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CHICAGO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring planting season has started around the nation and Feeding America would like to encourage everyone - from gardener to farmer - to help
As climate change ushers in a new era of hotter temperatures that threaten crops worldwide, the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050 explores how agricultural and environmental thought leaders
Follow The Truck Any Day, Any Time On www.potatotracker.com EAGLE, Idaho, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The world's largest potato on wheels embarked on its fourth cross-country tour
MODESTO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, joining citizens around the state, country, and world in celebrating Earth Day, the Almond Board of California published a new blog post
NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Will local foods overtake organic foods in popularity? Some members of the food industry think so based in part on consumer demand now at an all-time
OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the leading global producer and marketer of high-quality stevia products, took a pioneering approach of integrating sustainability
Oxford Biomedical Research, Inc. has been awarded two U.S. Patents for methods to measure antioxidants and oxidative damage.
The National Brassica Survey Reveals Nearly 2 in 5 Americans are Cooking Broccoli 10 Minutes or Longer, Significantly Reducing the Detoxification Benefits of the Phytonutrient Glucoraphanin
Latest Advancements in Local Food Systems, Sustainable Urban Farming and Municipal Planning to be Examined During 3-Day Event Riverside, CA (PRWEB) April 21,
The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...
The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...
The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...
Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...
Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.