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2013-06-07 23:15:02

Colle Farmers Market, a virtual organic farmers market opens its e-commerce website for farmer registration and invites organic farmers to use the online platform. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, opens its website for farmer registration and invites farms to try out the platform for free. Colle Farmers Market is the first real organic online farmers market. Founded last year, Colle Farmers Market is a community of...

2013-06-06 11:27:49

Sub-Saharan Africa has foreign investors flocking to buy its fertile land. Sometimes referred to as "land grabbing," the large-scale buying or leasing of large tracts of land in developing countries shifts indigenous, or customary, land rights from chiefs and local communities to investors or national governments, often stripping native people of a source of income. Looking at 34 case studies examining the policy and practice of land acquisition and investment in Ghana, Mozambique,...

2013-05-29 23:22:10

Zainab Salbi (Women for Women International), Betty Mwangi-Thuo (Safaricom), and 26 other highly respected, experienced specialists from 11 countries around the world will use their expertise and networks to contribute to the success of the 2013 Microcredit Summit: Partnerships against Poverty, a microfinance conference in Manila, Philippines, this October 9-11, 2013. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign today announced the composition of the Advisory...

2013-05-28 23:19:27

University faculty and local educators translate the latest research into best practices that are benefiting communities nationwide, say experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA). Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The U.S. Cooperative Extension Program is approaching its 100-year anniversary — an important milestone for an organization that has helped to transform American agriculture since its founding in May 1914. Through the years, extension agents have taught...

2013-05-27 23:03:29

In response to an article published by Eat Local Grown, which discusses the 10 reasons to bring kids to the farmers market, Colle Farmers Market affirms the importance of teaching your children about healthy organic food, sustainable living and community. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 On May 27, Colle Farmers Market issues a statement in response to an article on Eat Local Grown, which lists ten reasons why farmers markets are beneficial for children. According to the article published...

2013-05-13 23:23:45

Following an article published by Fresh Plaza regarding the increase in sales of organic farming products in the United Arab Emirates, Colle Farmers Market says pushing for more organic food could help the environment and improve health. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 On May 13, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Fresh Plaza, which discusses the increase in sales of organic food in supermarkets in the United Arab Emirates. According to the article published by Fresh...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.