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2013-09-10 23:30:59

In response to an article published on Sentinel & Enterprise, Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, discusses the federal regulations associated with organic certification and what it means for farms. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market responds to an article published by Sentinel & Enterprise, which details the costly regulations for organic certification and its affect on farms. According to a September 1st article...

2013-07-02 23:04:08

Keep the lemonade flowing this Fourth of July – Save Our Citrus raises awareness of citrus greening Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages Californians to make this Fourth of July a celebration of citrus—while also raising awareness of the serious threat citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB) poses to citrus. From the lemons we use to make lemonade to the limes we make key lime pie with, citrus is at the center 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