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  • Eugenia Corrales Named CEO of Nanosolar

    Thin film solar cost leader Nanosolar, Inc. today announced that Eugenia Corrales has been named chief executive officer. Current CEO Geoff Tate will retire after two years at the company. Mr. Tate recruited Ms. Corrales in May 2010 to serve as the executive vice president of engineering and operations. In this role, she has led the company's transition to a commercial production phase while ...


    By Marketwire

  • Ag for Life Invests $65K in Support of Rural and Farm Safety Programming

    In its commitment to enhancing rural and farm safety efforts in the province of Alberta, Agriculture for Life has announced an investment of $65,000 over the next three years towards the Ag for Life Learning Corral and Barnyard and Boots Farm Safety program. Presented by Grande Prairie and Area Safe Communities, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Ag for Life, Barnyard and Boots ...

  • Temple grandin praises hormel foods for hog holding facility design

    Temple Grandin, Ph.D., professor of animal science at Colorado State University, says the recently opened hog holding facility at the Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) Austin (Minn.) Plant is "as good as it gets." "This facility is at the top for the industry," Grandin said. "I am super happy because everything is wonderful; it"s highly managed and perfectly maintained." Grandin conducts ...

  • Healthier processed food? Essence of strawberry could be the key

     University of Florida scientists believe they have pinpointed the exact compounds in strawberries that give the fruit its delightfully unique flavor – findings that will allow UF breeders to create more flavorful varieties even faster. What’s more, the researchers believe that eventually, those naturally occurring compounds will be used to make processed foods taste ...

  • Fog harvesting refinement

    An MIT graduate student is working to make water available for the world’s poor by refining the tools and techniques of fog harvesting. Engineer and aspiring entrepreneur, Shreerang Chhatre is researching devices that attract water droplets and corral the runoff, relieving the burden of finding and transporting water which traditionally falls to women and children. In the arid ...

  • US senator joins critics of federal cattle roundup

    A Republican U.S. senator added his voice Wednesday to critics of a federal cattle roundup fought by a Nevada rancher who claims longstanding grazing rights on remote public rangeland about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said he told new U.S. Bureau of Land Management chief Neil Kornze in Washington, D.C., that law-abiding Nevadans shouldn't be penalized by an ...


    By Associated Press

  • Scientists help farmers create greener dairies

    Cows stand patiently in a tent-like chamber at a research farm in western Wisconsin, waiting for their breath to be tested. Outside, corrals have been set up with equipment to measure gas wafting from the ground. A nearby corn field contains tools that allow researchers to assess the effects of manure spread as fertilizer. Scientists based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have started a ...


    By Associated Press

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