, healthcare practitioner and Certified Tea Specialist, at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas,...

2014-09-16 08:24:00

Access to cutting-edge microbial nutrient technologies to help eliminate agriculture pollution of diminishing water sources in California. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area-owned Norcal Ag Service Inc., an agricultural service company that provides 'fish friendly' fertilizers and other green farming technologies to Central and Northern California farmers, announced yesterday its exclusive distributorship with PAC BIO Fungbact Ltd, an India-based biological plant...

2014-09-15 23:11:05

With the rising cost of feed, Paca Pride has taken steps to ensure they can provide the best quality nutrition to their livestock at a considerable savings with American Hydroponics Fodder Trays. Granite Falls, WA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 With numerous variable costs associated with daily operation, it has become a priority for farmers to keep a close eye on their bottom line. This vigilance has driven many farmers and ranchers to seek out innovative, cost saving methods to feed their...

2014-09-15 23:05:12

The conference will be held November 11-12 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and will focus on the economic, environmental and community benefits that result from the development of a robust local food infrastructure. The conference is ideal for farmers, investors, technology companies, city planners, community and economic development directors, suppliers and restaurant owners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business...

2014-09-15 16:22:53

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global crop protection chemicals market is segmented into all major regions and further, their key countries. In terms of regions, the report is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of the World (RoW). Asia-Pacific and North America are the top two consumers of crop protection chemicals, accounting together for nearly 50% of the total market share. Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region, in terms of...

2014-09-15 12:23:01

David Bronner Publishes Article: "Herbicide and Insecticide Use on GMO Crops Skyrocketing while Pro-GMO Media Runs Interference; Former EPA Senior Scientist's New Article Sets Record Straight" VISTA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bronner's, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, is ramping up efforts in support of voter-led initiatives to label genetically engineered foods in Oregon and Colorado, Measure 92 and Initiative...


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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