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2015-05-04 16:28:38

MISSION, Kan., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) If your outdoor grilling menu calls for easy, gluten-free dishes to accompany your favorite flame-kissed foods, sorghum may be your

2015-05-04 08:32:00

Nonprofit Farm Leads the Way in Training Organic Dairy Farmers FREEPORT, Maine, May.

2015-05-01 12:21:50

DALLAS, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global and Chinese Manure Spreader Industry, 2015 Market Research Report is a specialized study on the current state of the global

2015-05-01 08:24:36

CRAFTSMANSHIP magazine reports on drought-friendly cuisine that may soon seem as familiar and fashionable as kale and heirloom tomatoes SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate

2015-04-30 23:13:58

Shannon Hathaway joined the Super-Sod team in April to serve the The Triangle market. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Super-Sod welcomed aboard Shannon

2015-04-30 23:04:30

Four top farm supply retail businesses have been selected as Environmental Respect Award regional winners in North America. WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (PRWEB) April 30,

2015-04-30 23:02:44

Twenty-one top farm supply retail businesses have been selected as Environmental Respect Award state/provincial winners in North America. (PRWEB) April 30, 2015

2015-04-30 23:02:24

Twenty-one top farm supply retail businesses have been selected as Environmental Respect Award state/provincial winners in North America. Willoughby, Ohio (PRWEB)

2015-04-30 23:00:46

John McCann joined the Super-Sod team in April to serve their North Florida market. Jacksonvill, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Super-Sod welcomed aboard

2015-04-30 16:30:18

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc.


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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