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2012-03-06 08:00:00

Shipping just in time for spring, Core´s high-efficiency trimmer will be available to both consumer and commercial markets throughout the U.S. Ronan, Montana (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 CORE Outdoor Power, the only manufacturer of GasLess outdoor power equipment for commercial markets and the discerning homeowner, announced today that they are now accepting pre-orders for the first available product from their suite of environmentally-friendly power equipment. The CGT400 Line Trimmer will...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today unveiled its new Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System, which is designed to provide farmers with more consistent, flexible control of weeds, especially tough-to-manage and glyphosate-resistant weeds to maximize crop yield potential. Pending regulatory approvals, this advanced system is expected to be available to U.S. farmers for the 2014 growing season, consisting of an innovative new soybean trait solution...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Champion® spark plug manufacturer Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is offering attractive rebates to consumers who tune up their lawn mowers, chainsaws, gasoline-powered trimmers and other outdoor equipment this spring. Tune-ups aren't simply for automobiles - they help maximize the power and extend the life of any gas-powered engine. From March 1 through April 30, 2012, consumers can qualify for a $1.50 mail-in rebate on...

2012-02-13 16:55:00

10Rate Lawn and Garden editors Brittany Rowland and John Moore rate and review Push Mowers on a 1-10 scale. (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Editors from 10rate spent some time researching and trying out some of the newest Refrigerators and rating and reviewing them on the following criteria: 10rate looked at a number of lawn mowers to see how well they mulch, bag, or discharge grass clippings, leaves, and other lawn debris. Other factors the company considered in the ratings: 1. Versatility of...

2012-02-09 23:35:23

Over-reliance on glyphosate-type herbicides for weed control on U.S. farms has created a dramatic increase in the number of genetically-resistant weeds, according to a team of agricultural researchers, who say the solution lies in an integrated weed management program. "I'm deeply concerned when I see figures that herbicide use could double in the next decade," said David Mortensen, professor of weed ecology, Penn State. Since the mid-1990s, agricultural seed companies developed and...

2012-02-07 13:00:00

Innovators from government, academia and private industry are recognized for their impact on the weed science profession. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. The awards were presented during the organization´s annual meeting, held this year in Waikoloa, Hawaii. “These are true innovators from academia, government and...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Decked is a company poised to change the way you maintain your outdoor living spaces. They bring the most needed services, such as lawn care, landscaping, deck and fence cleaning, staining, and sealing, as well as chemical and full-service pool cleaning into a single convenient service company. Round Rock, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Roger Drye, CEO of Decked, LLC today announced the launch of a new Round Rock service company that specializes in building and maintaining great outdoor...

2012-02-02 08:17:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from three new studies on atrazine's economic and environmental benefits will be among the presentations at the 2012 Weed Science Society Annual Meeting Feb. 6 through 9 in Waikoloa, Hawaii. The studies show atrazine -- a popular herbicide long used for managing weeds -- not only boosts crop yields and the U.S. economy, it is essential to conservation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/PH46304 ) In his paper, "A...

2012-01-23 12:00:00

Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America are partnering with the National Research Council to spotlight the problem of herbicide-resistant weeds and what can be done about them. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will co-sponsor an upcoming scientific summit on how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds — a costly and growing problem threatening crop production across the U.S. and around the globe. The May 10...

2012-01-19 11:38:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by David C. Bridges, Ph.D., agronomist and president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga., shows atrazine increases U.S. corn crop yields by about 7 bushels per acre, or more than 600 million bushels per year. In sorghum crops, yields rise by more than 13 bushels per acre with atrazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120119/PH38480 ) Bridges will present the findings from his...