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2011-03-22 07:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leader in natural product innovation for pest management, announces the signing of a major Distribution Agreement with Syngenta Crop Protection AG, the global leader in crop protection. Syngenta will exclusively distribute MBI's award winning biofungicide Regalia in specialty crop markets throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Regalia will complement Syngenta's comprehensive fungicide portfolio,...

2011-03-20 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, MARCH 21: TUNE-UP YOUR LAWN MOWER Profile America -- Monday, March 21st. While most people are happy to see spring again, for many, there's a familiar chore coming up soon -- mowing the lawn. That means first digging through the shed or the garage, moving aside the snow shovels and other...

2011-03-17 21:09:23

Banded applications of CGM found effective in direct-seeded squash production Corn gluten meal, a powdery byproduct of the wet-milling process of corn, has shown important potential for use as an organic, non-selective preemergence or preplant-incorporated herbicide. A team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service and Oklahoma State University recently reported on the impact of corn gluten meal (CGM) applications on direct-seeded squash (Cucurbita...

2011-03-15 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you struggling with lawn and yard care? Are the weeds growing but the grass isn't? Maybe you're embarrassed by patchy grass and an overgrown landscape. If so, it may be time for a yard care intervention, and a chance to grow your confidence and a better looking lawn and landscape. This spring and summer, the Briggs & Stratton Yard Doctor will roll up his sleeves and help homeowners confront their yard care demons with an on-the-ground...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

Gas-powered string trimmers have become ubiquitous landscape maintenance tools. But string trimmers are not without their problems and frustrations. Now there's a new kit that promises to supercharge gas-powered string trimmers"”turning them into lean, clean, cutting machines. Albuquerque, New Mexico (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 In the past few decades, gas-powered string trimmers have become virtually ubiquitous landscape maintenance tools. Millions of homeowners and professional...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a new agreement to collaborate on the advancement of dicamba tolerant cropping systems. The companies have granted reciprocal licenses, and BASF has agreed to supply formulated dicamba herbicide products to Monsanto. The agreement will facilitate further development work and subsequent commercialization of a dicamba tolerant system, which includes innovative dicamba...

2011-03-12 00:00:28

Mowers Direct Announces Best Garden Tillers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for best garden tillers. "Garden tillers are powerful machines capable of breaking up hard, compacted or even clay soils," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct, one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States. "A garden tiller is an essential...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Mowers Direct Announces Best Cultivators. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 10, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for best cultivators. "A cultivator is one of the most important tools in a gardener's shed," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct, one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States. "Whether you're mixing soil, aerating, weeding or cultivating...

2011-03-10 08:00:00

HOLMDEL, N.J., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As spring nears and green creeps back into the landscape, lawns across the nation will need a little extra help to recover from the harsh winter months and return to lush, healthy life. Lawn Doctor, the nation's largest lawn care franchise with 450 units across the country, wants to help homeowners across the nation see their yards spring back to life. "Spring lawns require extra care following chilly winter temperatures and dormant growth,"...

2011-03-03 00:00:29

Mowers Direct Announces Addition of Simplicity Line. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 Today Mowers Direct announced the expansion of its product offering with the addition of a broad, new assortment of Simplicity lawn and garden tractors, zero turn lawn mowers and self-propelled mowers, as well as a wide selection of accessories such as baggers, mulching kits and mowing decks. "The Simplicity brand is revered by folks who...


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