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2014-04-23 12:22:51

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, and Fessenden Cooperative Association, Fessenden, N.D., announced today they have formed a 50-50 joint venture company to construct and operate a fertilizer warehouse at Hamberg, N.D. The facility will have 28,000 tons of nitrogen, potassium, sulfate, phosphorus and micronutrients storage capacity and...

2014-04-22 23:12:13

Volunteer agriculturalists help Congolese farmers replace harmful pesticides and techniques with organic gardening methods and natural insecticides. Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day commemorates an effort to “… inform and energize populations so they will act to secure a healthy future for themselves and their children.” Mercy Ships agriculturalists work alongside the world’s largest charity hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, which is currently docked in the...

2014-04-22 12:24:10

Veriflora® Preferred Retailer Offers Variety of Sustainably Grown Plants GREEN BAY, Wis., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Midwestern retailer Shopko announced the springtime re-opening of its Garden Centers as well as its renewed commitment to stocking plants certified to the Veriflora standard for environmental sustainability. As a Veriflora Preferred Retailer since 2011, Shopko stocks sustainably grown annuals, perennials and vegetable plants from Floral Plant Growers, a...

2014-04-22 08:26:55

Leading natural fertilizer and plant food brand provides consumers with chemical-free alternatives for their lawn care and gardening needs. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter in most of the country, homeowners are preparing their outdoor spaces for a much-anticipated spring and summer season. With environmental responsibility at the top of consumers' minds, homeowners are increasingly seeking out eco-friendly lawn and plant care products that enable...

2014-04-17 23:02:16

US Bio Carbon announces a new solution to the nitrates runoff problem. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Recently many countries, including the United States and Japan, have reached a state of diminishing returns regarding the use of artificial fertilizers, according to recent research done by Oregon State University. Artificial fertilizer can allow farmers to maintain land productivity in regions where the nutrient cycle is no longer completed efficiently due to pesticides...

2014-04-15 20:21:07

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bkp85f/phosphorus_and) has announced the addition of the "Phosphorus & Derivatives Market By Type and Application - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bkp85f/phosphorus_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global demand for...

2014-04-15 12:31:44

Acquisition Accelerates Mosaic's Previously Announced Brazil Growth Strategy PLYMOUTH, Minn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) signed definitive agreements today with Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) to acquire its fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350 million. The purchase price assumes the delivery of $150 million in working capital at closing. This acquisition is expected to significantly accelerate Mosaic's...

2014-04-10 23:28:27

PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix is Scientifically Proven to Be the Winning Recipe for Maximum Harvest With Minimal Effort (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 If organic gardeners could name an MVP in the garden, good soil would win year after year. Home gardeners that grow bountiful, healthy and organic vegetables and herbs know the secret to success is in the soil, and this year, maintaining soil success just got a little easier. PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix offers home...

Food Quality Declining Thanks To Rising Levels Of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
2014-04-07 04:30:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change has demonstrated for the first time that the increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere could have an adverse effect on the planet’s food supply. Professor Arnold J. Bloom of the University of California-Davis Department of Plant Sciences and his colleagues conducted a wheat field test study that determined that the nutritional quality of...

2014-03-27 23:26:37

Agrochemicals market report classifies the global market on the basis of product type, their sub-types and geography; forecasting volume and revenue.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/global-agro-chemicals-market-report-132.html) (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The report "Agrochemicals Market by Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides), by Fertilizer Type (Nitrogenous, Potassic, Phosphatic), by Pesticide Type (Organophosphates, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoides, Bio-Pesticides), &...


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2005-05-25 19:15:16

In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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