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2013-07-03 16:23:07

WINNIPEG, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Producers who did not receive payment for grain sold to Bissma Pacific Inc. have received full compensation for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission's Payment Protection Program. Bissma Pacific Inc. was a licensed grain dealer located in Pickering, Ontario, until November 21, 2012. Minimizing risk To minimize the risk of not getting paid in full for their deliveries, producers are encouraged to: -- Deal with...

2013-06-26 12:33:32

Cargill news and prototypes will feature themes of childhood nutrition and sustainability MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused on solutions for a healthier future, visitors to Cargill's booth (#2329) at the 2013 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo will learn more about how the company's solutions and technical expertise can enable more nutritious kid-friendly foods and beverages and more sustainable supply chains. IFT will take place July 13-16, 2013, at...

2013-06-20 23:20:45

Study maps world regions where crop production rates must be increased Crop yields worldwide are not increasing quickly enough to support estimated global needs in 2050, according to a study published June 19 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Deepak Ray and colleagues from the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota. Previous studies estimate that global agricultural production may need to increase by 60-110% to meet increasing demands and provide food...

Researchers Link Gluten Antibodies And Autism In Children
2013-06-20 19:11:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of American researchers has found evidence of gluten antibodies in children with autism, suggesting a potential link between the body immune system and the developmental disorder. The research team also found a connection between elevated antibody levels and gastrointestinal symptoms among affected children. They did not make a connection between elevated antibody levels and celiac disease, according to their report in the...

2013-06-19 12:26:55

Online Recipes and Substitution Guide Help Consumers Stay Satisfied While Shaping Up Summer Meal Plans TUKWILA, Wash., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer nears, Kretschmer Wheat Germ is the secret weapon for consumers looking to shape up their seasonal meals without depriving themselves of taste and nutrition. MyWheatGerm.com features a collection of healthy recipes and a new helpful Substitution Guide to show health-conscious consumers how to enjoy their favorite recipes like...

2013-06-18 16:21:33

Investment Secures Three More Years of Funding for Young Scientists to Support Research in Rice and Wheat Breeding ATLANTA, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During his keynote address from the stage of an international conference discussing the talent and innovation needs for agriculture in 2050, Monsanto Company Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant announced a $3 million additional commitment grant to Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP). In front of approximately...

2013-06-18 12:35:17

Pacific Northwest, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles Rank Highest for Gluten-Free Takeout Orders CHICAGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With approximately one in three Americans trying to cut back or avoid gluten in their diets*, the analysts at GrubHub, a leading online and mobile food ordering service, tracked the trend at U.S. takeout restaurants. An analysis of 2013 GrubHub orders reveals that menu items identified as gluten-free have grown in popularity with diners by nearly 60...

Rice Blast Research A Step Closer To Controlling Devastating Crop Diseases
2013-06-18 11:57:00

University of Exeter Like a stealthy enemy, blast disease invades rice crops around the world, killing plants and cutting production of one of the most important global food sources. Now a study by an international team of researchers has shed light on how the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae, invades plant tissue. The finding is a step towards learning how to control the disease, which by some estimates destroys enough rice to feed 60 million people annually. The team, from the...

2013-06-17 23:16:01

Transparency Market Research Published New “Seed Treatment Market (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018” Market Research Report In Store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 According to a new market report published by...

2013-06-14 23:20:34

For more information and great recipes, visit our website at http://www.sunnylandmills.com Fresno, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Sunnyland Mills Introduces Organic Freekeh Bulgur to its Line of Ancient Grains 100% whole grain Organic Freekeh Bulgur is a quick cooking U.S. #1 grade roasted green hard Durum wheat used in a variety of nutritionally balanced food products. This Ancient Grain is roasted green wheat that is processed into bulgur. Freekeh Bulgur is high in dietary fiber, protein and...


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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