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2011-07-28 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today said it has commenced farming the company's leased farmland in Kern County, California. While the company continues to contract a majority of its alfalfa seed production from farmers in the San Joaquin Valley of California, farming its own alfalfa seed allows S&W greater control and flexibility. According to the USDA, alfalfa is trading at record high prices due to shortages. In June 2011, the...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

As the online version of the science magazine "Eurêka - Le magazine des sciences" EurekaMag.org publishes new references and reviews in biology, in the applied life sciences agriculture, horticulture and forestry, in the earth sciences, in the environmental sciences, and in the health sciences. (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 While having just released 131,157 biology articles, the Science Magazine intends to publish over one million science reviews within the next one to two years. The...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), today announced receipt of its initial alfalfa seed order from its first direct customer in the nation of Kuwait. The order, generated through S&W Seed's recently announced consulting relationship with Richard Penner Consulting, is expected to ship before the end of this month. Mark Grewal, president and chief executive officer of S&W Seed, said, "We believe this order is just the beginning of...

2011-06-27 12:15:00

Sprouts may contain Salmonella Enteritidis; pathogen different from the one in European outbreak WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Fast Facts The FDA is warning consumers not to eat alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts from plastic bags labeled "Evergreen Produce" or "Evergreen Produce Inc." The sprouts are possibly linked to 20 reported...

2011-06-21 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), announced today the retention of Lytham Partners, LLC to conduct a national investor relations program. Mark S. Grewal, president and CEO of S&W Seed Company, commented, "S&W is now firmly positioned in three markets: production and marketing of high salt- and heat-tolerant alfalfa seed, the natural sweetener market via our new stevia planting program, and seed cleaning and processing for...

2011-05-21 00:01:24

New microgreens kits, supplies and micro greens seeds are now available at http://www.growingmicrogreens.com. Springville, UT (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Living Whole Foods, Inc. a leading ecommerce retailer of living foods products like wheatgrass growing kits and sprouting supplies has announced the launch of their new microgreens product line which is showcased on their new website, http://www.growingmicrogreens.com. Living Whole Foods has created a full line of microgreens growing supplies,...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Between the summer of 1966 and early 1967, The Beach Boys recorded, in several sessions, a bounty of songs and drafts for an album, SMiLE, that was intended to follow the band's 1966 masterpiece, Pet Sounds. The sessions were ultimately shelved, and The Beach Boys' SMiLE has never been released. With the full participation of original Beach Boys Al Jardine, Mike Love, and Brian Wilson, Capitol/EMI has collected and compiled the...

2011-02-09 00:01:22

Green Feed Systems launches patent-pending innovation that grows super-nutrient green sprouts and stabilizes farm and ranch feed costs Tulare, CA (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 The EnerG Feedâ“ž¢ brand introduced today at the 2011 World Ag Expo promises to change what you feed your horses, livestock, poultry, swine and exotic ranch animals. The brand offers superior value by delivering high-quality green feed no matter the weather, while stabilizing feed costs at...

2011-01-27 15:48:00

WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready® Alfalfa (RRA) without conditions. This was the final step in an extensive environmental review process undertaken by the USDA that took 46 months to complete. With the return of RRA to the U.S. market, alfalfa growers will once again have the option to use this safe, beneficial technology. Some of the benefits of RRA include a more...

2011-01-21 11:35:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that its proprietary, non-dormant, high yield alfalfa varieties marketed as "SW 9720" and "SW 9215" have been renamed "SW 9720S" and "SW 9215S." The added "S" will serve to distinguish and emphasize the varieties as highly tolerant to salty soil and salty irrigation water. The name change has been reviewed and authorized by the California Crop Improvement Association, the seed certifying...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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