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2014-04-09 23:04:10

The proliferation of bed bugs will spur high demand from the residential market. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Pest Control industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Pest Control industry has experienced robust growth over the past five years, led by the increasing presence of bed bugs. According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Stephen Morea, “The rising ubiquity of these nighttime critters...

2014-04-09 20:22:23

Legislation Would Reduce Consumer Confusion and Promote Safety of Food WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association applauds the introduction today of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, which would establish a federal standard for voluntary labeling of food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). The bill was introduced by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC),...

2014-04-09 12:33:26

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Agribusiness Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:Overall, we believe there is the most potential for growth in Brazil's soybean, livestock/dairyand coffee segments over the medium term. This is because of a shift in food consumption growth towardsAsia for these items, while demand growth from traditional buyers will be subdued. We are more cautiousabout the...

2014-04-09 12:26:58

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts The industry report package Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in Americas. The package includes country reports...

2014-04-08 23:28:44

Eubiotics market report segment global market into Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/eubiotics-market-132956187.html) (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The “Eubiotics Market By Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic acid, and Essential oils), By Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, and Others), - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019”, defines and segments the global eubiotics market with an analysis and...

2014-04-08 23:22:32

Visionary cattleman, Don Smith, is featured in a CBS News segment about his industry-changing supplement for healthier beef and industry changing fundraising source. Aspen, Colorado (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 A visionary cattleman and former energy executive is gaining positive attention in the media, thanks to a bold venture that he and his team hope will lead the “evolution” of the American diet: beef. In a news report on KREX, the CBS affiliate serving the Grand Junction, Colorado...

2014-04-08 23:03:03

An article featured in the journal Invasive Plant Science and Management reports on the results of field tests on the fertile “PowerCrane” line of giant miscanthus. A sterile hybrid, the giant miscanthus is a promising bioenergy crop. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Cultivation of large grasses for bioenergy production is gaining interest as a renewable fuel source. A sterile hybrid, giant miscanthus, is a promising bioenergy crop that, unfortunately, carries a high establishment...

2014-04-08 23:01:41

An academic review of more than 25 years of market research, marketing tactics and government programs driving sales in the organic and natural product industries Priest River, Idaho (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 An extensive review of more than 200 published academic, industry and government research reports into why consumers adopt organic product purchasing behaviors was conducted by Academics Review – a non-profit led by independent academic experts in agriculture and food sciences. This...

2014-04-08 20:21:34

Leading premium tea brand kicks off spring by offering a chance to enjoy a luxurious tea and culinary experience with an escape to a city oasis SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mighty Leaf® Tea (www.mightyleaf.com), designer of the original hand-crafted tea pouch filled with whole tea leaves, luscious fruits and aromatic herbs, is delivering a taste of modern tea luxury this spring with the Ultimate Artisan Tea and Taste Giveaway. In partnership with Spa Week, Mighty Leaf...

2014-04-08 16:20:55

93 volunteers donated 6,700 hours to benefit conservation projects and efforts throughout California DAVIS, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is celebrating National Volunteer Week by thanking and honoring its Earth Team volunteers for their service to conservation. Earth Team is NRCS's official volunteer program. Over the past 12 months, 93 volunteers dedicated approximately 6,700 hours of service to NRCS...


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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...

Hackney Pony in harness
2014-04-14 08:02:39

The Hackney Pony was developed by Christopher Wilson by using a Hackney Stallion and Fell Pony mares. By the 1880s, the Hackney Pony was established with the characteristics Wilson wanted to create. This breed was developed in a controlled private environment. They were first know as Wilson Ponies and kept outside year-round to develop toughness and endurance. This breed was used in the United States and Britain for pulling carriages in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but with the...

Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a  breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...

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