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2014-07-21 08:24:08

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to...

2014-07-19 23:01:15

Recovering disposable income will encourage consumers to purchase brand-name, high-end cereal, although consumers are expected to eat out for breakfast more frequently as higher employment levels tighten schedules. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Cereal Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Conflicting trends over the past five years hampered the Cereal Production industry. Wary of...

2014-07-18 11:54:45

University of Minnesota Report pinpoints key food systems 'leverage points' that hold the greatest the potential to boost global food security and protect the environment Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, focusing efforts to improve food systems on a few specific...

2014-07-14 12:22:26

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing global demand for readymade garments, specialty finishing chemicals and dark textile shades to driving textile chemicals consumption in Bangladesh According to a recently published report by TechSci Research a research based global management consulting firm, "Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2881 ]", the country's textile chemicals...

2014-07-03 16:21:00

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to 2019", defines and segments the Seed Treatment Market with analysis and projection of the market size for both, synthetic as well as bio-based seed treatments. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-07-01 12:28:49

Nation's Leading High Pressure Processed Brand Expands Hugely Successful Elements Line with Introduction of Four New Cold Brewed Teas SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Suja Juice Co., the leader in cold-pressured (otherwise known as High Pressure Processed (HPP) juice, today announced the launch of its first line of cold-brewed, organic, non-GMO Project Verified and cold-pressured teas. The four new tea flavors, Chunmee Tropical, Honeybush Peach, Jasmine Pomegranate and Unsweetened...

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...

2014-06-20 23:03:20

Baby Food Market report can be segmented by Products and Submarkets. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/baby-food-reports-5299276439.html (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The global baby food market comprises foods recommended for the special nutrition of babies and infants. The baby food market is categorized as baby formula, dried baby food, and prepared baby food. Baby foods are usually divided into different stages so that they are suitable for each phase of the child’s individual...

2014-06-16 08:33:01

MATTHEWS, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gifts Ready To Go, LLC a family owned business in Matthews, North Carolina launched their new e-commerce website on May 30(th), 2014 called giftsreadytogo.com. Their website allows customers to choose their products online by browsing through their wide range of custom gift sets which have detailed descriptions and pictures. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117271 The company offers free shipping within the...

2014-06-05 23:01:53

Silicon Valley’s Hawaiian coffee and award-winning tea etailer Pooki’s Mahi launches Pyramid Tea Collection featuring over twenty award-winning rare and flavorful teas in iconic, environmentally sustainable packaging. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 San Francisco’s 2013 Food & Beverage winner Pooki’s Mahi announced today the launch of Pooki’s Mahi’s Pyramid Tea Collection featuring over 20 award-winning, high quality loose leaf teas available in pyramid infuser...


Latest Crops Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

Intercropping
2013-07-31 15:20:47

Intercropping is growing crops of multiple products in a specific area. Using the property for more than one crop serves dual purposes such as adding structural support along with providing needed nutrients as well as weed and pest control. Careful consideration and control is required when intercropping. Considerations such as soil content, the amount of water needed for each crop and the amount of sunlight needed for each crop. An example of intercropping are planting tall crops that...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

Dryland Farming
2013-03-15 11:32:48

Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...

Cover Crop
2013-03-15 11:18:24

Image Caption: Painter of the burial chamber of Sennedjem. A Plowing Farmer. Credit: Yorck Project/Wikipedia Cover crops are crops that are planted to improve the quality of the soil, also known as green manure. Cover crops add fertility to the soil, control weeds and pests as well as control diseases that can be otherwise found in untreated soil. Cover crops increases the organic matter levels in the soil which only enhances the structure of the soil as well as increase the capacity for...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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