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2012-01-06 15:45:00

Herbal teas will be beneficial to lower blood pressure in the human body. For example, tea made with buckwheat grains contain antioxidants that helps repair interior the lining of blood vessels. Eco Vita is proud to offer TEN-CHI TEA that blends twelve key medicinal herbs together. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 There is a quantifiable connection between herbal tea and a healthy, lower blood pressure. It might seem strange that drinking tea can lower blood pressure, but it can't be...

2012-01-06 04:23:00

KYIV, Ukraine, January 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exports of Ukrainian grain amounted to 9.65 million tons since the beginning of the marketing year (starting July 1, 2011). The outflow rose 42 percent compared to 6.79 million tons as of January 4 last year, reported the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. In 2011, Ukraine cropped the record amount of grain in twenty years since declaring independence. The unprecedented harvest - over 55 million tons of grain -...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

The Herbal Tea Production industry is forecast to continue benefiting from increasingly favorable attitudes and beliefs toward its products, according to a new report from IBISWorld. The aging population and rising per capita tea consumption will significantly contribute to revenue growth over the next five years. According to IBIS World´s industry market research report, due to the health benefits of herbal tea, total tea consumption is forecast to continue rising from 2012 and 2016....

2011-12-23 08:00:00

Boulder, Colorado-based Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 4382 sold products from The Tea Spot, local loose tea company, at the Boulder Farmers Holiday Market to raise money for their troop. The market was a two-day event held December 3rd-4th, 2011 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, where the scouts sold Boulder Blues loose green tea, Red Rocks loose herbal tea, and Tuffy Tea Steeper loose tea infusers. Boulder, Co (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 The Tea Spot, Boulder´s philanthropic tea company,...

2011-12-23 05:54:00

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN) ("Winner Medical" or the "Company"), a leading China-based exporter and retailer of high-quality medical dressings and consumer products made from 100% cotton, today announced that BDO China Shu Lun Pan Certified Public Accountants LLP ("BDO China") has been appointed as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm to replace BDO Limited ("BDO Hong Kong"), which resigned on December...

2011-12-12 21:31:04

Natural growth regulator found to increase or decrease growth, depending on application Natural products marketed as plant growth enhancers are becoming increasingly sought-after. Many of these products, typically produced by small companies with limited research capabilities, have not been tested in farm trials, nor have claims about product effectiveness been documented by scientific data. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen investigated the growth regulatory effect of Tea Seed...

2011-12-01 08:00:00

The Tea Spotâs releases today a new Tea Traveler mug with silicone tea infuser to keep your tea hot and your hands cool. This new double-walled ceramic travel mug comes in two new designs evoking The Tea Spotâs new brand image to be launched in 2012. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 The Tea Spot is pleased to announce the release of their latest addition to the Steepware® brandâs line of tea steeping tools - double-walled Tea Traveler...

2011-11-25 08:00:00

The Horticulture Website of Dr. agr. Volker Kleinhenz features a Growerâs Guide to Cultivating Chinese Waterchestnut and his updated Curriculum vitae. Phnom Penh, Cambodia (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 The book on "A Grower's Guide to Cultivating Chinese Water Chestnut in Australia" provides the technical and practical basis for the commercial production of Chinese waterchestnut. It is divided into five chapters which cover planting material and the environment, cultivation and...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

Experienced agricultural marketing strategist heads Limagrain Cereal Seeds Eastern U.S. sales region BUSHNELL, IL (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Limagrain Cereal Seeds announced that industry sales and marketing specialist Ken McClintock has been hired as the companyâs Regional Sales Manager, leading the brand strategy for Limagrainâs Eastern United States region in wheat seeds sales. McClintock was most recently employed at Dairyland Seeds as a sales representative for...

2011-11-11 03:38:00

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN) ("Winner Medical" or the "Company"), China's largest exporter and retailer of high-quality medical dressings and consumer products made from 100% cotton, today announced that the Company will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences in China: Cowen China Opportunity Conference, on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the St. Regis Hotel in Beijing. The Company will present at 4:00...


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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