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2009-09-21 09:49:00

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This harvest season, viticulture students from VESTA, an alliance of Midwest colleges and winemaking businesses, are learning the process of turning grapes into wine via online courses. The program uses Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), to deliver instruction to students from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. VESTA, the Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance, (www.vesta-usa.org) is funded by the National Science...

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2009-08-11 14:35:41

French winegrowers are harnessing the benefits of satellite imagery to enrich their grape harvests, combining modern technology with the ancient art of winemaking. Originally developed to help producers of grain, the Oenoview system combines satellite images and vine analysis to assist oenologists in determining when grapes planted under varying conditions will be ready for harvest. The system works by providing winemakers vital information about their berries, such as the amount of water the...

2009-08-04 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources (NYSE: HNR) announces the following Webcast: What: Harvest Natural Resources Webcast When: Tuesday, August 4 @ 10:00 AM CT/11:00 AM ET Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=61200 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Stephen Haynes of Harvest Natural Resources, +1-281-899-5716 If you are unable to...

2009-07-31 14:55:00

HOUSTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) will release its 2009 second quarter operational and financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 4, 2009. Harvest will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, during which management will discuss Harvest's 2009 second quarter results. The conference leader will be James A. Edmiston, President and Chief Executive Officer. To access the...

2009-06-02 05:00:00

HOUSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today announced that James A. Edmiston, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Hart Energy Capital Investment Symposium in Houston, Texas at 11:00 a.m. CDT on Wednesday , June 3, 2009. The live audio webcast of the presentation and accompanying materials can be accessed on the Harvest website at www.harvestnr.com or at http://www.energycapitalweek.com/feed/, select Track 1. Viewers are...

2009-05-04 15:18:00

HOUSTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) will release its 2009 first quarter operational and financial results before the market opens on Friday, May 8, 2009. Harvest will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time on Friday, May 8, 2009, during which management will discuss Harvest's 2009 first quarter results. The conference leader will be James A. Edmiston, President and Chief Executive Officer. To access the conference call,...

2008-09-30 00:00:24

By Cherie Gordon A rescue mission is under way as farmers desperately take advantage of the dry weather to salvage their crops after a washout summer. But despite a fortnight of sunshine, Westcountry farmers have still suffered losses after constant downpours. By mid-August, the National Farmers' Union reported that just 15 per cent of wheat had been harvested from the region's fields compared with 50 per cent last year. South West NFU director Melanie Hall said: "Farmers are trying...

2008-09-27 03:00:26

By Terry, Leon In a bid to help the industry maintain product quality and slow down deterioration rates, Cranfield University's Plant Science Laboratory reviews research into post-harvest treatment. Dr Leon Terry reports The market for ready-to-eat salads has grown rapidly in recent decades as a result of changes in consumer attitudes towards convenience, health and choice. Minimally processed horticultural products, such as fresh-cut prepared salads, are generally subjected to simple...

2008-09-15 06:00:28

By Lindsay McIntosh Farmers and consumers will be counting the cost of this summer's bad weather, writes Lindsay McIntosh THE overnight flood devastated the farm at Belford on Bowmont, churning up surrounding roads, ripping through fences and propelling terrified animals through mangled fields. In the sodden aftermath, farmer Richard Mather began to put back together the land and infrastructure which his father had built up in the Scottish Borders. In total, he estimated the damage to...

2008-08-24 00:00:27

This one because we wanted to avoid expensive grain-drying costs. "The driers run on agricultural diesel that has gone up from about 35p a litre to 65p in the past 12 months and at the moment crops have a high moisture content and need to be dried before they can be marketed. "On top of that, the price of milling wheat has gone down from a high of pounds200 a ton last year to about pounds135 a ton now." Wet conditions could also lead to shortages of other crops, such as peas and beans and...


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