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2015-02-10 08:32:09

DuBe Hemp Energy Shot is First Step in Launch of Cannabis Infused Product Line Targeting Health and Fitness Conscious Consumers DALLAS, Feb.

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Focus on People, Reduction in Environmental Impact TEL AVIV, Israel, February 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., the leading off-patent

2015-02-09 23:06:12

EnviroTextiles Partners with Bears for Humanity on Organic Teddy Bear Campaign Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 EnviroTextiles is introducing

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2015-02-09 11:05:27

Put the bug spray away! Termite mounds store moisture and provides necessary vegetation. During these extremely dry times, the termite mounds might be the answer to saving the grasslands.

2015-02-09 08:34:37

Leading Home Textiles Brand Announces First-Ever Fair Trade Certified(TM) Bath Towel Collection for Spring 2015 BERKELEY, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-07 23:01:39

Walking from Santa Monica to New York to raise awareness for GMO Labeling, Taylor Lancaster stops off in Phoenix on Tuesday, Feb.

2015-02-06 23:04:41

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Feasterville, Trevose (PRWEB) February 06, 2015 Abbott & Cobb, Inc., announced

2015-02-06 16:23:53

Dairy Farmers of Canada's annual policy conference ends on an optimistic note OTTAWA, Feb.

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XI'AN, China, Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China Green Agriculture, Inc.

2015-02-05 23:00:41

Patent law firm to represent the importance patent protection plays in today’s agricultural economy. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2015 Carr


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.