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2014-05-20 12:23:49

WESTWOOD, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industry-leading "Food Safety and Pest Management Symposium," hosted by RK Environmental Services and Comprehensive Food Safety, will take place October 8-9, 2014 at Revel, the resplendent casino resort in Atlantic City, NJ. Food safety and pest-management professionals will not want to miss this year's lineup of thought leaders and decision makers representing both industries--while also enjoying the many amenities of a stunning venue...

2014-05-20 08:35:54

Janet Balson to Head Compliance and Regulatory Effort as RIBT Continues Push into NFF SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT) (RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT") a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced the appointment of Ms. Janet Balson as Vice President of Compliance, Regulatory and External Affairs for RiceBran Technologies. Ms. Balson comes to RBT with extensive...

2014-05-18 23:01:29

Crop Protection Chemicals Market is expected to reach 3,136.1 KT by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2013 to 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 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...

2014-05-13 08:35:27

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today that W. John Short, Chief Executive Officer & President of RBT, will host a conference call on Thursday, May 15th at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Also joining the call from management will be Dale...

2014-05-13 08:23:29

CANONSBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) today announced financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/DA51701LOGO Unless otherwise indicated, information presented in this release gives pro forma effect to (i) our initial public offering and the completion of the corporate reorganization in connection with our initial public offering and (ii) the consummation of our acquisition of the...

2014-05-09 12:36:02

University of Pennsylvania Flowers aren't just pretty to look at, they are how plants reproduce. In agricultural plants, the timing and regulation of flower formation has economic significance, affecting a crop's yield. A new paper by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania published in the journal Science has revealed that a plant hormone once believed to promote flower formation in annual plants also plays a role in inhibiting flowers from forming. The dual role of this hormone,...

2014-05-09 12:15:40

University of Virginia A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic Western world – and the differences seem to have come about because southern China has grown rice for thousands of years, whereas the north has grown wheat. "It's easy to think of China as a single culture, but we found that China has very distinct...

2014-05-03 23:00:44

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Bacillus coagulans Industry, 2009-2019” to its store. Place a Direct Purchase Order at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=169591. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Bacillus coagulans industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Bacillus coagulans including its classification, application...

2014-05-01 23:10:08

Visitors to booth #2207 of the 2014 International Powder & Bulk Solids Expo will be able to see the best of Rice Lake's industrial weighing solutions. Rice Lake, WI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Visitors to the International Powder & Bulk Solids Expo will be able to see the best of Rice Lake’s industrial weighing solutions in booth #2207 at the largest dry processing, bulk material handling and storage, and particle technology show in the industry. The show will be held at the Donald...

2014-04-30 08:30:29

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tilda Limited, a leading premium 100% branded Basmati and specialty rice products company, today announced its continued support for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with a limited edition pack of Tilda® Pure Basmati Rice. The United Kingdom's leading Basmati rice brand will be donating one nutrition-boosting meal to mothers and mothers-to-be in Bangladesh for every limited edition pack of Tilda® Pure Basmati Rice...


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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