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2014-07-11 23:05:28

DMG Productions and American Farmer explore the latest breakthroughs in agriculture. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 American Farmer is proud to announce their latest episode airing on RFD-TV, next Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 8:30 am ET. In this episode, American Farmer explores Sunbelt's line of proprietary products, which are designed and formulated for use on a wide range of agricultural crops. Audiences will learn how these products help the crop realize its maximum genetic yield...

2014-07-10 23:07:40

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Ag Seeds announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing fourth quarter on RFD-TV. American Farmer will explore Ag Seeds, founded in 1975, whose mission is to identify and sell genetics that are adapted to the changing needs of California Agriculture and that contribute to the sustainable production of safe and nutritious food. American Farmer will...

2014-07-10 08:30:27

Organization is searching to find standout farmers and ranchers to represent their industry to the world through Faces of Farming & Ranching program CHESTERFIELD, Mo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to today's agriculture, the pictures and perceptions of farmers and ranchers often do not match reality. There are many examples of great farmers and ranchers all over the country doing wonderful things to bring food to the table for those around the world. But few of those...

2014-06-23 23:08:28

DMG Productions explores agricultural finance. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 AgriBank announced today that it and several of its affiliated Farm Credit Associations will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. AgriBank is a wholesale bank that provides funding to 17 retail Farm Credit Associations that lend to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners. AgStar Financial Services, FCS Financial, Farm Credit Services of...

2014-06-17 16:27:13

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it has agreed to issue $75 million of Tier 1 capital through the public offering of 6.000% fixed-to-floating rate non-cumulative perpetual Series C preferred stock, with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per share. The preferred stock offering is expected to close on June 20, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Farmer Mac intends...

2014-06-05 16:30:10

MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced operating results for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. Highlights -- Sales and other operating revenues improved compared to last year 5.0% to $2,354.9 million driven primarily by increased green tobacco costs that were partially reflected in prices paid by customers. -- Selling, general and administrative expenses decreased 8.0% to $134.1...

2014-06-04 16:27:05

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) has declared a quarterly dividend per share on each of Farmer Mac's three classes of common stock - Class A Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM.A), Class B Voting Common Stock (not listed on any exchange), and Class C Non-Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM). The quarterly dividend of $0.14 will be payable on June 30, 2014 to holders of record of common stock as of June...

2014-05-21 08:23:48

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade, who markets and sells the GreenDrop Recycling Stations, is pleased to announce that Farmer Bros. Co. ("Farmer Brothers") has chosen GreenDrop Stations to handle the diverting of its recyclable and compostable waste from landfills. Farmer Brothers' ultimate objective is to reach 100% landfill diversion by the year 2015, prolonging the lifecycle of resources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Photo -...

2014-05-16 23:06:36

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Atlanta, IN (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Beck's announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. In this episode, American Farmer will teach viewers about Beck's, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States. The segment will educate audiences on how Beck's strives to provide all customers with the tools needed to succeed on...

2014-05-16 08:26:59

HOUSTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 15th the Houston Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) installed its 2014 officers, including President-Elect, Dr. Randy Farmer of Houston Smile Docs. Dr. Farmer's new duties include oversight of continuing dental education affiliated with the Houston AGD as chair of the programming committee, and educational planning for 2015 and beyond. "The AGD is dedicated to helping general dentists succeed through education and...


Latest Farmer Reference Libraries

Plough (Plow)
2013-07-31 09:25:38

Plough or plow is a tool used by farmers in order to prepare a field for the planting of a crop. By using this tool the farmer is able to overturn the soil, bringing up nutrients, while covering weeds and other remnants for added compost. Aeration of the soil is also achieved, giving a fresh moisture absorbing base for the planting of a crop. Horses and oxen have been the traditional way, since human powered plows were not as sufficient, that farmers plowed their fields. In places where...

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2008-05-07 17:00:28

The Boerboel is a very large South African working breed. It was originally bred to be a farmer's dog and to defend the homestead. It is a heavy mastiff breed that is obedient, intelligent and dominant. It is thought that the breed was derived from interbreeding African species with French, British and Dutch breeds. The Boerboel should stand 23 to 28 inches high and can weigh between 154 and 200 pounds. It is a well-balanced, substantial breed. Its head is one of its most recognizable...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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