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2013-11-07 23:30:31

Lester Buildings Sponsors Horse Barn Giveaway Contest: Enter to Win Nov. 6, 2013, through March 26, 2014 (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Equine lovers nationwide can vie to win a new horse barn valued at over $30,000 from Lester Buildings, beginning Nov. 6, 2013. The online contest, which runs through March 26, 2014, is a joint effort of three sponsors: Lester Buildings, a leading supplier of post-frame equine, ag, hobby and commercial buildings; Cargill’s Nutrena® animal feed, and the...

2011-03-08 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Barns Foods Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: URBF) ("Company" or "Urban Barns"), an authority on sustainable development of fresh fruits and vegetables, has acquired a 100% ownership interest in Non Industrial Manufacturing Inc. (NIM), a Canadian Manufacturer of Vertical Farming Equipment. The terms and provisions of the acquisition of NIM provided that Urban Barns acquire from the shareholders of NIM 100% of the total issued and...

2011-02-19 00:00:42

Boarts' Black Angus Farm in Ford City, Pennsylvania tapped Universal Steel Buildings Corp. to replace the wooden pole barn feed lot building that collapsed from the heavy weight of snow during the February blizzard of 2010 with an Olympia Steel Buildings® pre-engineered steel building. Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Howard Boarts, owner of Boarts' Black Angus Farm in Ford City, Pennsylvania purchased a pre-engineered Olympia Steel Buildings® System from Universal...

2011-02-06 01:03:15

The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians is making a strong presence in the modular barn and commercial & storage building business through its new company MD Barnmaster. This opportunity came to fruition through the Tribe's recent acquisition of MD Barns and Barnmaster. Serving customers worldwide with projects spanning from one-stall horse barns on family farms to a 1000-stall public equine facility, MD Barnmaster designs and builds durable commercial storage and multi-purpose buildings,...

2010-04-19 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, architect John Blackburn, one of the country's premier designers of equestrian facilities, is introducing Blackburn Greenbarns®, a line of pre-designed but adaptable barns for eco- and cost-conscious horse owners. To further the cause, Blackburn Architects, P.C., will donate 10 percent of its first-year profits from Greenbarns® to help offset carbon...

2010-01-14 15:37:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Urban Barns Foods (URBF.OB), today announced the appointment of Mr. Cesar A. Montilla, Jr. to its Board of Directors as well as its Director of Business Development and Government Relations Officer. Mr. Montilla has an extensive and distinguished career in corporate finance and is a high-ranking individual in Puerto Rico, which is one of Urban Barns' target markets. Mr. Montilla studied at Cornell University, the University of Florida and the New...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'