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2010-10-29 08:00:00

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lime Energy Co. (Nasdaq: LIME), today announced that it will publish its third quarter operating results after the market close on Monday, November 8th. The same day, Lime Energy will hold a conference call at 4:30 ET to discuss the results. Investors can access the call by calling toll free 866-783-2144 and use passcode 31648376. International callers can dial 857-350-1603 and use the same passcode. The call will be available...

2010-09-20 22:50:12

Researchers discover technique to improve, extend late-season harvest Successful mechanical harvesting of perennial fruit crops requires efficient, economical harvesting systems that do not reduce trees' production life or diminish fruit quality. Most of the world's citrus is now harvested manually, but the use of efficient and lower-cost mechanical harvesting techniques is expected to increase in the next few years, especially in the large citrus plantations in Florida and Brazil. The citrus...

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2010-07-23 08:05:00

Citrus growers, beware. Florida winters are getting more extreme, causing plants to flower later and potentially shrinking the growing seasons for some of the state's most vital crops. If a recent trend continues, more frequent freezes and larger temperature swings between winter and spring, followed by hotter summers, could threaten oranges and other crops, according to a team of University of Central Florida researchers. "The weather in Florida has been getting wacky," said Betsy Von Holle,...

2010-07-06 14:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While South Africa will continue to bask in the glow of the Soccer World Cup, a South African product similar in shape to the soccer ball kicks off its season in the U.S. this month. The first of regular shiploads of South African summer citrus (www.summercitrus.com) have reached our shores. Clementines, navel oranges and ruby grapefruit are available in supermarkets across the U.S. from now through November. For the first time, a selection of popular...

2010-07-06 09:00:00

BALTIMORE, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey conducted at one of California's largest universities has shown that all-natural True Lemon from True Citrus, LLC, can significantly increase water consumption, thus aiding with the many health benefits of drinking more water. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/NYFNSY01 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/NYFNSY01 ) Study participants using the crystallized lemon daily increased their water consumption from an...

2010-06-29 04:06:00

BALTIMORE, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- All-natural True Lemon can help with some of women's top health concerns including weight, high blood pressure and even wrinkles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/NYFNSY01 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/NYFNSY01 ) Used in water, teas and recipes, True Lemon is made from fresh lemons selected for their superior flavor. The lemon juices and oils are then cold-pressed and crystallized to capture the lemon's taste at...

2010-06-08 12:00:00

CHICAGO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that its JBT FoodTech business has been awarded an exclusive contract in excess of $30 million for the supply of new citrus processing equipment to French group Louis Dreyfus Commodities. The six year operating lease agreement includes the conversion of all LD Commodities' (Dreyfus) Brazil and US-based citrus processing facilities to JBT FoodTech citrus juice extractors and associated ancillary equipment....

2010-05-18 16:05:00

FORT PIERCE, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In the David versus Goliath battle for dominance over America's breakfast table, Natalie's Orchid Island Juice has scored another huge win. The little Fort Pierce, Florida company stunned the giants of the citrus juice industry by capturing the title of "Best Tasting Orange Juice" in Good Housekeeping magazine. The June issue of the magazine, which offers the latest trends and advice on healthy living, touts the fresh flavor of all-Florida fruit in...

2010-04-30 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: Following the Tibet Quake, China continues to harass Tibetans. For more, elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/chinese-authorities-order-monks-to-cease-aid-and-leave/ elephantjournal.com: This Mother's Day, make a DIY gift of soap. For more info, please visit: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/natural-citrus-peel-soap-for-mothers-day/ SOURCE elephantjournal.com

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2010-04-26 11:01:58

A team of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University of Florida Indian River Research and Education Center have turned an ornamental plant into a tool for combating a bacterial disease that threatens the world's citrus crop. Periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) has proved to be an effective screening tool for treatments to control Huanglongbing (HLB), according to Yong-Ping Duan of the ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory (USHRL) in Fort Pierce, Fla. HLB,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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