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2014-07-01 12:25:04

"Sandlot" Actor Patrick Renna Appears at Dedication Party LISLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleb, a six-year-old from Gaylord, Minn., with a hematologic disorder, is the owner of the coolest clubhouse in town. Kaleb is an enthusiastic fan of the movie "The Sandlot" and wished for a fort inspired by the 1993 cult classic. Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Coborn's grocery stores teamed with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make Kaleb's wish a reality. Today, the three...

2014-06-26 20:22:19

Over 200 Participants, Celebrity Guests 'Pedal the Plaza' For a Cause LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Ones, the makers of lean, lower sodium and heart healthy deli meats, along with retail partner Jewel-Osco, contributed $10,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) today following their "Pedal the Plaza" event in downtown Chicago. The open-to-all, high-energy experience was part of Healthy Ones' "You Can" campaign that empowered consumers to make easy,...

2014-06-23 08:31:50

Young Rivals From Across the Globe Work Together to Keep Things 'Growing' CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jointly hosted by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) and the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town includes seasoned professionals from across the spectrum of agribusiness. The first of its kind on the African continent, the Forum is framed by three overarching themes - The...

2014-06-19 16:27:33

Unique Tool Commissioned by DuPont and Developed by Economist Intelligence Unit Finds a Captive Audience in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agribusiness leaders, attending the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town, were the beneficiaries of an in-depth review and tutorial on the recently launched Global Food Security Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Commissioned by agricultural leader DuPont, the Global Food...

2014-06-19 12:27:12

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of competition barbeque cooks claim to have the best pork ribs. In 2014, Smithfield and Farmland, two leading brands under the Smithfield Foods family of banners, will help settle the argument. The Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) is proud to announce its partnership with Smithfield and Farmland as the official sponsors of the 2014 Rib Team of the Year. Smithfield and Farmland products are a preferred protein choice for many...

2014-06-18 16:26:18

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations projects that by 2050, we'll have nine billion people in the world. Those additional 1.8 billion people will need to eat. Where will all that food come from? It's a question that North Carolina companies are researching in earnest. For example, we know we'll need crops that tolerate drought, but will there be new ways of controlling pests and disease? North Carolina has companies working on that. We'll...

2014-06-16 00:21:15

- Access to germplasm, seeds pipeline and commercial varieties BASEL, Switzerland, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today an agreement to acquire the German and Polish winter wheat and winter oilseed rape (WOSR) breeding and business operations of Lantmannen, the Swedish food, energy and agriculture group. Syngenta will gain access to high-quality germplasm, a seeds pipeline and commercial varieties which complement the company's portfolio in two of Europe's...

2014-05-29 23:02:16

While increases in poultry consumption constrain industry revenue, the depreciating Australian dollar and stabilising weather conditions are providing opportunities for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Meat Processing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Meat Processing industry faced challenging conditions early in the five years through 2013-14 due to poor agricultural conditions and the...

2014-05-27 23:04:17

AgFunder, an online investment crowdfunding platform for agriculture and agtech opportunities, is hosting a webinar for accredited investors interested in aWhere, a cloud-based service delivering hyperlocal weather data and recommendations to farmers around the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 aWhere will be raising a $4 million equity financing round on the investment crowdfunding platform AgFunder. aWhere is a Colorado-based agtech company delivering hyperlocal weather data and...

2014-05-27 12:23:12

- Contest runs through July for innovative ideas to support the six commitments of The Good Growth Plan WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today a contest for creative ideas that will support one or more of the six measurable commitments of The Good Growth Plan. The Good Growth Plan Grant Contest* will award one Grand Prize of $20,000 to help the winner implement the idea. Also, three runners-up will receive $10,000 each for the same purpose. Deadline for submissions...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.