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2014-09-09 12:30:50

DANVERS, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three recipients will receive the Demeter Award of Excellence recognizing their outstanding efforts in support of women in agribusiness at this year's third annual Women in Agribusiness Summit in New Orleans, October 6-8 at the Hyatt Regency. The Demeter Award of Excellence, named as such for Demeter, the goddess of the harvest from ancient Greek mythology, will be given in three categories. The 2014 recipients and categories are: -- Kay...

2014-08-28 23:17:26

A first for one of Dow AgroScience's suppliers, Floralife, a leader in the postharvest floriculture industry, receives the External Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2013. Walterboro, S.C. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Floralife, a leader in the postharvest floriculture industry, receives the External Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2013 from AgroFresh. A wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company and a global business unit of Dow AgroSciences LLC, AgroFresh is an innovator in...

2014-07-14 08:22:07

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Agrochemicals Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Agrochemicals, also known as agrichemicals, are chemicals that enhance the yield and quality of crops. Pesticides and fertilizers are the two major types of agrochemicals. Pesticides control pests that feed on crops or on the nutrients in the soil that are meant for crops. Fertilizers...

2014-06-05 16:28:00

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, And Other Stacked Traits) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To...

2014-05-01 16:23:14

Use these five steps if you suspect a termite attack INDIANAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Your first reaction to seeing flying termites in your home could be panic. If you've had a previous termite infestation, you probably just feel angry. Either way, hungry termites mean business and your home is on the menu. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82668 "After the cold winter we've had, you may be surprised to know that termites are swarming right now," says Ty Ferraro, Dow...

2014-04-24 16:31:27

A green product that actually works INDIANAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Must green involve compromise? Not always. It's possible for green products to actually equal or outperform less earth-friendly options. One example is the Sentricon(®) System, which provides welcome relief to homeowners in every state where hungry termites view homes as food. Yes, the Sentricon System is a green product that really works. The proof is in the 60-plus scientific studies and the 2...

2013-04-14 23:00:03

The horse chestnut tree that served as a symbol of inspiration and peace for Anne Frank during World War II lives on through a rare sapling to be planted at the world´s largest children´s museum. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis will be the first of only 11 sites in the United States to plant one. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 The horse chestnut tree that served as a symbol of inspiration and peace for Anne Frank during World War II lives on through a rare sapling...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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