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Western Growers Announces Innovative Payroll Assistance Program for Its Members (Popularity: )
Western Growers officials today announced they are partnering with some of the nation's top financial institutions to offer a payroll solution that will help member companies reduce expenses and provide more convenience and flexibility to their employees. These employers can now reduce various expenses associated with issuing paper checks by offering the CashPay(R) Visa(R) payroll card to their employees. And, the benefits to their employees are potentially even greater because ...

Bayer CropScience Comments on the Identification of Traces of Biotechnology Rice in U.S. Rice Samples (Popularity: )
Bayer CropScience is cooperating closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Food and Drug Administration in connection with the biotechnology traces Bayer CropScience identified in samples of commercial rice in the United States. The USDA and FDA have confirmed that this rice poses no human health, food or feed safety or environmental concern. These traces relate to a pre-commercial rice line, LLRICE601, developed by Bayer CropScience that produces ...

Omega Protein Announces Support of Governor's Proposal to Cap Chesapeake Bay Menhaden Harvests (Popularity: )
Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's largest manufacturer of heart-healthy fish oils containing long-chain Omega-3 fatty acids, announced today that it has agreed to support Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine's proposal for a temporary five- year cap on menhaden caught for industrial purposes in the Chesapeake Bay. The Governor's proposal would cap the Company's Chesapeake Bay menhaden harvest at its most recent five-year average (2001 to 2005) of 109,020 metric ...

$1 Billion Guarantee Transaction Brings Farmer Mac Outstanding Volume to Record $7 Billion (Popularity: )
The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) (NYSE: AGM, AGM.A), announced today that its total outstanding program volume had increased by 16% to approximately $7 billion with the completion of the $1 billion agricultural mortgage-backed 5- year Notes guarantee transaction announced last week. Farmer Mac fully and unconditionally guarantees the timely payment of interest and principal on the Notes, which are rated Aaa, AAA and AAA, respectively, by Moody's Investors ...

Agri-Ethanol Products, LLC Announces Completion of Financing Agreement for Construction of Up to 20 New Ethanol Plants on East Coast (Popularity: )
Dave Brady, Chief Executive Officer of Agri-Ethanol Products, LLC ("AEP") today announced completion of a financing agreement with a substantial, international company of world wide acclaim. With this agreement, AEP now has financing in place for development of up to 20 renewable energy facilities within the East Coast Region, from the Gulf states to New York. This agreement positions AEP to aggressively pursue fledgling projects in need of process design, ...

BASF increases capacity for the intermediate hexane diol (Popularity: )
BASF is to increase production capacity for 1,6-hexane diol (HDO) at its corporate site in Ludwigshafen, Germany by more than 20 percent before the end of 2006, taking the company’s annual global capacity to 42,000 metric tons. BASF operates a HDO plant at the corporate site in Freeport, Texas as well as Ludwigshafen. Both plants operate on the basis of BASF-designed processes. The capacity expansion comes in response to steadily ...

Pennsylvania Ag Secretary Shares Top Ten Farm Safety Tips for Kids (Popularity: )
Life on the farm can pose many risks to children. So, with summer approaching, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff is offering tips to help parents and farmers enjoy an injury-free season. "Summer can be the most dangerous season for our farm kids and their non- farm friends," Wolff said. "Unfortunately, there have already been several tragic farm accidents that could have been prevented. We must make every attempt to protect our ...