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2011-08-10 09:25:00

WAVERLY, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HESCO CEO Gap Kovach announced today that HESCO and Macro Plastics have jointly granted $10,000 to the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame for the Florida Citrus Archives housed at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL.

2011-08-08 12:16:50

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are using a technology known as "Fourier transform infrared-attenuated total reflection" (FTIR-ATR) spectroscopy to rapidly identify with 95 percent accuracy citrus plant leaves infected with the devastating disease known as citrus greening.

2011-07-06 08:52:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Strike a creative or interesting pose with oranges or Clementines from South Africa and post it on the South African Summer Citrus Facebook page www.facebook.com/summercitrus during July and you could win a cash prize.

2011-06-02 06:00:00

BALTIMORE, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a strongly worded recommendation, a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued May 31st advises that children and adolescents should not be given energy drinks or sodas with caffeine.

2011-05-30 00:00:29

After Sun Skin Care is the most important warm weather skin care. These are vacation must have items.

2011-04-27 06:00:00

BARTOW, Fla., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One-hundred percent grapefruit juice - a dieter's friend? A new study, published in Nutrition & Metabolism, concluded that enjoying a pre-meal snack of grapefruit, grapefruit juice or water as part of a reduced-calorie diet can be part of an effective weight loss strategy for obese adults.(1) Researchers at Vanderbilt University found that obese adults who consumed half a grapefruit, about a half-cup (4.5 ounces) of 100 percent grapefruit...

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2011-04-13 09:27:24

'KinnowLS' is university's eighth citrus variety developed in past 10 years.

2011-04-12 08:15:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunkist Growers is creatively "peeling back" layers about citrus favorites through a three-part, original web series and consumer sweepstakes.

2011-04-11 07:00:00

BARTOW, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange juice may do more for your diet and overall health than you may think, according to seven new studies presented this week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2011.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.