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2015-03-27 12:28:31

DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandlerresearch.org adds Global Seeds Market 2015-2019 a new research report added to the store.

2015-03-27 08:26:40

New DuBe Beverages Coming Soon To Include CBD & THC Infused Drinks DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Algae International Group, Inc.

2015-03-26 23:17:24

This hands-on tool allows producers, brands, and manufacturers to assess the full spectrum of organic cotton's benefits. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) March 25,

2015-03-26 23:09:25

Segment focusing on microbial activity and soil health to air March 31 Balaton, MN (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Agnition announced today that it will be featured

2015-03-26 12:27:15

LONDON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The mechanized irrigation systems market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue.

2015-03-26 08:36:15

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A panel of experts will discuss the critical relationship between immigration reform, agriculture and wider economic growth on Tuesday, March 31,

2015-03-26 08:36:13

- Ceres' biotech traits for drought resistance and increased sugar yield demonstrate compelling performance advantages. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

heat-beater beans
2015-03-25 15:01:38

They are sometimes known as the "meat of the poor". Beans, in their many forms, provide affordable protein and are vital for the food security for more than 400 million people in the developing world. Highly nutritious, rich in protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, iron, and other micronutrients, bean crops are a staple in many countries.

2015-03-25 08:31:24

PLACERVILLE, CA, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - iMD Companies, Inc.

2015-03-24 23:09:49

Online tea retailer ESP Emporium announces that they have opened their flagship corporate office in Chicago, IL, with more locations scheduled to open in additional major cities later this year.


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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