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2014-05-05 23:07:11

Innovative Get Clean Tin Promotes Healthy Cleansing Regimen Novato, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Feeling out of sorts? The Republic of Tea is thrilled to announce the release of its new GET CLEAN® STACKABLE TEA TRIO TIN featuring three premium-cleansing teas for two-weeks worth of sipping. The innovative tea trio includes two new flavors and the already popular get clean from its collection of BE WELL RED® teas. Each gentle herb tea can be used alone or in conjunction with a...

2014-05-01 23:14:58

Debest Infant Apparel revives ancient, eco-friendly crop easy on skin and the environment. Sammamish, WA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Debest, a retailer of eco-friendly infant apparel that brings naturally colored cotton to the U.S. market, recently launched its online presence. Debest® Infant Apparel is now available online at http://debest.us and http://www.amazon.com/shops/debest. For parents looking for the best, environmentally friendly, and irritant-free clothing, naturally colored...

2014-04-10 12:22:37

TOKYO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corporation announced the acquisition of agricultural crop protection fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience Japan. The deal was made through Summit Agro International (hereinafter referred as "Sumisho Agro"), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC). Metominostrobin is a broad-spectrum, systemic fungicide with preventative and curative activity. It is especially potent on soybean rust, which can seriously damage...

2014-04-04 12:27:01

DALLAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Cereal Ingredients Market by Type (Wheat, Rice, Oat, Corn, Barley), Application (Hot Breakfast Cereal, Cold Breakfast Cereal), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the breakfast cereal ingredient market with a perusal of the global market size in terms of value ($million) and volume (MT). It also identifies the driving and restraining factors for this market with an analysis of trends,...

2014-04-01 23:23:27

Oz Slimming Tea has a unique blend helping those who want to lose weight while doing their regular exercise. The loose leaf tea is possibly the most widely appreciated beverage in the world and has a perfect mix ensuring the best flavors and maximum results. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 There are some varieties of teas that have certain healthful qualities and characteristics, but recently a new tea has been discovered that has weight loss characteristics. Weight loss products are nothing new....

2014-03-31 23:04:49

Pooki’s Mahi, etailer of award-winning teas, brown rock sugar and specialty food products today announced the launch of Halo Tea and its Blooming Tea Collection. Now tea-lovers can enjoy savory display teas delivered to your door at a modest price. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Pooki’s Mahi, a Silicon Valley etailer startup of award-winning teas, brown rock sugar and 100% Hawaiian coffees announced today the launch of the Blooming Tea Collection and Halo Tea. The goal is...

2014-03-28 23:00:33

Discover Teas, located in Williamsburg and Newport News, celebrated the third anniversary of its opening with open houses at both store locations on Saturday, March 15. Williamsburg, Virginia (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Discover Teas, with a strong online presence and shops located in Williamsburg and Newport News, celebrated the third anniversary of its opening with open houses at both store locations on Saturday, March 15. The first store, which opened in March 2011, is located in the...

2014-03-21 12:24:59

DUBLIN, Mar. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mj9stm/research_report ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Wheat Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Wheat is one of major grain varieties around the world, and an important grain crop in China. In 2012, the planting area of wheat in China was 24.139 million hectares, decreasing by...

Future Heat Waves Could Threaten Global Food Supply
2014-03-20 09:37:27

Institute of Physics Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed. This is according to a new study led by researchers at the University of East Anglia and published today, 20 March, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, which has, for the first time, estimated the global effects of extreme temperatures and elevated levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) on the production of maize, wheat and...

2014-03-13 12:30:59

Brooks Brothers Among Recent Signatories NEW YORK and SYDNEY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launched in October of last year, the Cotton LEADS(TM) program continues to resonate with global textile businesses as a supply chain program committed to responsibly-produced cotton. The program emphasizes national capabilities of the cotton industries in Australia and the United States, along with their commitment to continual improvement, research and best practices. Combined,...


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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