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2014-11-06 12:23:41

Spring Plantings, Hemp Building Courses and Grassroots Education Events Sow the Seed for Growing the Hemp Industry in the U.S. WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-06 12:23:03

Event on Friday, Nov. 7 celebrates one of the largest land conservation agreements in California history SAN SIMEON, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-06 12:23:00

Royal Organics will be exhibiting and presenting at the Nov. 12-13 Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Conference & Trade Show ROYAL CITY, Wash., Nov.

2014-11-05 12:28:02

Year-to-Date Net Earnings Total $227.9 Million, Up 15 Percent From Last Year ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc.

honey bee diet
2014-11-05 03:00:21

Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.

2014-11-05 08:37:45

ISTANBUL, November 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing trend every year Growtech Eurasia hosts sector professionals from Middle East, Europe & surrounding countries.

2014-11-05 08:25:04

AMSTERDAM, November 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd.

2014-11-04 23:13:22

Austin Ranch development has recently reached phase II, and two Texas companies, Turf Feeding Systems and Water Centric, are continuing to work together to reduce water use and improve landscape

2014-11-04 08:31:24

Grant to enable 12,000 farmers in Mali and Senegal to save for agricultural tools using their mobile phones and a network of local vendors, increase harvest yields, and move out of poverty


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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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