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2015-04-14 16:22:14

LONDON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global agrochemical market was valued at $197.9 billion in 2014.

2015-04-14 12:21:06

Lower-pressure farm tires create larger footprint to spread equipment weight GREENVILLE, S.C., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with lower commodity prices, farmers are looking for any

2015-04-14 08:32:32

LONDON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based R.J.

2015-04-14 08:31:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), one of the world's leading specialty companies focused on agriculture, health and nutrition, announced today that it

2015-04-13 23:02:53

As Syngenta Corn Lawsuits Increase, Wright & Schulte LLC Schedules Another Public Meeting To Provide Important Legal Information To Ohio Farmers And Others Who May Have Suffered Significant

2015-04-13 16:27:52

OTTAWA, April 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Health Canada launched a public consultation process on its proposed re-evaluation decision of pest control products containing glyphosate.

2015-04-13 08:37:01

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Seeds in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture

2015-04-13 08:31:58

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Animal Feed Additives in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Antibiotics/Antibacterials, Vitamins,

2015-04-13 08:29:06

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Safety Testing in US$ Million by the following Testing Types: Pathogens Testing, Pesticide Testing,


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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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