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2014-10-06 23:02:02

Fall is Rainier Fruit Company’s favorite time of year—and this season’s harvest is shaping up to be one of the most delicious in a long time Selah, Washington (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 For Rainier Fruit Company, fall is the culmination of an entire season’s efforts to raise fresh, flavorful apples to share with customers far and near, as well as friends and families. Come fall, the growers at Rainier breathe a sigh of relief as the crop is fully harvested over the next few months....

2014-09-04 23:04:41

‘An apple variety a day’: Gala, Fuji and Red Delicious among top varieties Vienna, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Hungry for apples? We’re about to have plenty to choose from as U.S. apple growers are expecting a healthy harvest this season. U.S. Apple Association (USApple) recently forecast growers nationwide will pick close to 264 million bushels of apples this harvest season, which runs primarily from late August through November. Apples remain the most popular fruit grown in the...

2012-03-28 13:34:59

As rates for prostate disorders spiral upwards, new research pinpoints where to grow dwindling African source of alternative medicine Responding to the dwindling abundance of Prunus africana in the wild, a tree listed as "vulnerable to extinction" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a recent study by the World Agroforestry Centre identifies possible locations in Kenya for developing tree farms. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported as far...

2008-12-09 10:41:00

No Virus Detected in Any Area of Pennsylvania for Second Consecutive Year HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff announced today that a quarantine for the Plum Pox Virus, a disease that severely affects fruit tree production, has been rescinded for a portion of Tyrone Township, Adams County. Residents in the portion of the township north of Cranberry Road may now plant and sell stone fruit trees, said Wolff. Now, less than 50 square miles of...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin