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2014-02-19 23:24:47

New soil model creates step-change in predictive farm management. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 DuPont, the University of Missouri and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) have announced an innovative new collaboration to pool soil mapping resources, predictive technologies and expertise to help growers more sustainably improve crop yields through better nitrogen application management and other field input planning. The public-private...

2014-02-14 16:22:22

Comprehensive test helps save growers money on unneeded fertilization while evaluating soil health. MT. VERNON, Maine, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, labs can test soil health more accurately with a new Soil Health Nutrient Toolbox from Woods End Laboratories in Mt. Vernon, Maine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140214/CG65929LOGO "Years of research have led to this new way of testing soil," Woods End Founder William Brinton, Ph.D., said. "Three labs are offering the...

Soil Can Provide Clues Into Last Day Before Death
2013-08-10 05:06:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a new method that can be used to provide a detailed look at the last day of a person’s life, according a study appearing in the journal Heritage Science. Chemist Kaare Lund Rasmussen and his colleagues used their method to study the remains of a 10-13 year old child who had been buried in the medieval Danish town of Ribe approximately 800 years ago. They were...

2013-07-10 12:22:09

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., the leader in soil, plant, stool and other challenging microbial nucleic acid purification, recently launched the NoviPure(TM) Soil Protein Extraction Kit, for extraction of pure protein from all soil types. It is the first commercially available kit designed for extraction of extracellular and intracellular microbial protein from a wide range of soil types without co-extraction of interfering compounds such as...

2013-06-21 08:20:57

ESCALON, Calif., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Snow pack levels are dangerously low, according to recent California Department of Water Resources' snow pack survey results. At only 17 percent of normal for this time of year, it raises some concern.(1 )For California agriculture, this may be a foretelling of another dry season with tight restrictions on water usage. One California company, Water Right Technologies, Inc. (www.wrtag.com), is revolutionizing the way in which farmers...

2013-06-05 12:25:12

Analyzing soil lead in an urban garden plot is important and sampling approaches may involve tradeoffs between finding 'hotspots' versus looking at the average amount of lead when checking for safe levels. WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The local food movement is gaining traction in cities across America, with urban gardens contributing a healthy source of fresh produce for local citizens as well as providing a social outlet for gardeners and creating open spaces...

2012-09-06 02:25:33

VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Brazil Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Brazil Resources") (TSX-V: BRI) (OTCQX: BRIZF) is pleased to announce that recent rock sampling, geophysical and soil geochemical surveys at its Artulândia project have identified an anomalous copper gold zone of approximately 1,000m by 250m, which is open in all directions.  The Artulândia project covers 12,000 acres within the Company´s 247,000 acre Pireneus district...

2012-08-14 10:21:16

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG; OTCQX: ATLDF) (the "Company") today announces results from its initial surface soil sampling of A and B Horizons (top and middle layers of soil profile) that consisted of 408 samples at 5-foot (1.5-meter) intervals from a 2,040-foot (622-meter) long by 2-foot (0.6-meter) deep baseline trench. This trench was excavated as part of a baseline study's condemnation work to determine appropriate locations for proposed buildings and...

2012-05-28 06:20:09

TSX-V Trading Symbol: HRC Toll Free: +1 888 955 4728 E-mail: info@helioresource.com   Website: www.helioresource.com VANCOUVER, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Helio Resource Corp. (TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to provide an update of the recent drilling conducted at the Gold Kop Target and also to report the results of a second-phase geochemical soil sampling survey over the Otjimbojo Licence, adjacent to the Gold Kop target, part of the Damara Gold Project in central Namibia....

2012-04-19 02:26:34

Ghost Factories: Poison in the Ground series starts today MCLEAN, Va., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A USA TODAY investigation has revealed that in hundreds of neighborhoods across the United States, children are living and playing near sites where factories once spewed lead and other toxic metal particles into the air. The factories, which melted lead in a process called smelting, closed long ago but poisonous lead particles can still be found in the soil nearby. Ghost...