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2012-08-11 08:13:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has once again reduced the estimated corn production from American farmers as the country's farming industry continues to struggle amid the worst drought conditions in fifty years, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Ricardo Lopez of the Los Angeles Times, the lack of precipitation in the Midwest region of the nation has forced the USDA to lower its estimate for the corn...

2012-08-07 23:00:07

Announces initial shipment of Isobutanol from Luverne, Minn. facility in third quarter. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), a leading renewable chemicals and next-generation biofuels company, today announced its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2012 and reported on startup operations at its Luverne, Minn. renewable isobutanol production facility. “We are laser-focused on our startup at Luverne,” said Patrick Gruber Ph.D., Chief...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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