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2014-08-27 16:26:31

DENVER and WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT: FPI) ("Farmland Partners") and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) ("Farmer Mac") today announced Farmland Partners' initial issuance of a $20.7 million, 3-year, interest-only note to Farmer Mac with a fixed interest rate of 2.40% under a $30 million secured note purchase facility (the "Facility"), which may be upsized upon approval by both Farmland Partners and Farmer...

2014-08-27 16:25:38

DelMar Is Advancing Clinical Trials With VAL-083 As A New Chemotherapy For Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OTCQB: DMPI), developer of advanced cancer therapeutics, will be featured as a presenting company at the 16th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The presentation will take place Tuesday, September...

2014-08-27 16:24:19

ONE DIRECTION, LITTLE MIX, OLLY MURS, LEONA LEWIS, ELLA HENDERSON - WHO WILL BE NEXT? LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stage is set, as AXS TV prepares to bring the legendary star-making series The X Factor UK to the United States for the first time ever. Created by Simon Cowell and co-produced by Syco Entertainment and Thames (a label of FremantleMedia UK), the celebrated singing competition will launch in a special two-night premiere event at 8 p.m. ET this...

2014-08-27 16:22:44

$15,000 donated to environmental nonprofits in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Mel Lions as San Diego's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As his nonprofit of choice, the San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project will receive $10,000. The Cox Conserves Heroes program recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Lions cultivates, empowers and educates sustainable food communities within...

2014-08-27 16:21:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBG Technology Solutions, a leading information technology, program management and training services provider, was recently awarded a contract with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to support its Higher Education Opportunity Program. SBG will provide project management, technical consulting, financial management, performance measurement, and strategic communications support. The program partners accredited colleges and...

2014-08-27 16:21:16

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ (MHFI) announced today that it has commenced Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.. (FLYHT) FLYHT Aerospace Solutions (TSXV:FLY; OTC:AMSLF) is a designer, developer and service provider to the global aerospace industry. The company supports aviation customers in different sectors including commercial, business, leasing and military operators. FLYHT's headquarters are located in...

2014-08-27 12:35:11

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that an updated version of its eStandards Store (eSS) featuring improved compatibility with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices is now available for use. ANSI's updated webstore is believed to be the first genuinely mobile-ready online standards store, optimized to allow users of mobile devices to browse, search for, and purchase standards online with...

2014-08-27 12:31:13

Keck Medicine of USC patient sees for first time in 30 years only one week after implant LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Kulik saw fireworks for the first time in nearly 30 years this July 4 holiday, thanks to a groundbreaking retinal implant co-invented by Mark Humayun, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned clinician-researcher at the University of Southern California (USC) Eye Institute. Kulik is a 55-year-old Peoria, Ariz. resident who has retinitis...

2014-08-27 12:30:38

ALBANY, New York, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz presents this most up-to-date research on United States Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020. New report, "United States Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States Laparoscopes market [https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140827123604-68229468-united-states-laparoscopes-market-outlook-to-2020 ] . The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in...

2014-08-27 12:30:03

LYNDHURST N.J. and NINGBO, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Amerigen") and the Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, ("Menovo") today announced they had entered into a collaboration agreement regarding the development of generic pharmaceuticals, primarily targeting the United States market. Under the terms of the agreement, Amerigen and Menovo will jointly develop products for Amerigen to commercialize in the United States. Menovo will be...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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