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2014-10-02 16:26:55

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB: CANV), a leading supplier of cannabidiol (CBD) based compounds and products, will be showcasing their range of PlusCBD Oil(TM) and retail products in Booth #22023 at the SupplySide West trade show on October 6-10, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. In its fifteenth year, the show is billed as the world's largest expo gathering for ingredient suppliers and finished product manufacturers. This year, the expo will be showcasing...

2014-10-02 12:28:16

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agrochemicals or agricultural chemicals are chemical products that are used in agriculture such as pesticides, fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, etc. This can also include hormones and other chemical growth agents. Usually agrochemicals are toxic and pose an environmental risk. Therefore, the market for agrochemicals is strictly regulated. In this report, we categorize agricultural chemicals into fertilizers and pesticides....

2014-10-01 23:14:16

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fergitation company, is helping two olive growers in South Texas reduce the high losses of young trees and increase new growth on the young saplings. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The olive industry is increasing across Texas with over 40 member growers in the Texas Olive Grower Association and Council. Additionally, new growers are planting orchards each year. Turf Feeding Systems installed one of their fertigation systems in August 2014 at the...

2014-10-01 23:04:02

The Nitrogenous Fertilizers in Fruits & Vegetables market report defines and segments this market with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/applications/nitrogenous-fertilizers-in-fruits-vegetables-8781120790.html (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The market for Nitrogenous Fertilizers in Fruits & Vegetables is estimated to grow from $15,898.1 million in 2013, to $17,602.8 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 2.1% during the forecast period. Browse through the TOC...

2014-10-01 23:00:35

Founder Bill Hall shares his knowledge of one of America's favorite beverages. Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Ninety-nine percent of all tea grown in the world comes from some thirty-four countries in Asia, Africa and South America. That’s what makes it so remarkable that nestled among ancient oaks on Wadmalaw Island, one of the many sea islands of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is a hidden garden: the Charleston Tea Plantation. It’s very much a working plantation that...

2014-10-01 15:02:38

Families and individuals often find themselves questioning where they should be living, in the city or in the country. The question of whether urban living is better or worse than rural living involves a number of issues and factors, but the bottom line is choosing a place to live that provides the best quality of life for that family or individual. When considering whether to live in an urban or rural area, health and wellness is always a top concern. It is a medical fact that living in...

2014-10-01 12:33:09

XI'AN, China, Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Green Agriculture, Inc. (NYSE: CGA; "China Green Agriculture", "we" or the "Company"), a company that mainly produces and distributes humic acid-based compound fertilizers, other varieties of compound fertilizers and agricultural products through its subsidiaries in China, today provides an update on the development of the Company's business strategies. The agriculture industry in China is currently ongoing a revolutionary restructuring...

2014-10-01 08:35:34

ALBANY, New York, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A latest study on the compound feed market and feed additives market by Transparency Market Research states that this market will witness a CAGR of 3.72% between 2013 and 2019. The report estimates the global feed market to be worth US$ 15.1 billion as of 2012, and projects this market to grow to US$ 18.3 billion by 2017. The global feed market will chart a CAGR of 3.86% between 2013 and 2019. Compound feed comprises...

2014-10-01 08:35:12

MADISON, Wisconsin, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk has been awarded the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award 2014 at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. The award was presented to the company in recognition of its innovation, AfiMilk MCS [http://www.afimilkmcs.com ]. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/706393 ) Afimilk MCS (Real-Time Milk Classification Service) is a breakthrough solution for enhancing milk value. By...

2014-09-30 23:20:58

Buckle up! Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers why canines should be restrained while traveling in a car. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dogs are social animals, and love to go everywhere with their owner. Oftentimes, this involves spending time in the car travelling from place to place. Many dog owners choose to let their canines have free run of the vehicle; however, this is not only unsafe for the dog, but unsafe for the owner as well. Royal Flush Havanese shares with...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Karakul
2014-10-14 10:22:10

The Karakul, also known as the Qaraqul, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Central Asia and is thought to have been raised in that area since 1400 BC. Because it has been raised in the desert regions of Central Asia, it is extremely hardy and can survive in arid conditions with little water by storing fat in its tail. This breed is raised in the deserts of Namibia and was introduced into that area by German scientists during the early twentieth century. The Karakul often...

Hog Island Sheep
2014-10-14 10:12:48

The Hog Island sheep is a breed of feral sheep that resides on Hog Island in Virginia. The breed descended from domestic sheep that were brought to the island during the 1700’s. Most likely the sheep used to develop the hog island sheep were modern English sheep, but Merino sheep could have been present on the island. It became feral between the 1930’s and 1940’s after a storm forced the evacuation of the island, leaving some sheep behind to live free of human intervention. During the...

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