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2014-02-25 12:23:09

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the academic journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, rodents are not only among the most important global pests, but they destroy enough crop output in Asia alone to feed 200 million people while also acting as reservoirs for disease throughout the world. The journal estimates that there are about 1,700 species of rodents, but only 5% to 10% are considered major pests. According to Kline & Company, the market...

2014-02-24 12:28:39

BRINKLEY, Ark., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the recent passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka Farm Bill), the Arkansas Rice Growers Association is conducting an important and informative meeting on Wednesday, February 26 at the Brinkley Convention Center in Brinkley, Arkansas. Registration will start at 8:30am and the meeting will begin at 9:00am. Lunch will be served. An excellent program for area rice farmers, the event will include the participation of...

2014-02-20 12:30:10

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8hsvc/seed_china_news ) has announced the addition of the "Latest News from the Chinese Seed Industry 14/01" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Recently the State Council of the People's Republic of China (the State Council) recently released the No. 1 Central Document for 2014 titled ""Several Opinions Comprehensively on Deepening Rural...

2014-02-20 12:23:20

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8bcwl/seed_china_news ) has announced the addition of the "Latest News for the Chinese Seed Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 2013 seems to be another difficult year for Chinese seed enterprises, mainly in view of the intense competition in the domestic corn seed and rice seed markets caused by oversupply. Judging from listed...

2014-02-19 23:02:18

An article in the journal Weed Technology discusses the development of a model that can analyze the simultaneous evolution of resistance to herbicides that inhibit the acetolactate synthase (ALS) and acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACCase) enzymes. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Effective herbicides are essential to rice production in the mid-southern United States. In recent decades, the primary weed that challenges rice fields, barnyardgrass, developed resistance to two widely used...

2014-02-18 23:24:35

Exploring the latest advancements in marketing management for the Ag industry. Clarendon Hills, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 AgYield announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer airing later this year on RFD-TV. AgYield, which was created to empower farmers, is backed by 45 years of clearing and commodities risk management experience and agricultural expertise stemming from three generations of family farming. This segment will educate viewers on...

2014-02-12 16:22:31

CANONSBURG, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) (the "Company") today announced the execution of a purchase and sale agreement whereby Rice Poseidon Midstream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has agreed to acquire gathering assets in eastern Washington and Green Counties, Pennsylvania, from M3 Appalachia Gathering LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of M3 Midstream LLC, for $110 million in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments....

2014-02-10 23:00:45

RiceLakeHealth.com focuses on scale products for medicine, health, and fitness. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Rice Lake announces the launch of a brand new website dedicated to the weighing needs of the medical, health, and fitness industries. Customers in these health-related fields have uniquely different needs than Rice Lake’s more traditional industrial customers, prompting the development of the new online platform. RiceLakeHealth.com showcases information and marketing materials...

2014-02-07 08:21:26

Metals Naturally Occur in Healthy Soil; What is Considered Toxic? LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiom Foods, whose Oryzatein® enzyme-extracted, whole grain sprouted brown rice protein is supplied to food manufacturers throughout the U.S., Europe and other countries, is embarking on a campaign to educate consumers about the reality of heavy metals in plant foods. Since the sharp rise of vegetarianism and veganism in the U.S. (Google Trends reported a doubling of veganism since...

2014-02-06 12:29:15

Challenges for Global Industry, But Brighter 2014 for UK Wine Market NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new report looking at the global wine industry as of the end of 2013, and forecasting remaining challenges for the industry globally but a more optimistic outlook for the UK wine sector. In the report, published by the bank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group, Rabobank says that the miserable economic environment in the key UK market...


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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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