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2014-05-13 08:28:00

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc. ("Garmatex"), an industry disrupting supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics, continues to strengthen its senior management team announcing two appointments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/86883) William (Bill) Gardiner joins Garmatex at its Vancouver headquarters as Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing. Mr. Gardiner formerly held senior executive positions at...

2014-05-09 12:15:40

University of Virginia A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic Western world – and the differences seem to have come about because southern China has grown rice for thousands of years, whereas the north has grown wheat. "It's easy to think of China as a single culture, but we found that China has very distinct...

2014-05-09 08:28:10

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zkltwn/forage_feed) has announced the addition of the "Forage Feed Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Forage consists of grasses, herbaceous legumes, tree legumes, silage, green feed and hay. Nearly 200 plant species have been known as forage crops. The market...

2014-05-07 20:25:35

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hot Tea Market in Asia to 2019: Market Guidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/hot_drinks/hot_tea_market_asia_2017_market_guide.htmlSynopsisCanadean's, "Hot Tea Market in Asia to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Hot Tea consumption in Asia. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the market by country, giving a simple overview of...

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...


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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