Agriculture, Farming & Forestry

New Communications Infrastructure Platform to Address Challenges for Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Launched

The platform, previously code named “Crystal Forest,” will benefit service providers and enable TEMs to develop faster, more energy-efficient equipment capable of supporting higher network traffic. To operate effectively, service providers now have to ensure a wide number of computing systems work efficiently across an entire network. This complicated process hinders service providers who need …

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Universal Launches ProWood Professional Grade Lumber for the Serious DIY-er

Top-quality lumber treated with the world’s leading preservatives recognized for their enduring natures and environmental qualities, ProWood branded products will fill treated lumber needs for all users with the quality expected by the pros, and will include color-infused ProWood Dura Color(TM), kiln-dried lumber and sill plate products. “More and more, serious do-it-yourselfers are looking for …

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Research and Markets: Research on China Peach Market, 2012-2017

In 2011, the cultivation area of peach and nectarine reached 69.2h?, output reached 11 million tons, the cultivation scale and total output were third following apples and pears. In 2011, annual export volume was 38,962,208kg; the exports amount was $27,497,903. In January-September 2012, the peaches exports volume was 44,265,377kg, exports amount was $44,958,484. China peaches …

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Central Illinois Farmland Sells for $8.2 Million in Murray Wise Associates Auction

The auction of land in McLean and Ford Counties attracted 50 registered bidders to the Bellflower Community Center in Bellflower. “There was a great deal of competition for this land, with farmers and investors alike bidding on various combinations. Ultimately, it was a local operator purchasing the land, as we have seen on numerous occasions …

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Prosperous Agriculture Receives High Attention at the China Phosphate Fertilizer and Compound Fertilizer Conference

Except for statements of historical fact, this document contains certain “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation expectations, beliefs, plans and objectives regarding the development, use and marketability of the Company’s products. Such forward-looking statements are based on present circumstances and on the Company’s predictions with …

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Agrium Remains Committed to Its Highly Successful Integrated Strategy; JANAs Attempt to Run Its Own Slate is Almost Certain to Fail

In a statement, Agrium President and CEO Mike Wilson said: “The facts are straightforward. Agrium remains committed to its highly successful integrated strategy. JANA has been trying for over six months to obtain support for its idea that Agrium should spin off or sell its retail operations. Agrium’s shareholders have overwhelmingly rejected JANA’s ideas. As …

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Niko Resources Ltd. Announces Cdn$252 million of Offerings of Common Shares and Convertible Unsecured Senior Notes and Refinancing Plan for Outstanding Convertible Debentures

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Nov. 15, 2012) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Niko has also agreed to issue 5,882,400 Niko common shares at Cdn$8.50 per common share via a separate concurrent Cdn$50 million offering (the “Concurrent Offering”) to Maju Investments (Mauritius) Pte. Ltd., the primary holder of …

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EnWaves 3rd Tier 1 Collaborator Enters into Market Evaluation Following Successful R&D Phase

“The momentum with our Tier 1 collaborators continues to build. After a very positive internal evaluation, a third collaborator will be testing nutraDRIED products amongst their target market,” stated Dr. Tim Durance, Chairman and Co-CEO, EnWave Corporation. “Our REV dehydration technology is providing some of the largest food companies in the world with the opportunity …

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Facebook And Games: Can The Social Network Turn All Of Us Into “Gamers,” Or Are We Already?

What Facebook thinks is that everyone is a “gamer” given the right people are involved with the right game. Be it a word game or an in-depth one like Zynga’s Ville’s that make me want to kick someone’s pig, The idea of turning everyone into a gamer isn’t new, Nintendo has been doing this for …

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PolyMet Completes Key Project Milestones

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), US Forest Service (USFS), and US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are the “Lead Agencies” responsible for producing a supplemental draft Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) that describes the project and its potential impacts, and provides the basis for issuance of permits. Completion of Key Reviews PolyMet has completed …

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HealthEdge Awarded “Best of Show” at 2012 Healthcare IT Summit

“The ongoing evolution of technology and the emergence of new government policies are having a dramatic impact on the healthcare industry. By bringing together industry analysts, IT executives and vendors to collaborate and share ideas, the Healthcare IT Summit shines a spotlight on the changing face of Healthcare technology,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice …

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Le gouvernement Harper aide les producteurs de pommes de terre à accroître leurs exportations

CHARLOTTETOWN, ILE-DU-PRINCE-EDOUARD–(Marketwire – 15 nov. 2012) – Les producteurs de pommes de terre pourront pntrer de nouveaux marchs et accrotre leur rentabilit grce un investissement du gouvernement Harper. La ministre du Revenu national et dpute d’Egmont, Gail Shea, au nom du ministre de l’Agriculture, Gerry Ritz, a annonc aujourd’hui un investissement dans la qute de …

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Spotlight on a Startup: Nutricula

Nutricula Magazine was created two years ago. Nutricula is the science of longevity, living as long and as healthy as possible. The name comes from turritopsis nutricula, a jellyfish that has the ability to live forever. It starts out as a polyp, becomes a jellyfish, and eventually reverts to a new polyp colony. We actually …

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Mondelez International to Invest $400 Million to Help One Million People in Cocoa Farming Communities

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 19, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ — Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) today unveiled “Cocoa Life” – the company’s largest, most comprehensive cocoa sustainability effort to date. As the world’s largest chocolate company, it will invest $400 million over the next ten years to improve the livelihoods and living conditions of more 200,000 cocoa …

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Study Shows How To Build Gamer Loyalty Through Guilds And Customization

In a study that could have ramifications on how we think of both online worlds including MMORPGs and online titles like FarmVille, researchers at UB School of Management have found that users return to subscription-based games when there is an appearance of a constantly changing environment full of like-minded team members and a sense that …

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Paper & Paperboard: Global Industry Guide

reportlinker.com/p0128222/Paper–Paperboard-Global-Industry-Guide.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Paper Paper & Paperboard: Global Industry Guide is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Paper & Paperboard industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, and profiles of the leading companies. This incisive report provides expert analysis on a global, …

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Prophecy Appoints Country Adviser, Project Manager and Business Development Manager and Provides Update on Tugalgatai Transaction

Bailiikhuu Dambachultem – Country Adviser Mr. Bailiikhuu has over 29 years of privatization and deregulation policy experience in Mongolia. He is currently advising the State Property Committee of Mongolia on a range of issues including the development of a policy on the restructuring and privatization of state-owned enterprises (“SOE”) in Mongolia, corporate governance, post-privatization restructuring …

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Co-op Electrical Launches Market First: Free 60 Minute Slot Delivery Service

As on-line electrical websites use the cheap airline tactic of charging extra for add-ons which only appear at checkout, The Co-operative leads the way for consumers by introducing a new ground-breaking free 60 minute time slot delivery service* today (Friday 16 November 2012). Martyn Wates, Deputy Group Chief Executive, The Co-operative Group, said: “The purchasing …

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East West Petroleum Finalizes Agreements with Lani LLC for Joint California Exploration

Effective with the signing of the Farmin Agreement, the Company now holds participation interests in approximately 4,500 gross (3,200 net) acres in two prospective areas named Tejon Extension and Tejon Main. The acreage position is situated between the Tejon North and Tejon Fields which together have surpassed 100 mmboe of oil and gas production. East …

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Farmers Insurance Names Winning Virginia Couple To Marry Atop ‘The Love Float’ During The Rose Parade(R)

Farmers Insurance stands by its customers in some of the most monumental life moments each and every day, from buying and insuring a home, to having a baby and purchasing life insurance, to helping soldiers returning from overseas and working with survivors of natural disasters and hardships. Getting married is a major life event, and …

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China Modern Announced Net Income of $5.0 Million and EPS of $0.09 for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013

Revenue for the three months ended September 30, 2012 totaled $10.9 million, an increase of 119% as compared to $4.9 million for the same period in 2011. The revenue is generated predominately from the sale of natural milk and natural milk sales commissions from farmers. Sales revenue from natural milk was $7.67 million, an increase …

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Manhattan Research Releases Competitive Review of Online Pharma Promotion Campaigns – 36 Pharma Companies Covered

“Online Promotion in 2012” is an essential report for any pharma company evaluating their approach to online promotional programs for 2013. Key attributes of the report include: Companies covered in the report include: Abbott, Alcon, Amylin, Allergan, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Covidien, Eli Lilly, Endo, Forest Laboratories, Galderma, GE Healthcare, Genzyme, Genentech, …

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Harper Government Creating New Opportunities for Canadian Vintners

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwire) — 11/15/12 — Canadian vintners will uncork new international market opportunities with the support of the Harper Government. Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament (Delta East-Richmond), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment to help Canada’s wine producers increase …

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Co-operative Electrical Launches Market First With Free 60 Minute Time Slot Delivery Service

As on-line electrical websites use the cheap airline tactic of charging extra for add-ons which only appear at checkout, The Co-operative leads the way for consumers by introducing a new ground-breaking free 60 minute time slot delivery service* today (Friday 16 November 2012). A survey of more than 3,000 internet shoppers*** found that the number …

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Fluor Receives Adverse Ruling on Greater Gabbard Project

Fluor today announced that the company received an adverse decision from an arbitration panel regarding its claims for additional compensation related to the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Project. Through its claims, the company sought to recover compensation for schedule and cost impacts arising from delays, disruption and productivity issues which the company believes were …

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