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2014-02-12 08:31:43

New study identifies most promising agricultural tools for feeding the world's poorest WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased demand for food due to population and income growth, and the impacts of climate change on agriculture will ratchet up the pressure for increased and more sustainable agricultural production to feed the planet. A new report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) measures the impacts of agricultural innovation on farm productivity,...

2014-02-04 23:31:07

Chef Suzy Singh Shares Smart Swaps, Snacking Tips and Recipes to Help Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet Bloomingdale, Ill. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Forty-five percent of Americans resolve to maintain a healthy diet in January, but just about two-thirds of people are still on track by month’s end.1,2 For those that are still on track today, less than half will stick with their goals by June.2 How can Americans overcome such daunting statistics to maintain momentum and realize...

2014-01-28 23:23:09

Gluten-Free Living magazine's conference is coming to Orlando, FL April 5-6. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Gluten-Free Living magazine, the nation’s largest gluten-free publication helping people live a happy, healthy, gluten-free life, is going live and coming to the Orlando area this spring. The weekend of April 5-6 will offer local residents the chance to attend the first Gluten-Free Living Conference. Much more than just a “vendor fair” – although there will be...

2014-01-24 08:21:37

Wheat Consortium to receive EUR 1 million from Bayer CropScience to complete physical maps. Sequencing wheat genome will accelerate improved wheat variety development. Target traits are yield potential and resistance against drought, diseases, and pests. BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) announced today that it will receive approximately EUR1 million over the next six months from Bayer CropScience (BCS) to...

2014-01-22 23:27:02

New tour makes travel carefree for those with challenging dietary needs. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 GF Journeys (http://www.gfjourneys.com), a travel service designed specifically for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, has created a new tour to Italy that eliminates the stressful details of both travel and diet, so guests can truly relax, unwind and enjoy their vacation. As anyone with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity knows, finding a safe meal away from...

2014-01-22 08:25:45

Campaign Aims to Help Seniors Live Life to the Fullest by Eating Right and Staying Active PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor-recommended Post Shredded Wheat today announced a partnership with the National Senior Games Association (NSGA), the governing organization for the largest multi-sport event in the world for adults over age 50. In an effort to add a new, more extreme sport to the NSGA's roster of athletic competitions and help more seniors get in the game,...

2014-01-20 23:23:11

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to get organized, especially in a gluten-free kitchen. These tips from gluten-free cooking expert Carol Fenster save time and money because a well-organized kitchen is more efficient and proper storage of gluten-free ingredients limits spoilage and saves money. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to get organized, especially in a gluten-free kitchen. These tips from gluten-free cooking expert...

2014-01-20 23:01:56

Seeds Market report tracks developments and strategies of market players evaluating major market strategies followed by leading market players in terms of new product launches, agreements and collaboration, expansions; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seeds-market-376.html. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 According to a new market research report, "Seeds Market by Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage, & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant,...

2014-01-19 23:03:03

A joint effort spearheaded and led by Deanna Smith of Deanna’s Gluten Free, including local dietitians, gastroenterologists, individuals from support groups, and businesses, is announcing a highly educational weekend Gluten-Free Wellness Retreat March 7-9 at the 5 Star Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, CA. The skills presented are especially important to those with celiac disease because a very strict gluten-free diet is the only treatment for this common disease; however it is highly...

2014-01-02 23:34:28

This 100 percent organic protein powder will revolutionize your workout. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 4thRight Nutrition, maker of Elements Protein Powder, is expanding its distribution to global markets. With it’s newly launched website and it’s recent product releases, 4thRight Nutrition is making it’s name in Sports Nutrition. Element’s protein powder is the first of its kind to offer an effective solution for individuals with dietary restrictions. Completely free...


Latest Wheat Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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