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2014-08-20 23:03:42

The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-pesticides-6932551993.html. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in North America is estimated to grow from around $12,930.53 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-20 23:03:38

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Glyphosate Market for Genetically Modified and Conventional Crops: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth & Forecast 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Glyphosate Market for Genetically Modified and Conventional Crops - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

2014-08-20 16:23:49

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc®. (JWP) recently promoted Celena McAfee to Manager of Fundraising Operations for Pepper Fundraising®, the latest step in a strategy to launch new products and services based on existing strengths. As Manager of Fundraising, McAfee manages operations and has been responsible for the successful launch of the new division, now headed into its fourth season. In this role she also oversees marketing, PR, customer...

2014-08-19 23:14:36

Although recent price growth for pesticides has been kept in check by the growing popularity of more ecofriendly alternatives, buyer power in this market has been limited by the high volatility of raw material inputs used in the manufacturing process. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of pesticides in its growing collection of procurement category market...

2014-08-19 12:23:37

WESTWOOD, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Food Safety and Pest Management Symposium 2014," hosted by RK Environmental Services and Comprehensive Food Safety, will now be held at Caesars Atlantic City, NJ on October 8-9, 2014. Professionals from the food safety and pest management industries will not want to miss this world-class premier event. This exciting annual gathering offers a unique and valuable opportunity to gain critical business insights offered by top industry...

2014-08-19 12:23:30

PULLMAN, Wash., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livestock manure is a nutrient-packed resource that should not be categorized, classified or regulated in the same way as human waste, according to Pius Ndegwa, Ph.D, WSU Biological Systems Engineering School Associate Professor and livestock manure specialist. He explains that the main difference between human waste and livestock manure is that human waste contains pathogenic organisms and heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, chromium,...

2014-08-18 23:05:39

Save Our Citrus campaign aims to prevent the spread of deadly citrus diseases. Riverdale, MD (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today launched a Save Our Citrus, Move It AND Lose It campaign to raise awareness in citrus-producing states about the risk of spreading deadly citrus diseases by moving citrus trees. “It’s no longer as simple as buying a citrus tree road side to bring home,” says Abby Yigzaw, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health...

2014-08-18 23:03:56

The Europe Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-pesticides-5035295624.html (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Europe Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Europe is estimated to grow from $12,855.41 million in 2013 to $15,872.44 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 4.3% from...

2014-08-18 23:03:47

The Latin America Phosphatic fertilizer Market report defines and segments the phosphatic fertilizers market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-phosphatic-fertilizers-4935702052.html. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Latin America Phosphatic fertilizer Market report defines and segments the phosphatic fertilizers market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The phosphatic fertilizers market in Latin...

2014-08-18 16:22:59

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Aquafeed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168864/Global-Aquafeed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Aquafeed market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.4%, from a $24.6 Billion industry in 2013 to becoming a $ 30.7 Billion by 2020. With globally increasing demand for fish and fish based products, compound feed demand in the...


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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