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2011-04-16 00:00:28

Mowers Direct Announces Best Semi-Pro Lawn Tractors. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best semi-pro lawn tractors. "On a semi-pro tractor, you'll be riding in comfort while mowing your lawn with precision," said Todd Gwaltney, product expert at Mowers Direct. "The combination of comfort and performance features makes these the pinnacle of homeowner lawn...

2011-04-14 16:39:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Alion(TM) herbicide from Bayer CropScience LP is now registered by the Environmental Protection Agency for use in tree nuts and vines, citrus, stone and pome fruits. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090422/CG03422LOGO) "The longer-lasting control of Alion is something leading competitive products cannot offer," said Michael Deall, vice president, marketing and portfolio management. "Alion herbicide features a...

2011-04-13 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring homeowners hungry for yard care knowledge can turn to the Yard Smarts Hotline. From April 15 - May 15, anyone can ask their yard care or equipment questions and get expert help. Just visit www.yardsmarts.com and click on the hotline icon to submit a question or call toll free at 1-866-YARD-TIPS (1-866-927-3847). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/CG82272) Staffed by lawn, garden and equipment experts, the hotline...

2011-04-11 00:00:39

Mowers Direct Announces Best Gas-Powered String Trimmers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 08, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for best 2-cycle gas, 4-cycle gas and walk-behind wheeled string trimmers. "Gas string trimmers have powerful engines with enough torque to rip through stubborn grass and weeds on your property," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct, one of the fastest...

2011-04-08 10:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 12, at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), will address Agriculture 2.0 conference attendees as part of an industry panel debating the topic of 'Feeding a Growing Global Population'. The discussion will explore technologies with the potential to curb environmental impact while producing enough food to feed a projected world population of 9 billion people by 2050....

2011-04-08 00:00:30

Mowers Direct Announces Best Electric String Trimmers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for best corded electric and cordless electric string trimmers. "Corded electric string trimmers are great for small yards where you're always close to a power outlet," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct, one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in...

2011-04-07 00:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and Bayer CropScience announced today a co-development agreement on an HPPD herbicide tolerance trait for soybeans. The trait is in early development with launch in North America expected in the second half of this decade. By incorporating tolerance to HPPD herbicides, and thereby enabling the use of leading weed control products, the new trait will provide a powerful mode of action for weed control and the management of weed...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

CR Best Buys Include Honda and Toro New Survey Finds One-Third of Americans Enjoy Lawn-Care; One-in-Twelve Drink While Mowing YONKERS, N.Y., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the warm weather and green grass, the latest issue of Consumer Reports features Ratings of more than 100 mowers and tractors, in the organization's largest mower test to date. Consumer Reports testers mowed 19.2 acres and identified more than 30 top-scoring models, including three models from...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

Mowers Direct Announces Best Commercial Zero Turn Mowers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best commercial zero turn mowers. "Commercial zero turn mowers are the beefy, bad-boys you see professional landscapers cruising on," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct. "These mowers are at the top of the turf management food chain. With...

2011-04-01 00:14:18

Mowers Direct Announces Best Semi-Pro Zero Turn Mowers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best semi-pro zero turn lawn mowers. "With large tires, hydrostatic transmissions and a multitude of cutting height adjustments, semi-pro zero turn mowers are a great choice for large expanses of turf," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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