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2014-06-09 08:29:46

Winners Celebrated as the Influencers Shaping the Natural Products Market BOULDER, Colo., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hope Natural Media and Sterling-Rice Group today unveiled the NEXTY Popular Vote award winners. More than 100 brands from across the Foods & Beverages, Supplements and Ingredients, and Beauty and Natural Living industries are being celebrated as the products shaping a healthy future for natural products. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94857 To view...

2014-06-04 23:16:11

GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curaçao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced hydroponic systems. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 After four years of extensive research into sustainable agriculture, GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curacao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced...

2014-05-28 12:22:13

Grain shipments exceed those CN promised Ottawa prior to federal government's order-in-council stipulating minimum volumes MONTREAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its transportation of Western Canadian grain in the 2013-2014 crop year has now surpassed its prior historical record and exceeds what it promised the Canadian government in mid-February, a full month before the government's order-in-council took effect requiring railways to move...

Genomes Of 3,000 Rice Strains Published On World Hunger Day
2014-05-28 12:49:01

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online When we Americans think of hunger, chances are that we picture a famished child from one third world nation or another. And to be honest, most Americans perhaps never really think of hunger in the first place. So it might be surprising to learn that some 50 million Americans suffer from lack of food and proper nourishment and suffer from hunger on a daily basis. To put that in perspective, that is one person for every six that live in...

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,...


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...

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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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