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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)

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/ --

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

2014-06-20 23:03:20

Baby Food Market report can be segmented by Products and Submarkets.

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.

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

2014-06-03 23:13:54

Alfalfa or lucerne is a perennial forage crop cultivated in many warmer-temperate arid regions around the world.

2014-05-28 23:00:19

Silicon Valley’s Hawaiian coffee and award-winning tea etailer expands collections with rare traditional Asian and flavorful tropical fusion teas. San Francisco,

2014-05-27 12:28:28

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affected by prolonged rainfall, weed resistance issues, and higher manufacturing costs the U.S.


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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