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2013-04-15 23:00:24

Following an article published by the Daily Nebraskan regarding a professor´s plan to build an organic farm, Colle Farmers Market commends the professor and students for fighting to establish this organic farm and support the local vegetables market. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 On April 15, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for promoting local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Daily Nebraskan, which discusses how a professor and his former students developed a...

2013-03-27 23:02:12

Following the publication of an article about a proposal in Colorado to establish organic egg farms, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 On March 27, 2013, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement following a Valley Courier article by Lauren Krizansky regarding commercial organic egg production being established in certain parts of Colorado. According to the Valley Courier article, the first organic egg farm being established “would be a...

2013-02-01 23:03:10

Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Wisconsin State Farmer that discusses Wisconsin´s two-day agribusiness event. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 On February 1, Colle Farmers Market responds to this year´s 51st annual Wisconsin Crop Management Conference and Trade Show, a two-day event that had over 1,500 attendees. The event attendees were comprised of various sects of Wisconsin´s “agribusiness manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and...

2012-08-24 23:01:06

Colle farmers market community commends an article published in Rochester: Your News Now regarding the staff at Wegmans Food Market and their five years of organic farming success. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 August 23rd, Colle, a farmers market community supports an article released for Rochester: Your News Now which discusses the success of Wegmans Food Market and how they have expanded and improved their organic farm for the past five years. The article states that Wegmans Food...

2012-01-17 14:00:00

Clif Bar Family Foundation announced today it has awarded the first fellowships in organic plant breeding ever granted in the United States, through its Seed Matters initiative. Emeryville, Calif. (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Clif Bar Family Foundation announced today it has awarded the first fellowships in organic plant breeding ever granted in the United States. Funded through its organic seed initiative known as Seed Matters, the foundation issued $375,000 in grants to fund three Ph.D....

2011-08-13 11:00:00

KCK benefit festival headlined by Ag Hall of Fame Inductee Willie Nelson and Board Members Mellencamp, Young and Matthews KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As America struggles with mounting economic challenges, Farm Aid used its annual benefit festival to underscore family farmers' essential role in a stronger financial future for our country. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, joined by more than a dozen...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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