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2014-05-15 23:04:39

San Francisco’s 2013 Food & Beverage Winner Pooki’s Mahi standardizes overall packaging design and form with eco-friendly, reusable and FDA-approved standup pouches. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Silicon Valley etailer startup of award-winning teas, top-notch brown rock sugar and 2013 Food & Beverage winner, Pooki’s Mahi, announced today a new partnership with packaging partner Standup Pouches.net. The partnership launched Pooki’s Mahi’s new packaging designs,...

2014-05-13 23:12:16

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is starting a case study project with Watertronics, a Wisconsin-based organization, to document the Water Savings and Benefits of the company’s Sustainability and Water Efficiency technology. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Turf Feeding Systems (TFS) a leader in fertilizer injection into irrigation, is partnering with Watertronics, the industry leader in pumping systems and rain water harvesting. The companies will be combing forces on two...

2014-05-13 12:23:45

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC PINK: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to announce that Mr. Dennis Killoran of Wainwright, Alberta, Canada has agreed to become the Company's Primary Hemp Growing Consultant. Mr. Killoran is uniquely qualified having previously cultivated Industrial Hemp under a Health Canada License. Mr. Killoran is a third generation farmer. In 1999, Mr. Killoran was invited to participate with a symposium which...

2014-05-05 23:07:11

Innovative Get Clean Tin Promotes Healthy Cleansing Regimen Novato, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Feeling out of sorts? The Republic of Tea is thrilled to announce the release of its new GET CLEAN® STACKABLE TEA TRIO TIN featuring three premium-cleansing teas for two-weeks worth of sipping. The innovative tea trio includes two new flavors and the already popular get clean from its collection of BE WELL RED® teas. Each gentle herb tea can be used alone or in conjunction with a...

2014-04-30 23:24:13

Cloud Medical Doctor Software Corporation (Cloud-MD) (OTCQB: NSCT), a leading provider of “Cloud Based” Medical Software solutions and a provider of Digital Electronic Encryption Security solutions (CipherShop) announced today that it has signed a professional consulting services agreement with Hemp, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEMP). By joining forces with Hemp, Inc., Cloud-MD expects to bring a new level of professional encryption security and inventory management solutions to the Hemp and...

2014-04-25 08:29:25

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT) ("BreedIT" or the "Company"), through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers, today is pleased to announce that the Company is scheduled to attend and present at the Growth Capital Expo 2014, the premier event in emerging growth company finance, being held at Caesar's...

2014-04-15 23:11:14

ResearchMoz.us included new market research report " Global Grow Lights for Agriculture Market 2014-2020: Indsutry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse full report at http://www.researchmoz.us/grow-lights-for-agriculture-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and wind...

2014-04-04 08:26:26

Hortau will use funding to continue expansion and provide world-class irrigation management solutions for growers across all commodities CALGARY, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Hortau, the leader in wireless, web-based irrigation management, has secured $3.5 million in financing from Avrio Capital - its second investment in the precision irrigation company in 14 months. Avrio Capital, Canada's leading private equity firm focused on food and agriculture, invested $3 million in Hortau in...

2014-03-27 23:33:38

Planning for new countries and increased planting goals, tentree looks towards a more eco-conscious future. REGINA, SK (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Having already provided 160,000 hours of employment to locals in developing countries, tentree announced today that the Canadian lifestyle apparel company has officially planted their first million trees. By partnering with international non-profit organizations, tentree is stepping up to become a major part of reforestation efforts in several...

2014-03-26 23:23:21

Ensuring that the fun continues unabated at outdoor parties and get-togethers, Canopies Outlet recently announced the availability of trendy and robust Party Canopies. Chester, CT (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ensuring that the fun continues unabated at outdoor parties and get-togethers, Canopies Outlet recently announced the availability of trendy and robust Party Canopies. These canopies are from leading manufacturers and are valued for having a sturdy, corrosion-resistant and durable...


Latest Agronomy Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

Intercropping
2013-07-31 15:20:47

Intercropping is growing crops of multiple products in a specific area. Using the property for more than one crop serves dual purposes such as adding structural support along with providing needed nutrients as well as weed and pest control. Careful consideration and control is required when intercropping. Considerations such as soil content, the amount of water needed for each crop and the amount of sunlight needed for each crop. An example of intercropping are planting tall crops that...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

Erosion
2013-04-01 12:48:39

Erosion is the process by which rock and soil are taken from the surface of the Earth by exogenetic processes like wind or the flow of water, and then transported and deposited in another location. While erosion is a natural process, human activities have increased by 10 to 40 times the rate at which erosion is happening globally. Excessive erosion results in problems such as desertification, decreases in agricultural productivity because of land degradation, sedimentation of waterways,...

Dryland Farming
2013-03-15 11:32:48

Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...

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