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2011-08-10 08:45:00

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils, a global leader in hemp foods, announced today that its popular shelled hemp seeds product will be rebranded Hemp Hearts(TM). The product will boast the same high-quality Manitoba Harvest shelled hemp seed consumers love and trust, but now with new and refreshed packaging and branding. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/NE49850-a ) (Logo:...

2011-08-02 14:15:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing (Pink Sheets: RFMK) announced today that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Medical Cannabis Management (MCM) has completed their first expansion into retail of hemp products. MCM's store is now open with hemp dietary fiber, hemp oil and hemp protein powder being offered for sale. MCM will be expanding and upgrading the store over the next several weeks. The hemp market is very competitive but the same methodology...

2011-07-20 08:00:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing (OTC Pink: RFMK) announced today that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Medical Cannabis Management (MCM) is expanding into the retail area of the hemp market. In May of this year, Rapid Fire Marketing announced expansion of the business. At this point suppliers and shipping agencies have been secured and the Company has acquired the systems needed to move forward with ecommerce for hemp products at Medical Cannabis...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

Chronic Candy will bring its signature hemp lollypops and Chronic Ice hemp tea to the San Diego LGBT Pride Festival July 16 and 17. Corona, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 14, 2011 On July 16 and 17, 50,000 people from all over the world will gather together to celebrate the San Diego LGBT Pride Festival, one of the West Coast's biggest Pride events. Festivities include the Pride Parade (the 5th largest in the country), multiple entertainment stages with over 80 performers, more than 300 vendors,...

2011-07-14 13:30:00

Company Will Contract 15,000 Acres of Flax This Year and Establish Regional Production Facility by Q1 2012 Announcement Follows Close of C$13.1M in Bought Deal Financing PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. ("NAT" or the "Company") (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Carolina Eastern Precision Ag, of Pamplico, S.C., to provide agronomic consultation to the Company and its...

2011-07-09 00:00:32

Metal fans with a taste for something sweet will savor Chronic Candy's signature hemp lollypops at the Rockstar Mayhem Festival, touring the country this summer. San Bernadino, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 07, 2011 The Rockstar Mayhem Festival, the heralded hard rock and metal event of the summer, kicks off on July 9th at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino. The tour features three stages with tons of bands ripping it up all day long. Disturbed, Godsmack, Megadeth, Machine Head, In...

2011-07-07 11:56:00

New Bill That Would Create Pilot Program for Commercial Farming of Industrial Hemp Expected to Reach Governor's Desk This September SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Introduced by Senator Mark Leno earlier this year, SB 676, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act is moving quickly through the California Legislature. SB 676 would create an 8-year pilot program to allow industrial hemp farming in five California counties, Kern, Kings, Imperial, San Joaquin and Yolo....

2011-07-02 00:00:32

Chronic Candy will bring its signature hemp lollypops and Chronic Ice hemp tea to the Kush Expo in Anaheim. Anaheim, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 01, 2011 The 2nd annual Kush Expo, Orange County's biggest medical marijuana trade show, will take over the Anaheim Convention Center on July 8th, 9th and 10th. The event will feature comedy, music, the infamous Hot Kush Girl Contest, a smoking section, and hundreds of booths from dispensaries, paraphernalia makers, growing experts, apparel designers,...

2011-06-07 05:00:00

PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short-term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) beginning June 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in corporate identity uniform programs. "Cintas is the leading uniform brand in the U.S. and we are looking forward to supporting...

2011-06-03 10:00:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta in North America today announced an agreement with Golden Acres Genetics, Ltd., Waco, Tex., to transfer all existing Syngenta sorghum seed inventory to Golden Acres effective as of June 3, 2011. The agreement covers all Syngenta sorghum hybrids, including forage, grain and sudangrass products. "We're pleased that Golden Acres is acquiring Syngenta's sorghum inventory and will continue to provide farmers with high-quality hybrid...

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2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

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