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2011-02-24 00:00:45

Harmful invasive species that cause a multibillion-dollar annual drain on our nation's economy will be the focus of National Invasive Species Awareness Week -- scheduled for February 28-March 4, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 A broad coalition of stakeholders will gather next week to spotlight harmful invasive species that cause a multibillion-dollar annual drain on our nation's economy. They will be participating in activities for National Invasive...

2011-02-15 06:15:00

CAMBRIA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharm Solutions Inc. announced Weed Pharm, EPA Registration No. 81936-1-81935 has received approval for use on organic crops by the EPA. Weed Pharm is a horticultural BIOPESTICIDE for non selective control of herbaceous broadleaf weeds and weed grasses which surround residential, food crops, residential sites and non production agricultural, farmstead, right-of-way and institutional land sites. The active ingredient is food grade 200 grain...

2011-02-14 13:01:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new book Der Himmelsgarten (The Heavenly Garden), Marc Daniels, eldest grandson of Ross Daniels, the inventor of the Ross Root Feeder®, asks President Barack Obama to root feed our ecological, educational and spiritual roots. Now the Chair of the Weed Out Hate Initiative and disseminator of free Peace Seeds, calls on lovers everywhere to take their relationships to the next level. He asks, "Instead of gifting roses...

2011-02-09 00:01:21

Nearly two dozen innovators in the field of weed science were honored during the society's annual meeting, including three who received prestigious Fellow awards. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 This week during its 51st annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Weed Science Society of America(WSSA) honored nearly two dozen individuals from academia, government and private industry for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. "These are true innovators who are...

2011-02-05 00:00:41

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has restored weed management as an important priority within its competitive grants program for plant health and crop production. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 Today the Weed Science Society of America applauded a decision by the USDA to fund vital research involving the management of weeds and invasive plants. USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has budgeted $23 million for competitive grants during 2011 in...

2011-01-17 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new book Der Himmelsgarten (The Heavenly Garden), Marc Daniels, eldest grandson of Ross Daniels, the inventor of the Ross Root Feeder®, asks President Barack Obama to root feed our ecological, educational and spiritual roots. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110117/CG30862) Daniels, author and Chair of the Weed-Out-Hate Initiative, proposes that the President invite youngsters to the White House for a televised...

2010-12-08 00:00:41

Witchweed is an invasive plant that has crippled key segments of the agricultural industry in countries around the globe. But an aggressive eradication program has reduced infested U.S. acres by more than 99 percent. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 For the past 50 years, areas near the border between North and South Carolina have been ground zero for a fierce battle in the war against a devastating weed. Federal and state officials and local farmers have been fighting the only...

2010-11-03 00:00:42

Weeds are a common threat to the colorful cranberries that herald the holiday season. But "spotters," wick wipers and other techniques can be used to manage weeds effectively and protect the annual harvest. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 Harvest is now underway for the colorful cranberries that herald the holiday season and grace dinner tables around the country. The USDA predicts the 2010 crop will be the second highest on record "“ led by Wisconsin and Massachusetts,...

2010-08-20 09:32:00

ALBANY, Minn., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Reum, CEO of Master Mark Plastics, today announced his endorsement and support for the Weed Out Hate Initiative. Established by author and businessman Marc Daniels, the project is busily sowing the seeds of a coalition of business, government and education groups calling for gardening pedagogy and social action in the United States and abroad. Master Mark Plastics has become a premier name in lawn, garden and building supplies as recyclers of...

2010-08-19 09:01:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Grandy, CEO of Easy Gardener, Inc., today announced his official endorsement of the "Weed Out Hate" initiative. Established by author and businessman Marc Daniels, the project is busily sowing the seeds of a coalition of business, government and education groups calling for gardening pedagogy and social action in the United States and abroad. Easy Gardener, a leader in the lawn and garden industry, markets such popular brands as...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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