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2011-09-02 11:31:40

With citizens' groups seeking government regulation of foul-smelling ammonia emissions from large dairy farms, scientists today reported that adding natural plant extracts to cow feed can reduce levels of the gas by one-third while reducing the need to fortify cow feed with expensive protein supplements. They reported here at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). J. Mark Powell, Ph.D., described the results of three studies undertaken to...

2011-07-26 16:01:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, announced today declaration of a cash distribution of 40.7 cents per common unit for the second quarter of 2011. This distribution has been prorated for the portion of the quarter falling after the closing of CVR Partners' initial public offering on April 13, 2011. (Logo:...

2011-07-20 07:45:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, announced today that Stanley A. Riemann has been appointed to the board of directors of the partnership's general partner, CVR GP, LLC, effective July 14, 2011. He will receive no compensation in this position. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080226/CVRLOGO) Riemann has served as...

2011-07-05 23:59:09

Swine effluent provides fertilizer boost equal to urea Access to swine effluent or waste water can help a producer grow more grass. But a Texas AgriLife Researcher says the grass is "greener" economically if it is a cool-season rather than a warm-season variety. Dr. Seong Park, AgriLife Research economist in Vernon, said while the warm-season grasses appear to have a greater growth boost with swine effluent application, the cool-season grasses have marketing advantages that make it a more...

2011-05-23 07:02:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, announced today that Byron R. Kelley has been named as president and chief executive officer of the partnership's general partner, CVR GP, LLC. Kelley will also become a director of the general partner. Both appointments will be effective as of June 1, 2011. (Logo:...

2011-05-23 07:04:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, announced today that Mark A. Pytosh and Jon R. Whitney have been appointed to the board of directors of the partnership's general partner, CVR GP, LLC. Both appointments will be effective as of June 1, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080226/CVRLOGO) Pytosh is currently the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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