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2014-07-21 16:22:55

SEATTLE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the population grows, fertilizers for crops and pasture grass are increasingly in demand including the potential of packaged cow manure as compost fertilizer for retail and commercial applications, according to the Washington Dairy Products Commission. Organic cow manure is a nutrient that helps crops and pasture grass production over longer durations before the need for reapplication because of its slow release of nutrients. "Dairy cow...

2014-07-21 08:26:33

Sir Elton John provides heartfelt, inspirational narration for the film NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Voice of America today premiered a documentary that explores how stigma interferes with AIDS treatment and prevention around the world. The documentary, Living in the Shadows, profiles six individuals combating HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, Canada, Cambodia, Haiti, and the United States. Each of their stories argues...

2014-07-20 23:02:20

Memphis TN based Data Facts Inc.-a nationwide provider of background screening and mortgage lending solutions-celebrates their 25th year in business this month. Memphis TN (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Data Facts Inc-a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions-is celebrating its 25th year in business in July. To celebrate this significant milestone, Data Facts, Inc.’s employees and their families will engage in a 3 day celebration honoring the beauty and...

2014-07-19 23:03:03

The How To Lose Man Boobs Naturally review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Garry Davison’s simple, home treatment system that promises efficiency in getting rid of cellulite. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 According to the How To Lose Man Boobs Naturally review recently updated by Vkool.com. This is a comprehensive guide that features a series of new information on male breast reduction. Vkool reveals in its review that How To Lose Man Boobs Naturally book covers a wide...

2014-07-19 12:20:31

NFL Former Pro-Bowl Quarterback Mark Rypien beats out 14 fellow celebrities to take home the championship for charity LAKE TAHOE, Nev., July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 18(th) 15 of some of the world's most legendary athletes and entertainers competed in Lake Tahoe for the Korbel Closest-to-the-Pin Challenge as part of the American Century Championship, currently being played at the Edgewood Golf Course. NFL Former Pro Bowl Quarterback Mark Rypien who was the inaugural...

2014-07-18 23:07:42

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview, with Vislaus 1 Star Ambassador Lattoia Andrews, on The Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio show, interviewed ViSalus 1-Star Ambassador Lattoia Andrews to find out about her business and why she promotes the Project 10 Challenge. Andrews is currently a Vi 1-Star Ambassador and she is a former member of the US...

2014-07-18 23:07:39

The Make Him Desire You book review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Alex Carter’s relationship book that promises efficiency in attracting any man. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 According to the Make Him Desire You review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive relationship guide that will help women attract any man they meet. This guide consists of 13 chapters including:     Emotions are everything - Chapter 1...

2014-07-18 23:04:54

Boise based internet startup, PetsPage.com, to be featured in nationwide PBS documentary and Animal Planet PSA. Boise, ID (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Boise internet startup PetsPage.com will be featured in a nationwide PSA on Animal Planet which will air this upcoming Friday, July 25th between 6-10pm EST. The PSA is part of a nationwide veterinary specialty awareness campaign that PetsPage.com's CEO and founder Karen Bostick created in order to educate pet owners about the important work...

2014-07-18 23:02:33

Savory Spice Shop Palm Desert was recently awarded the prestigious honor of being named the Small Business of the Year by the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “With so many members in the Chamber, and the amazing businesses in the category with us, we were surprised and grateful to have been awarded this honor,” said Mary Cardas, Owner, Savory Spice Shop Palm Desert. “We are happy to have become an integral part of this great community and...

2014-07-18 23:01:28

Affordable Housing Developments to be Honored at National Conference in Miami, Fla. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Nominations are now being accepted year-round for the annual Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards. The awards were created to recognize excellence and honor outstanding affordable rental housing properties developed using the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Nominations for the 2014 Developments of Distinction Awards will be accepted...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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