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Lawsuit: Frito-Lay's Genetically Modified Ingredients Are Not 'All-Natural'

Thu, 2 Feb 2012 11:31:39 EST
A proposed class-action lawsuit filed in New York alleges that Frito-Lay misled consumers by advertising that their Tostitos and SunChips brands are 'all-natural' when they contain corn and oils from genetically modified plants. The suit seek

Hard-Cooked Egg Recall Expands

Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:17:03 EST
Wegmans Food Markets, Greencore USA, Allison's Gourmet Kitchens, GH Foods SW, GH Foods CA, F&S Produce Co., Delhaize America, Kroger's, and Bost Distributing Co. have all been forced to recall certain products as a result of the potential

Nutritional Labeling Now Required on Meats and Poultry

Mon, 12 Mar 2012 10:52:31 EST
Beginning this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is now requiring labeling on popular raw meat and poultry products.  The new rule means that consumers will have easy access to nutritiona

National Trust MyFarm experiment to go free

Mon, 14 May 2012 11:22:28 EST
The National Trust has announced that one year on from the launch of its innovative and award-winning MyFarm project, the charity is dropping the £30 sign-up fee in a bid to widen its success and inspire even more people to engage with farming a

Greentech Irrigation and Design Offers the Finest Sprinkler Repair Service and Products in the Business

Mon, 25 Jun 2012 16:28:21 EST
The best looking lawns are the best maintained. That means an irrigation system design which fits the needs of the soil and the plants. Too much water, in addition to being an unnecessary expense, is as bad as too little water. - - When a yard is

Does Your Produce Contain High Levels of Pesticides?

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:13:00 EST
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2012 'Dirty Dozen' list, which records the fruits and vegetables that the non-profit has found to be the most contaminated with pesticides. -   - The EWG's intention by publishing t

EMSL Raleigh, NC Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation for Food Microbiology Testing

Tue, 10 Jul 2012 10:24:37 EST
EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their Raleigh, NC laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for food microbiology testing. -

Lead Poisoning Risks in Contaminated Soil

Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:26:15 EST
A recent USA Today investigation revealed contaminated soil around hundreds of old lead factory sites. At a hearing on Thursday, a US senator questioned federal environmental health officials about what is being done to reduce lead poisoning r...

USDA Grants Support Marketing Innovation for American Farmers and Ranchers

Wed, 3 Oct 2012 12:21:47 EST
WASHINGTON, – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA will award matching grants for 22 projects under the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program to help create economic oppo...

Wholesale Plant Nursery Westel Greenhouse Offers A Wide Range Of Green House Products -

Mon, 8 Oct 2012 12:38:17 EST
Rockwood, TN – Westel Greenhouse, LLC, a family owned and operated business serving the green house plants industry since 1976, specializes in wholesale plant plugs, green house plants, fern liners or other green house products. The company is

Porcelain Flower Pots Fancied by Truck Drivers

Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:48:28 EST
 Milford, Delaware, USA  –  Two truck drivers, Jim and Joe, from Milford, Delaware are now seeking something different than delivering packages to home and business every day. - - That's Right ! After 8 years of service the one thing

Creating a Sustainable Cocoa Industry for Farmers Will Require Billions in Investments

Tue, 9 Oct 2012 10:47:11 EST
*Mars Committed to doing its part with $30 million Investment in 2011, will Continue to Invest through 2020 and Work Pre-Competitively with Industry Peers - - *Announcement made in conjunction with pub...

IBM Presents Plan to Speed Timely Agricultural Information to Tanzanian Farmers

Wed, 10 Oct 2012 12:57:09 EST
IBM's pro bono consultation also recommends strategy to improve air travel, tourism and education - - - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - - A team of IBM (NYSE: IBM) experts today presented recommendations to...

Wet weather boosts clothing sales

Tue, 16 Oct 2012 10:46:27 EST
The recent spell of autumnal weather may have encouraged customers to stock up on winter clothes and walking boots [/ur...

Global Food Security Index Adds New Quarterly Food Price Adjustment Factor

Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:26:22 EST
The New Tool Assesses Food Affordability, Changes in Food Security in 105 Countries - - - DES MOINES, Iowa, -- DuPont announced today an enhancement to the Global Food Security Index that captures the...

Trimble Adds Boom Height Control to its Field-IQ Crop Input Control System

Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:18:04 EST
Boom Height Control Extends Trimble's Solution for Self-Propelled Sprayers - - SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today boom height control for self-propelled sprayers as the latest ...

Barry Callebaut to become long-term supplier of Arcor-Dos en Uno

Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:02:29 EST
* Barry Callebaut and Arcor-Dos en Uno sign a long-term outsourcing agreement for the manufacture of compound and chocolate products - * Barry Callebaut to build a new factory with a capacity of ...

Q3: PotashCorp Reports Third-Quarter Earnings of $0.74 per Share

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:28:29 EST
Key Performance and Outlook Highlights - - -Third-quarter earnings of $0.74 per share1; 21 percent lower than third-quarter 2011 - -Record third-quarter North American potash sales volumes offse...

DSM to acquire Cargills cultures and enzymes business

Fri, 26 Oct 2012 03:27:05 EST
Heerlen, NL - - Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announced today that it has reached agreement with Cargill to acquire Cargill's cultures and enzymes business in an a...

Clariant Unveils its Innovative Hostavin NOW Technology for Agriculture Films

Mon, 5 Nov 2012 10:39:43 EST
- - -Launch of customized polymeric Aminoether HALS solutions offering outstanding protection to greenhouse films - -Fulfills critical market needs for durable crop protection and improved prod...

John Deere Introduces New HX6 and HX7 Rotary Cutters

Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:40:44 EST
New rotary cutters offer deeper cutting chamber and better shredding with proven design - - - OLATHE, Kansas – To provide customers with more finely chopped vegetation and easier maintenance, John Dee...

Monsanto Throws GMO Victory Party in California

Wed, 7 Nov 2012 10:37:34 EST
$46 Million Advertising Blitz Convinces Citizens to Vote "Against Own Interests" -   -

Syngenta Secures EU Approval for Next Generation Fungicide

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:19:00 EST
- -Isopyrazam sets new standard in disease control - -Consistent crop yield enhancement - -Product registrations across multiple crops planned - - - Basel, Switzerland, - - Syngenta today ann...

Syngenta divests US flowers distribution and brokerage

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 03:08:23 EST
Basel, Switzerland - - • Sale of Syngenta Horticultural Services to Griffin Greenhouse Supplies - • Long-term agreement to distribute and broker Syngenta genetics - • Syngenta focus on innova...

Syngenta to acquire Sunfield Seeds

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 02:18:54 EST
Basel, Switzerland - - • Expansion of sunflower supply chain capability - • Access to top location for hybrid seed production - • Sunflower a key growth driver for Diverse Field Crops - - - Sy...

CHS Inc. Opens Maine Propane Terminal

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:17:48 EST
ST. PAUL, Minn., — CHS Inc., leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the U.S., has completed construction of a propane terminal in Biddeford, Maine, in time to ...

OP ED -- Organic: Food Justice for the 99%

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:38:13 EST
Dr. Oz in Time Magazine Slanders Families Who Choose Safe, Organic Food for Their Children - - Cornucopia, WI -- As Americans become increasingly aware of the story behind conventional foods—the ecologically destructive monocultu...

John Deere Introduces 2720 Disk Ripper for 2013 Tillage Season

Mon, 3 Dec 2012 11:02:06 EST
New primary tillage tool comes in four widths with heavy-duty shanks and more options - - OLATHE, Kansas – John Deere introduces the 2720 Disk Ripper, an all-new, heavy-duty primary tillage tool desig...

Enlist E3™ Soybean Brand Announced

Thu, 6 Dec 2012 09:33:56 EST
Brand Name Reinforces Potential of First Ever Three-Gene Herbicide Tolerant Soybean - - INDIANAPOLIS AND WEST POINT, IOWA - Dow AgroSciences LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), a...

Barry Callebauts joint venture partner Biopartenaire now Rainforest Alliance Certified™

Thu, 6 Dec 2012 10:49:48 EST
•  In partnership with Barry Callebaut, Biopartenaire's local presence in rural villages offers independent farmers improved market access - • Biopartenaire now holds dual certification; company achiev...

Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:51:15 EST
MIDLAND, Mich. - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has declared a dividend of 32 cents per share, payable January 30, 2013, to shareholders of record on December 31, 2012. - - This marks the 405th c...

Canpotex and Sinofert Reach New Agreement

Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:42:22 EST
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Canpotex Limited (Canpotex) announces that it has reached agreement with Sinochem Fertilizer Macao Commercial Offshore Limited, a subsidiary of Sinofert Holdings Limited (Sin...

Syngenta Share Repurchases: End-Year Report

Thu, 3 Jan 2013 06:55:58 EST
Basel, Switzerland, -- Syngenta has completed the share repurchases authorized by the Annual General Meeting on April 22, 2008. The authorization allowed for the repurchase of up to 10 percent of outs...

Agrium Board Responds to JANA Press Release

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:31:02 EST
CALGARY, Alberta – Agrium Inc. (TSX and NYSE: AGU)- - As previously announced, Agrium will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 9, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. Shareholders of common ...

CHS Introduces PlastiSoy™ Epoxidized Soybean Oil

Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:22:47 EST
ST. PAUL, Minn. – CHS Inc., a leading global energy, grains and foods company owned by U.S. farmers and ranchers, has begun full-scale production of PlastiSoy™ epoxidized soybean oil at its Mankato, ...

Dow to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agricultural Conference

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:13:43 EST
MIDLAND, Mich. - Antonio Galindez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), will present at the Bank of America Merr...

Bayer CropScience Expands Cooperation with Brazilian Wheat-Breeding Company Biotrigo

Mon, 4 Mar 2013 10:14:20 EST
Monheim, – Bayer CropScience and the Brazilian wheat-breeding company Biotrigo Genetica Ltda. have signed an agreement to expand their successful cooperation. With this agreement, Bayer will be able t...

Borealis Acquires DEXPlastomers in Geleen

Tue, 5 Mar 2013 10:09:08 EST
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announced today that it has acquired DEXPlastomers VOF in Geleen, The Netherlands, fr...

50G and 60G Strengthen John Deere Compact Excavator Line

Fri, 8 Mar 2013 10:37:38 EST
MOLINE, Illinois —The John Deere 50G and 60G Compact Excavators are the newest models to join the G-Series line after the introduction of the 35G at World of Concrete 2013. The 50G and 60G units featu...

Tesco Confirms Improved Price for Dairy Farmers

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:29:14 EST
Tesco today announced a boost for British farmers as it increased the price it pays its dairy farmers for their milk. - - The 700 farmers who make up the Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group will now receive ...

KBR Awarded Turnaround Contract for Ammonia Plant in Borger, Texas

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:38:44 EST
Houston, Texas — — KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced it was selected by a major supplier of agricultural products to perform turnaround services for their ammonia furnace revamp and expansion project in...

Simple Farm App Helps Farmers Keep Track Of Their Farming Processes

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:58:55 EST
With the agriculture app for iPhone from Simple Farm, farmers can keep track of the tasks assigned to their workers, their inventory and much more. The farm record keeping app allows farmers to schedule spraying, harvesting, grain uploading and other

Getting Tree Removal Done for You by the Experts at

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:41:01 EST
Seattle, WA –– Hiring a tree removal company in Seattle is a great way to get rid of those dead trees or logs that are taking away from the beauty of your property. Fruit tree prun...

Lawn Service Hawaii Delivers Professional Lawn Services in the Mililani area

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:50:08 EST
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Water Solutions provides sprinkler and landscaping services in Denver

Thu, 9 May 2013 23:28:06 EST
Denver, CO –– These days, it can be very difficult to find a good landscaping company. There are many companies out there, but many of them charge too much for the service that they provide. People who are looking for a [url=http://waters

DuPont Pioneer Jackson Production Plant Earns Minnesota Governors Safety Award

Fri, 10 May 2013 11:42:48 EST
JACKSON, Minn., – The Minnesota Safety Council has awarded a Governor's Meritorious Achievement Award to the DuPont Pioneer Jackson soybean production plant for superior performance in workplace safet...

Starbucks Builds on Long-Standing Commitment to Investing in Communities Launching First Community Store in Asia

Tue, 14 May 2013 09:33:30 EST
Celebrates 15 years in Thailand market, announcing the doubling of store count over the next five years and a unique profit-sharing store, where 10 percent of sales from every hand-crafted Starbucks® ...

Deere Announces Record Second-Quarter Earnings of $1.084 Billion

Thu, 16 May 2013 10:58:44 EST
- -Sales and income reach new single-quarter records. - -Results benefit from higher sales of farm machinery, skillful execution of business plans. - -Investment in capacity, new products at...

Syngenta Launches Breakthrough Seed Treatment Nematicide

Mon, 27 May 2013 09:22:51 EST
- - -Novel innovation against damaging nematodes - -First commercial product from Pasteuria Bioscience acquisition - -Initial launch in USA for use on soybeans; further registrations pending...

ADM Cocoa Commits To Segregated Sustainable Palm Oil In Europe

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 04:13:17 EST
ADM Cocoa UK has received certification for the use of segregated palm oil in their facility. Segregated palm oil is 100 per cent RSPO certified sustainable. Via its certified facilities in Liverpool,...

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