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2014-08-24 23:00:16

Harney & Sons Fine Teas, celebrating thirty years and three generations of master tea blending, honors the life and legacy of Founder John Harney on August 26, 2014, donating 30% of sales to The Marine Scholarship Fund and offering free shipping to customers on their website. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Harney & Sons Fine Teas, celebrating thirty years and three generations of master tea blending, honors the life and legacy of Founder John Harney on August 26, 2014,...

2014-08-22 23:06:24

Celebrity Kids to try Kabrita Gentle Goat Milk Foods Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Goats are taking over Beverly Hills as Kabrita, The Gentle Goat Milk Foods, attends the 10th annual Pre-Emmy Awards Boom Boom Room. Celebrities and their little ones will have a chance to try the best new products for kids on August 23 at the Beverly Hills Hilton from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and we’ll be encouraging them to #GoGoat for L.A. families in need along the way! “We’re so excited to...

2014-08-22 23:03:58

The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-pesticides-4348109195.html (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Latin America is estimated to grow from $8,832.85 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-22 16:23:57

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc. do not want to be forced to pay 3 percent of their wages to the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Last November Gerawan workers held a decertification election, but the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) is refusing to count the votes in a flagrant attempt to help the UFW rob the workers of their hard-earned money. Workers and their families and supporters will...

2014-08-21 23:05:20

The North American Water Soluble Fertilizers Market report defines and segments the Water Soluble fertilizers market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-water-soluble-fertilizers-2652770129.html (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The North American Water Soluble Fertilizers Market report defines and segments the Water Soluble fertilizers market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Water Soluble...

2014-08-21 23:03:44

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Market Research Report on Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry” reports to its market research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the Seaweed Fertilizer market. The report provides basic Seaweed Fertilizer information, including Seaweed Fertilizer definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as...

2014-08-21 16:25:46

Preserved Lands Expected to Break Half-Million Acre Mark This Fall HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today announced the protection of 26 Pennsylvania farms totaling 2,363 acres, putting the commonwealth on track to safeguard its half-millionth acre of farmland from development by the end of 2014. Since the program began in 1988, federal, state, county and local governments have invested more than $1.2 billion to preserve...

2014-08-21 12:31:43

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4j7jl/global_seaweed) has announced the addition of the "Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4j7jl/global_seaweed ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry Report 2014 is a professional and...

changing rangelands
2014-08-21 03:15:30

Sandy Leander, ASU School of Life Sciences Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs, are moving in and taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and causing a drastic change in the ability of ecosystems to produce food – specifically meat. Researchers with Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences led an investigation...

2014-08-20 23:06:38

Early bird deadline is Sept. 10 to register for Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference. Two-day event (Nov. 11-12) includes tour of Los Angeles’ first multi-faceted food production business incubator for local entrepreneurs and a shipping container farm. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Attendees of Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference will get a sneak peak at Los Angeles’ first multi-faceted food production...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Mulefoot
2014-08-28 08:52:56

The mulefoot is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Spain, although its exact origins are unknown. It is likely that the breed descended from hogs that were brought to the Gulf Coast of Spain and although pigs with non-cloven hooves have been known since the time of Aristotle, this is the only one to be considered a breed. This is due to its established standard and use in agriculture. The stock in America that was descended from Spanish lines was managed by selective breeding until...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Choctaw Hog
2014-08-27 09:43:31

The Choctaw hog is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the United States of America after Spaniards brought livestock to the area in the sixteenth century. The breed was used by Native Americans and European settlers as well as many others for over three hundred years. During the nineteenth century, the Choctaw people moved into the Oklahoma Territory and in 1830 the government forcibly removed the people of the Five Civilized Tribes into Oklahoma, who brought with them more hogs. The...

Chato Murciano
2014-08-27 09:39:21

The Chato Murciano is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Murcia in Spain and is the only remaining breed of pig that is native to that area. It was first developed when the Spanish found that their pigs were not meeting their standards, so they bred the Murciano with other pigs including Berkshires, large whites, Victorias, and Tamworths. This created a breed that was and is used for its bacon and meat. The Chato Murciano was named after its place of origin and its short nose....

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

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