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2014-04-10 23:30:07

For over 30 years, American Hydroponics has designed, manufactured and supported high-performance hydroponic products and systems for clients in 44 countries worldwide. Arcata, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 American Hydroponics (AmHydro) is celebrating 30 years as a leader in hydroponic farming technology. Over the past three decades, AmHydro has established itself as a leader in growing with hydroponic systems supporting growers in 44 countries and throughout the United States. This kind...

2014-04-10 23:29:14

Vermont-based nonprofit Food 4 Farmers is working with Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund, on an innovative new program to promote commercial beekeeping as an alternative source of income for small-scale coffee farmers. The program was launched under Root Link, a three-year initiative designed to strengthen the financial management of smallholder producer organizations, and is now being expanded under the program’s region-wide Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative....

2014-04-10 23:28:27

PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix is Scientifically Proven to Be the Winning Recipe for Maximum Harvest With Minimal Effort (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 If organic gardeners could name an MVP in the garden, good soil would win year after year. Home gardeners that grow bountiful, healthy and organic vegetables and herbs know the secret to success is in the soil, and this year, maintaining soil success just got a little easier. PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix offers home...

2014-04-10 23:03:43

USDA NAREEE Appointment Represents Rural Economic Development Topeka, KS (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointment of eight individuals, including Twilya L'Ecuyer with CURE Group, to serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board. The NAREEE Advisory Board advises the Secretary of Agriculture and land-grant colleges and universities on top national priorities and policies for...

2014-04-10 16:24:33

Effort Part of 'Carando Cares' Campaign BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ­­Carando Classic Italian Meats helped brighten the day for patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston this afternoon. Carando, along with Stop&Shop, served nearly 200 free Easter lunches to the patients, their families and the staff at the hospital. The lunch consisted of Carando's signature spiral ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. Following the feast, Carando and...

2014-04-10 12:24:12

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Agrochemical and Pesticide Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts The industry report package Global Agrochemical and Pesticide market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in the world. Along with a...

2014-04-10 12:22:37

TOKYO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corporation announced the acquisition of agricultural crop protection fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience Japan. The deal was made through Summit Agro International (hereinafter referred as "Sumisho Agro"), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC). Metominostrobin is a broad-spectrum, systemic fungicide with preventative and curative activity. It is especially potent on soybean rust, which can seriously damage...

2014-04-09 23:25:08

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in precision agriculture. Plainfield, WI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Precision Water Works, Inc., announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. Precision Water Works is a network of agricultural professionals that works together with growers, agronomists, and vendors to find solutions within a farm. American Farmer will explore how Precision Water Works aids farmers in achieving...

2014-04-09 23:23:58

English Rose, Grantham Breakfast Join Downton Estate at CPWM Nationwide Novato, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is proud to announce all three of the popular Downton Abbey® inspired teas are now available for purchase at Cost Plus World Market®. English Rose and Grantham Breakfast join the Downton Estate blend, an exclusive blend at CPWM. Downton Abbey is home to the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants. The first two...

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...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Lundy Pony
2014-04-22 14:29:41

The Lundy Pony is a breed of pony from Lundy Island, England. It was developed in 1928 by Martin Coles Harman, the owner of the island. He crossbred New Forest Pony mares with a Welsh Mountain B stallion to produce the Lundy. The stallion died a year after its arrival but produced only one foal. However that foal became an exceptional stud and by the late thirties, there were so many Lundy ponies that more than 50 were sold to the mainland. During the war the herd reached 100 but with the...

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Landais Pony
2014-04-18 09:25:30

The Landais is a small breed of pony from southwest France mainly in the area of Pau. The Landais was believed to be developed by crossing a native French horse with an Arabian around 732 AD. In the early 1800s the breed roamed wild but was pushed into small herds by the drying of the swamps and forest harvests. The pony remained in the wild until after WW II. During the war, many ponies were killed by mines, hunted and caught to sell, thus reducing the population of the breed. Automobile...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

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...

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