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2013-10-27 23:03:33

Garden of Life, the nation's leading whole food supplement company, has just released a new Wheat Grass Juice powder drink. (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Wheat Grass Juice has been sold for its health benefits for years. Garden of Life has just released a new Wheat Grass juice product. We asked our sources, "Why Wheat Grass Juice?" In a recent article, Extraordinary Health Magazine states, "Each shot (of Wheat Grass juice) is equivalent to the most nutritious leafy green...

2013-10-11 23:24:51

The Gluten Intolerance Group's annual event is on November 9 in Tacoma, WA. Admission is just $5. Auburn, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Are you ready for the biggest gluten-free event in Washington State? The Gluten Intolerance Group's annual event takes place this year at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center on November 9th, just weeks before Thanksgiving. This is perfect timing to learn from food demonstrations of sweet potato pie, sandwich bread for stuffing, and...

2013-10-10 23:25:07

Four new wheat varieties are being introduced by Limagrain Cereal Seeds, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado. These varieties are for regions in the Central Plains, Northern Plains, and the Pacific Northwest. Fort Collins, Colo (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 LCS Wizard brings predictability to Central Plains wheat growers. One of the biggest challenges for wheat growers in the Central Plains is that growing conditions can vary dramatically from year to year. Drought, heat, and disease can...

2013-10-10 23:23:19

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) October 10, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Seeds Market by Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage, & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant,...

Discovery Should Save Wheat Farmers Millions Of Dollars
2013-10-10 07:18:02

McGill University Epigenetic factors identified as key to preventing loss of wheat caused by rain and high humidity The global wheat industry sometimes loses as much as $1 billion a year because prolonged rainfall and high humidity contribute to grains germinating before they are fully mature. The result is both a lower yield of wheat and grains of inferior quality. This phenomenon, known as pre-harvest sprouting or PHS, has such important economic repercussions for farmers around the...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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