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2014-08-06 23:10:22

Pharmacists have a new ally in their efforts to protect their patients from accidental gluten ingestion in their medications.

2014-08-05 23:01:25

Food makers who want to label their products “gluten free” have to start following stricter rules starting today.

2014-07-30 12:30:09

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others),

2014-07-29 16:29:28

WINNIPEG, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) is providing notice to grain producers and industry stakeholders that the variety registration for Sceptre, a Canada Western

2014-07-28 13:00:25

The world faces a small but substantially increased risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of global crop yields because of climate change.

2014-07-23 16:20:32

WINNIPEG, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2014 in Western Canada.

2014-07-21 23:02:56

North America formed the largest segment of the gluten-free products market in 2013. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.6% over the projected period.


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.