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2014-09-10 12:28:08

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc., the Montreal-based ag biotech company that develops biological products and processes for agriculture, today announced it has signed its first commercial strategic partnership with Axter Agroscience inc. of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec. Inocucor President and CEO Donald R. Marvin announced the collaboration with Axter, one of Canada's leading providers of foliar feeding crop solutions, at the Ag Innovation Showcase in...

2014-09-10 08:33:31

The Global Leader in Non-Dormant Alfalfa and the Leading Argentine Ag-Biotech Join Forces to Enter a Fully Integrated Alfalfa Seed Joint Venture with R&D and Marketing Capabilities FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), a leading U.S.-based alfalfa seed producer, and Bioceres S.A., a leading agricultural biotechnology company owned by one of the largest groups of farmers in Latin America, today announced they will create a Joint...

2014-09-10 08:30:16

Company Plans on Introducing Second CBD ("Cannabidiol") Product Within Days VENICE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flameret, Inc. (OTC: FLRE) announced today that Royal Hemp Corporation, its wholly-owned Colorado subsidiary, has begun shipping high CBD hemp oil orders. The company previously announced the launch of Cannadol(TM), its high CBD (cannabidiol) hemp oil. Over the first three days after the product launch was announced, the company received orders from 21 different...

2014-09-10 04:21:10

North Carolina Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid 2014, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Sept. 13, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 20,000 fans to shine a spotlight on good food and family farmers. North Carolina farmers, businesses and nonprofit organizations are pitching in to provide concertgoers with family farm experiences that showcase the stories of food...

2014-09-09 23:08:53

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Crop Protection (Pesticides) Market Report - 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As the name suggests, the global crop protection market’s growth is directly proportional to the quantum of grain production which has traditionally been highly dependent upon population growth: higher the population growth, larger the number of mouths to be fed and greater the emphasis on reducing crop damage....

2014-09-09 23:03:44

The report provides deep dive competitive landscape covering the top players such as Potash Corp. Phosphate, Agrium Phosphate, EuroChem Phosphates and Yara Downstream. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-phosphatic-fertilizers-7207717435.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The report on Phosphatic Fertilizers in Fruits and Vegetables Crops market defines and segments the concerned with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from 10,303.7...

2014-09-09 12:30:05

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB: CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and Cannabidiol (CBD) based products, has received the highest Cannabidiol (CBD) concentrate award at the Seattle High Times Cannabis Cup, on September 7, in Seattle, Washington. It is the fifth top honors win for the Company in this category, and marks an industry record number of wins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/LA98016LOGO In addition to...

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers' Organizations (CLAC), the largest network of fair trade farmers in Latin America, have joined together to call on the United Nations to put small...

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2014-09-09 03:00:17

Fariss Samarrai and H. Brevy Cannon, University of Virginia As the world population continues to grow, by about 1 billion people every 12 to 14 years since the 1960s, the global food supply may not meet escalating demand – particularly for agriculturally poor countries in arid to semi-arid regions, such as Africa’s Sahel, that already depend on imports for much of their food supply. A new University of Virginia study, published online in the American Geophysical Union journal,...

2014-09-09 08:30:42

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In China this week, Novus's Sustainable Feed Raw Material Application lecture series kicked off with the launch of the world's leading protease feed enzyme, CIBENZA® DP100, into the Chinese market. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144108 Protease enzymes are scientifically proven to significantly increase the availability of dietary amino acids to monogastric animals. Formulating diets with CIBENZA DP100 allows producers...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Awassi Sheep
2014-09-17 10:42:28

The Awassi sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the Syro-Arabian desert. Today, it can be found in many areas including Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon and it is the most common sheep throughout the Arab countries. This breed is a natural choice to keep in these areas, as it is able to survive in harsh conditions and is able to efficiently provide humans with wool, milk, or meat. However, it is known to adapt to any environment and can forage and...

Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

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