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2012-09-20 02:23:52

BRUSSELS, September 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Study finds innovation key driver of European agricultural productivity, competitiveness Against a backdrop of food-price spikes and calls for action on global food security, an assessment of the economic importance of a key class of crop protection chemicals has confirmed the value of hi-tech solutions for sustainable productive agriculture and underlined the essential contribution of research and development. The...

2012-09-18 10:25:44

WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Western Canadian producers have until October 15 to sign up for this year's Harvest Sample Program. Producers that register and send us their grain samples will get a free, unofficial grade and quality information to help them market their grain. "Producers who send us their grain samples are helping us assess the quality of this year's harvest. We share this important data with customers to show them that Canadian grain is their best choice for...

2012-09-17 10:25:29

WINNIPEG, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Protein content data from the 2012 Canada Western Amber Durum harvest from 1 crop region have just been released. The data represent amber durum samples sent by producers in Western Canada this fall to the Canadian Grain Commission's Harvest Sample Program. We will release quality data on amber durum wheat from 4 crop regions in 3 phases: 1. Protein content only by crop region and grade, based on individual samples received....

2012-09-04 10:26:04

WINNIPEG, Sept. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Beginning today, preliminary quality data from the 2012 Canada Western Red Spring wheat harvest from 10 crop regions will be released each week and will include protein content from samples received through the Canadian Grain Commission's Harvest Sample Program. Quality parameters for both wheat and flour will be released for each crop region as soon as sufficient representative samples are received, made into composites and analysed. The early...

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2012-08-29 19:02:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are turning dreams into a reality by attempting to create a better quality "super spaghetti." Next month, two research projects will kick off to create a better quality pasta that is more nutritious for you. The scientists from the Italian universities of Bari and Molise are looking at the fundamental role of cell walls in plants to determine how they might be better utilized. The teams will be looking at key aspects of...

2012-08-28 23:01:47

Grand prize valued at $3,000 includes a gluten-free shopping spree at Walmart. Enter by August 31st. Ambler, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (http://www.CeliacCentral.org), a national nonprofit dedicated to increasing diagnoses and improving quality of life for those with gluten-related disorders, announced today that it has partnered with Walmart to give one lucky winner a gluten-free pantry makeover. NFCA´s inaugural Gluten-Free Pantry Raid...

2012-08-23 02:26:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the latest issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics indicates there is no benefit for the average healthy adult to follow the gluten-free diet. It also debunks the perception that going gluten-free is an effective way to lose weight. The paper, "Gluten-Free Diet: Imprudent Dietary Advice for the General Population?" authored by Arizona State University professor and researcher, Glenn Gaesser, PhD, addresses...

2012-08-17 23:01:02

Gluten free diet is one of the latest trends in the food market and among celebrities. Whether a Gluten Free Diet that has helped many celebrities thin out considerably is reasonable for everyone is now revealed by HealthAvenger.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Right from Miley Cyrus who dropped a massive amount of weight to Kim Kardashian who thinned out considerably, many celebrities are citing a gluten-free diet for their new frail frame. They claimed that an allergy to wheat and...

2012-08-13 06:25:16

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division today announced the launch of a gluten free recipe section on its corporate website (www.fritolay.com) to help make snacking easier and more enjoyable for consumers with Celiac Disease or gluten sensitivities. The new recipe section on the company's website now features gluten free recipes that can be paired or made with Frito-Lay's gluten free snacks, such as Lay's Classic potato chips, Fritos Original...

2012-08-07 10:25:40

MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Plant Innovations (HPI) has been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Kansas Bioscience Authority (KBA) for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012. HPI will utilize this funding to continue its mission of accelerating research, development, and commercialization of profitable innovations in the market performance of wheat and sorghum. As with other KBA awards, funding is tied to HPI's achievement of key milestones during the months...


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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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