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2013-11-13 12:25:11

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Boca Raton Hotel Owner Mitchell Robbins and Chef Joey Giannuzzi, co-founders of Farmer's Table restaurant, have appointed award-winning brand communications firm The Gab Group as agency of record. Through public relations, marketing, branding, social media and web design, The Gab Group will promote Farmer's Table as the healthy and affordable dining destination that the local market has long awaited. Opening November, Farmer's...

2013-11-12 16:27:26

-Highlights Include Sustained Business Volume Growth and High Credit Quality- WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced its third quarter 2013 results, which included sustained portfolio growth, driven by a diversified mix of new business at stable margins, and the continuation of high credit quality. Core earnings, a non-GAAP measure, and net income decreased in the third quarter due primarily to...

2013-11-07 00:20:10

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram Truck Brand to Honor Florida Farmers on November 9 at the University of Florida Homecoming Football Game The Ram Truck brand and Chrysler Group LLC's Southeast Business Center (SEBC) continue to highlight the Year of the Farmer on November 9 by promoting farming and agriculture in the football arena. Ram Truck will be the presenting sponsor of the Farmer Appreciation initiative on November 9 with backing from the...

2013-11-05 20:20:44

In an Industry-First, the Climate Technology Platform(TM) Provides Real-Time, Hyper-Local Tools to Help Enable Optimal Decisions through the Entire Growing Season SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Corporation today announced the availability of Climate Basic(TM) and Climate Pro(TM) for the 2014 Crop Year. Climate Basic(TM) is a mobile service that optimizes a farmer's daily decision making by providing up-to-the-minute, field-level current and future weather, soil, and...

2013-11-05 16:27:39

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida consumer advocate and leading false claims attorney Gary M. Farmer, Jr., a partner with Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L., has successfully litigated his third major false claims case against a global pharmaceutical company. Today, the United States Department of Justice announced a settlement against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. Johnson...

2013-10-31 08:22:26

Brand presents first 'The Farmer in All of Us' book to FFA president LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ram Truck brand celebrated the passion ignited around its "Year of the Farmer" initiative by presenting Clay Sapp, 2012-2013 National FFA President, with a $1 million donation at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 30. Ram Truck brand declared 2013 the "Year of the Farmer" during the Super Bowl last February, when its...

2013-10-25 12:23:36

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Corbin, a former FFA member, holds exclusive performances for FFA chapters across the country to recognize hard-working and dedicated farmers -- Multi-tiered partnership includes sweepstakes to win trips to a special ACM Awards weekend in Las Vegas in April and a web video series documenting Corbin's FFA visits -- Webisodes and sweepstakes information at www.ramtrucks.com/keepplowing As...

2013-10-24 08:39:01

USFRA to Convene Panel That Includes CSPI's Michael Jacobson on Food Day CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will convene a panel of farmers, ranchers, and food pundits, including Michael Jacobson, the founder of Food Day and executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), to address farm size, ownership and sustainability practices today from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT at the State Room in Boston....

2013-10-09 08:28:36

Bloomberg's Alan Bjerga and CSPI's Michael Jacobson among group of experts participating in U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance event scheduled for Food Day CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) today announced the moderator and list of panelists participating in the next Food Dialogues event, timed to Food Day, October 24. Noted food author and Bloomberg News reporter Alan Bjerga will moderate the discussion, "Farm Size: Does It...

2013-09-30 23:40:36

In response to an article published by the Badger Herald, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, issues a statement commending Dane County, Wisconsin for leasing land for organic farming to promote community land use. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Badger Herald on September 20th, which discusses how Dane County, Wisconsin is leasing land in one of its parks for organic...


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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