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2011-06-21 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), announced today the retention of Lytham Partners, LLC to conduct a national investor relations program. Mark S. Grewal, president and CEO of S&W Seed Company, commented, "S&W is now firmly positioned in three markets: production and marketing of high salt- and heat-tolerant alfalfa seed, the natural sweetener market via our new stevia planting program, and seed cleaning and processing for...

2011-03-14 15:06:00

QUEBEC CITY, March 14 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced that Mr. Pierre Labbe, Chief Financial Officer will present a corporate update at the 23(rd) Annual Roth OC Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point,...

2011-02-10 07:00:00

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced that Mr. Andy Sheldon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Medicago will be presenting at the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The conference is being held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City from February 14(th)-15(th),...

2011-01-27 15:48:00

WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready® Alfalfa (RRA) without conditions. This was the final step in an extensive environmental review process undertaken by the USDA that took 46 months to complete. With the return of RRA to the U.S. market, alfalfa growers will once again have the option to use this safe, beneficial technology. Some of the benefits of RRA include a more...

2011-01-21 11:35:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that its proprietary, non-dormant, high yield alfalfa varieties marketed as "SW 9720" and "SW 9215" have been renamed "SW 9720S" and "SW 9215S." The added "S" will serve to distinguish and emphasize the varieties as highly tolerant to salty soil and salty irrigation water. The name change has been reviewed and authorized by the California Crop Improvement Association, the seed certifying...

2010-12-16 16:29:00

WEST SALEM, Wisc., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that the long-awaited Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Roundup Ready® Alfalfa (RRA) has been published. An electronic copy of the document can be found at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/biotechnology/downloads/alfalfa/gt_alfalfa%20_feis.pdf "Publication of the final EIS marks an important, critical step to...

2010-11-10 06:00:00

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), announced today that it has been awarded US$244,279 in funding under the Internal Revenue Service's Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project ("QTDP"). This program was created under the Patient Protection and...

2010-08-10 07:05:00

-Medicago to develop a vaccine facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina- RALEIGH and QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medicago USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and affordable vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced that it has been awarded a $21 Million grant from the Defense Advanced Research...

2010-06-21 20:45:30

Keeping livestock away from poisonous locoweed during seasons when it's a forage favorite is one way ranchers can protect their animals and their profits, according to a 20-year collaboration by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their university partners. The ARS researchers teamed up with New Mexico State University (NMSU) scientists to study locoweed poisoning in U.S. livestock and devise ways to minimize or prevent losses. When livestock graze on locoweed, the plant's...

2010-06-21 15:55:00

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Supreme Court found that a lower court was in error when it placed a nationwide ban on the planting of genetically engineered alfalfa seeds. In a 7-1 vote, the court reversed a federal appeals court ruling that prohibited the selling of Roundup Ready® alfalfa seeds, which are resistant to the popular weed killer Roundup®. Justice Stephen Breyer did not participate in the case. The Supreme Court ruling is...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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