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2014-08-28 08:26:37

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strawberries have a classic, timeless taste, and are often perfect for culinary experimentation. To showcase the versatility of the strawberry, the California Strawberry Commission partnered with renowned chef Craig Thornton to host an exclusive media dining event in Los Angeles to celebrate the season of summer entertaining. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140779 Known for his invitation-only dining experiences,...

2014-07-09 08:29:20

Naturally-Enriched with Whole Food Ingredients, Fruit PLUS Vitamins(TM) to Offer More Than 100 Percent Daily Value of Six Key Vitamins PHOENIX, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNAK), advances the frozen fruit category today with the introduction of Rader Farms® Fruit PLUS Vitamins(TM), the first-ever fortified whole frozen fruit product. Using proprietary technology and topical nutrients sourced from whole fruits and vegetables, Fruit PLUS Vitamins builds on...

2014-07-08 23:12:17

South Florida Med Spa, Wellington Anti-Aging Centre, becomes the only location in the area to offer LiLa’s Strawberry Laser Treatment, a weight loss procedure designed for clients who desire to lose fat and tone their body. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Summer is well on its way, and women and men looking to shed extra inches want a fast fix with little down time and real results. The wish list is demanding, but beach goers who want to get slim this summer have an answer. South...

2014-06-19 04:20:43

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission has received a grant from California's Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) of $298,472 for a cooperative research project to investigate ways to improve control of soil-borne diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119443 This grant will help strawberry farmers continue the world's leading research on finding fumigant alternatives. California strawberry farmers...

2014-06-18 20:21:58

Health Professionals Learn Strawberries' Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry Commission and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) teamed to present registered dietitians (RDs) with substantial evidence to classify strawberries as a functional food - offering health...

2014-05-08 20:25:43

230 Students to Receive Financial Support for 2014-2015 School Year WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission today announced this year's recipients of the California Strawberry Scholarship Program, helping the children of strawberry farm workers pursue their dreams through higher education. From throughout the state's strawberry growing regions, 230 students - high school graduates and those currently enrolled in trade schools and...

2014-04-02 08:33:03

Researchers Continue to Reveal Benefits to Consuming Anthocyanin-Rich Foods like Strawberries WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to new published research in the Journal of Nutrition, consumption of anthocyanin-rich foods such as strawberries may play an important role in lowering cholesterol and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. To evaluate the effects of strawberries on cardiovascular risk factors, researchers at Oklahoma State University...

2014-03-18 08:34:30

New Research Illustrates Statewide Community Impact of Strawberry Farming WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California Strawberry Commission released a first-ever statewide economic report detailing the $3.4 billion economic contributions of strawberry farming to the state. The report titled, Sustaining California Communities: Economic Contributions of Strawberry Farming (February 2014) showcases the positive impact strawberries have on local...

2014-02-26 12:26:09

Edy's Launches New "Fruit and Veggie" Bars Line That Combines Fruits and Vegetables in a Frozen Snack OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edy's Outshine fruit bars brand is launching the first national line of frozen fruit bars that combines fruit and vegetable ingredients. The line, called "Fruit and Veggie bars," features five new innovative flavors, including: Blueberry Medley, Tangerine Carrot, Apple and Greens, Peach Mango Medley and Strawberry Rhubarb. The new line also...

Cholesterol-Lowering Benefits Of The Strawberry
2014-02-26 07:15:44

[ Watch the Video: The Health Benefits Of Strawberries ] FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology A team of volunteers ate half a kilo of strawberries a day for a month to see whether it altered their blood parameters in any way. At the end of this unusual treatment, their levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides reduced significantly, according to the analyses conducted by Italian and Spanish scientists. Several studies had already demonstrated the antioxidant...


Latest Garden strawberry Reference Libraries

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.