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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...

2013-04-04 23:02:47

Fresh Water Advocate Praises Recent Chicago Opening of Nation´s Largest Aquaponic Farm. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Urban Aquaponic Farms, also called Vertical Farms, are a rapidly growing movement that benefits inner cities in many ways, including improved nutrition. According to radio talk show host and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne, the opening in Chicago of “Farmed Here,” the nation´s largest urban vertical farm, on April 2, 2013, underscores the...

2013-04-04 23:00:44

In response to an article posted by IFT regarding the bodybuilding benefits of using rice protein versus whey protein, Muscular Development magazine affirms the advantages of using rice protein for vegetarians. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, Muscular Development magazine responds to an article posted by the Institute of Food Technologists, which details a new study suggesting rice protein may be just as beneficial as whey protein for vegetarian bodybuilders. According...

2013-03-26 12:30:49

BOSTON, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To reflect the expanding content and networking opportunities that attendees to the Soy & Grain Trade Summit have come to expect, the event name has been changed to the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, and the website is now: www.oilseedandgraintrade.com. This year, the eighth annual Summit will be held October 21-23 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Hyatt Regency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130326/NE83566LOGO ) This...

2013-03-13 15:40:29

In a collaborative study published online today in Nature Communications, researchers from Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, BGI-Shenzhen, and University of Arizona have completed the genome sequencing of wild rice Oryza brachyantha. This work provides new insights for researchers to understand the function and evolution of Oryza genomes. The genus Oryza is an idea model system for studying plant comparative genomics, evolutionary biology and...

2013-03-13 08:35:47

AMSTERDAM, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - CropWorld Global 2013 (October 29-30th 2013; Amsterdam RAI) launches 'planting the seeds of innovation' campaign. - Extensive research shows that innovation in 'crop sciences', 'supply chain', 'R&D' and 'water and irrigation' is essential to addressing a sustainable future CropWorld Global 2013 [http://www.cropworld-global.com ], the annual agricultural industry event run by UBM...

2013-03-05 12:31:58

UNFI Foundation provides grant for arsenic and rice research WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Center has signed an agreement with U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) for ARS scientists to conduct targeted research on the factors affecting the presence of arsenic in organically grown rice. Making this research possible is a $50,000 grant to The Organic Center from the newly formed UNFI Foundation. The Center,...

2013-02-20 12:22:41

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills and Haagen-Dazs today announced an initiative designed to foster greater economic vitality for smallholder vanilla farmers in Madagascar and ensure the availability of high quality vanilla for future generations. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60422-general-mills-haagen-dazs-vanilla-sourcing-small-farmers-madagascar (Photo:...


Latest Rice Reference Libraries

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...

31_8f58d60ee1b8d3fe8be5079c9c26fc26
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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