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2015-02-24 12:27:53

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc.

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2015-02-23 12:18:31

Even nomadic cattle herders in Kenya are jumping on the smartphone boat as researchers design an app that can show them where the best grazing land is.

2015-02-22 20:20:31

DALLAS, February 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com announces addition of Sustainability Strategies, Practices and Opinions in the Food Industry research report

2015-02-20 16:26:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, February 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The agricultural biologicals market report defines and segments the concerned market for biologicals with an analysis

2015-02-18 23:10:08

Researchmoz adds new research report on "Agricultural Micronutrients Market in the US 2015-2019" to it's huge collection. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February

2015-02-18 23:08:58

SUPPRESS® Herbicide EC is registered as a broad spectrum contact herbicide for post-emergent, non-selective weed control for use in and around all food and non-food crops. Vista,

2015-02-18 23:08:14

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is taking part in the renovation of Al Shaheed Garden Park in Kuwait City.

2015-02-18 23:08:03

Fencing panels designed for the cattleman who never wants to repair or replace a section of their pens, GoBob Pipe & Steel introduces Monster Fence. (PRWEB)


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Santa Cruz Sheep
2014-11-07 09:29:24

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...

Roslag Sheep
2014-11-03 12:51:10

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...

Romanov
2014-11-03 11:26:46

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...

Poll Dorset
2014-10-27 11:20:12

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
2014-10-27 10:30:54

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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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