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2013-05-15 16:29:29

LUXEMBOURG, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the first quarter ended on March 31, 2013. Main highlights for the period: Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $29.0 million in 1Q13, representing an $27.2 million increase compared to 1Q12. Adjusted EBITDA margin during 1Q13 reached 28.3% in 1Q13, compared to 1.2% in 1Q12. The Sugar, Ethanol...

2013-04-24 00:22:07

World Expert on Clean Rice Sourcing, David Janow, Sets Record Straight CULVER CITY, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 11, 2013, Dr. Tsananagurayi Tongesayi of Monmouth University presented a study at the American Chemical Society announcing that "rice from Asia, Europe and South America had 20-60 times higher toxic levels of lead than is allowed by the Food & Drug Administration." The news caused an international uproar, as breaking news outlets from BBC to TIME...

2013-04-17 23:02:48

New research report “Seed Treatment Market By Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control & Others) & Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds & Others) — Global Trends, Forecasts & Technical Insights up to 2018” worked out by MarketsandMarkets has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The seed treatment market is made up of genetically modified (GM) crop-seeds and crop protection...

2013-04-17 08:32:10

WALNUT Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen met with Grain Hill CEO and Board President, Amilcar Ybarra-Rojas and his team in Nicaragua last week. VIASPACE had previously entered into a contract with Grain Hill subsidiary and is growing Giant King Grass on land owned by them. The Giant King Grass is growing well in Nicaragua, and VIASPACE and AGRICORP have agreed to form a partnership to build a 12 MW biomass power...

2013-04-17 04:20:15

DALLAS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography Global Trends and Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the global crop protection chemicals market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenues for pesticides (synthetic as well as bio-based), and adjuvants. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors for the global...

2013-04-11 13:01:50

Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead's effects, and adults of Asian heritage who consume large amounts of rice, scientists said here today. Their research, which found some of the highest lead levels in baby food, was among almost 12,000 reports scheduled for the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest...

2013-04-11 12:21:17

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is forecasting the Indonesian logistics industry to grow 14.5 per cent to IDR 1,634 trillion in 2013 as compared to an estimated IDR 1,427 trillion a year ago, fuelled by the Government's initiatives and development of the logistics industry and strong economic growth. Mr. Gopal R, Global Vice President, Transportation & Logistics Practice at Frost & Sullivan said that the relocation and strong flows...

2013-04-09 16:24:59

CoBank Releases First Quarter Rural Economic Review DENVER, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite record high feed costs during the 2012/13 crop year, feed use in the animal protein sector has slipped by only two percent as U.S. farmers and ranchers limited the downsizing of their herds. A decline in margins has been offset to a degree by rising animal protein prices and growing exports, especially to Asia. According to CoBank's newly released Quarterly Rural Economic Review, the...

2013-04-09 12:23:45

A critical success factor in seed treatment market is the ability of a market participant to innovate a complete protection solution against various biotic and abiotic stresses in a single product. DALLAS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control And Others) And by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds And Others): Global Trends, Forecasts And Technical Insights Up To 2018" is now...

2013-04-08 23:00:47

As spring approaches and pest activity increases, pest control services often eat up a large portion of a homeowner´s budget. DoMyOwnPestControl.com affirms homeowners can do their own pest control safely and effectively with significant savings. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Spring is project time. From DIY home renovations and landscaping projects, even pest control becomes a big part of a homeowner´s to-do list. Unfortunately, pest control services can be pricey, ranging...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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2005-06-01 20:44:29

The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...

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