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2014-06-26 08:30:16

Represents Potential Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced the first shipments of dormant alfalfa seed varieties to the People's Republic of China (PRC). This is especially important for S&W, since it is both the Company's first shipment to the PRC, and also the first commercial export of its dormant alfalfa seed. The PRC is a new and potentially large market, representing a...

2014-06-03 23:13:54

Alfalfa or lucerne is a perennial forage crop cultivated in many warmer-temperate arid regions around the world. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 19,600 articles covering many physiological, agronomic and phytosanitary aspects of Alfalfa production. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 19,600 references on physiological, agronomic and phytosanitary aspects of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) production which covers many...

2014-05-20 08:24:17

To be held May 26-28 in Beijing, China FIVE POINTS, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that its management will participate in the 2014 International Seed Federation ("ISF") World Seed Congress. The ISF World Seed Congress is a preeminent forum for the exchange of information on developments in global seed trade, seed breeding and industry regulation. ISF meetings are designed to promote meetings between participants that lead...

2014-03-13 23:01:55

Long-term gypsum users report more than 5:1 or higher returns for every dollar worth of gypsum applied to alfalfa and 2:1 or higher for corn. Yield, sulfur availability and soil quality improvements were top three reasons cited for gypsum use in study findings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 A rigorous new study conducted by two highly respected agricultural economists brings to light the top reasons that crop growers apply gypsum to cropland. The study cites increased yields,...

Drifting Herbicides Can Cause Unintended Effects
2014-02-11 14:52:42

Penn State Farmers should take extra precautions so drifting herbicides do not create unintended consequences on neighboring fields and farms, according to agricultural researchers. The researchers found a range of effects -- positive, neutral and negative -- when they sprayed the herbicide dicamba on old fields -- ones that are no longer used for cultivation -- and on field edges, according to J. Franklin Egan, research ecologist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service. He said the effects...

2014-02-10 08:30:46

Company will be exhibiting at Booth #6615 in the Farm Credit Dairy Center FIVE POINTS, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), the world's largest producer of non-dormant, alfalfa seed varieties, with production in the San Joaquin and Imperial Valley's of California, as well as in South Australia, today announced that the Company will be exhibiting at the 47th annual World Ag Expo 2014 at Booth #6615 in the Farm Credit Dairy Center. Mark Grewal, chief...

2014-02-03 08:21:47

Company does not expect a material negative impact on 2014 harvest FIVE POINTS, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), is the world's largest producer of non-dormant, alfalfa seed varieties. S&W produces alfalfa seed in the San Joaquin and Imperial Valley's of California, as well as in South Australia. As of today, it does not appear to S&W that drought conditions in California will have a material negative impact on the Company's calendar...

What Cattle Eat Affects Their Weight And Tastiness Of The Meat
2013-09-19 11:21:25

Clemson University Cattle are what they eat. The forage — grasses and other plants ­— beef cattle eat affects the nutrition and tastiness of the meat. Clemson University animal science researchers report that steers grazing on one of five forages kept in paddocks showed significant differences in growth, carcass and meat quality. The research can help cattle producers with alternatives to corn and feed when they are looking to add weight and value to their animals prior to sale....

Latest Alfalfa Reference Libraries

2013-05-18 07:51:02

Fodder is a term used in reference to the feed cut, sometimes prepared, and brought to domesticated farm animals such as cows, goats and pigs. Some fodder is prepared using oils and mixed rations that are mixed in with several different types of sprouted grain and legumes such as alfalfa, clover, corn, and several different types of grass. In the countries that allow it, fodder can also consist of animal origins such as ruminant meat and bone meal, typically found in cattle feed. The USDA,...

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