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2013-09-10 23:17:33

Growers Have More Flexibility to Select the HBK Variety That’s Best for their Operation. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 HBK® Seed continues to expand its soybean lineup with the addition of three new varieties – HBK LL4653, HBK LL4953 and HBK RY7523 – for 2014. The growing HBK product line is a result of an aggressive screening and research program. Developed with the high-quality soybean germplasm, HBK Seed varieties are thoroughly tested at regional...

2013-08-27 23:04:31

Bayer CropScience Demonstrates Commitment to Innovation and Stewardship with the Announcement of Global SeedGrowth Centers and Expanding Pipeline DECATUR, Ill. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Growers in Paulina, Brazil; Mereville, France; and Forest City, Iowa all experience different problems with their crops depending on a variety of factors, including weather, soil conditions and pests. Now, all of these growers have access to the same seed treatment expertise through 10 newly opened Bayer...

2013-08-27 23:01:51

Technology Lowers Dust During Planting; Further Reducing Honey Bee Exposure DECATUR, Ill. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 As part of its commitment to sustainable agriculture, Bayer CropScience today announced very favorable field trial results of its new seed application technology, which is designed to further reduce potential dust exposure to honey bees during a typical planting process, while offering improved handling efficiencies to corn farmers. The use of lubricants, such as talc and...

2013-08-26 23:01:48

Employees Make a Difference in Local Communities During 2013 Farm Progress Show CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 It’s said that the two best gifts are roots and wings, and in the coming weeks, Bayer CropScience will contribute both to Illinois communities by sponsoring “Making Science Make Sense®” for middle school students, helping children make healthy lunch decisions by donating salad bars to schools and beautifying communities by giving trees to local service...

2013-08-23 23:04:36

Pollinator-Friendly Garden Planted at Nature Center to Celebrate Honey Bees Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Bayer CropScience, Bridging the Gap and Kansas City Missouri Parks and Recreation celebrated earlier this week the contribution of bees to the Kansas City landscape by planting a pollinator-friendly garden at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park. Volunteers transformed a 70x30-foot area of land to now feature year-round blooming trees, plants and flowers, all...

2013-08-20 23:17:09

“The Bayer Museum of Agriculture” will Feature 35,000 sq. ft. of Exhibit Space and 3,500 Agricultural Artifacts. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Today, Bayer CropScience and the American Museum of Agriculture announced a sponsorship agreement to rename the museum the “Bayer Museum of Agriculture,” helping to further preserve, promote and display its cotton industry collection dating back to the 1600’s. The expanded Museum will open its doors in late spring-early summer...

2013-08-15 23:03:49

Two top-ranked superintendents will each receive $2,500 award to advance education in plant health Research Triangel Park, N.C. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced that golf course superintendents can now apply for the inaugural Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow Plant Health Scholarship. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to each of two outstanding superintendents looking to advance their education in the area of plant health....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'