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Your Second Chance at a First Kiss®
MINNEAPOLIS & SAINT PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In 2018, Minnesota apple lovers fell in love with First Kiss®, the newest apple variety from the University of Minnesota’s (UMN)
Monarch Gold Announces the Closing of the Fayolle Gold Deposit Acquisition
MONTREAL, Aug. 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - MONARCH GOLD CORPORATION ("Monarch" or the "Corporation") (TSX: MQR) (OTCMKTS: MRQRF) (FRANKFURT: MR7) is pleased to announce the closing of the acquisition of an aggregate 100% interest in the Fayolle property from Hecla Quebec Inc. ("Hecla") (NYSE: HL), formerly known as Aurizon Mines Ltd., and Typhoon Exploration Inc. ("Typhoon") (TSXV: TYP). In exchange, Monarch has issued 12 million shares to Hecla and 3.4 million shares to Typhoon. Monarch has also paid Typhoon an amount of $500,000 and will pay an additional $500,000 in five months and $150,000 in 12 months. The shares issued to Hecla and Typhoon are subject to restrictions on their transfer for periods of up to 24 months.
S&W Adds Wheat Program to Expand Australian Market Presence
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced the expansion of its Australian agriculture market presence through the addition of elite wheat germplasm to its portfolio of products. Under its exclusive, prepaid license from Corteva Agriscience, S&W will immediately offer a number of commercialized varieties to the Australian market. S&W will also continue a breeding program for varieties which S&W believes have the potential to offer a number of benefits to Australian wheat growers as compared to existing commercial varieties, including superior disease resistance, superior yields and grain quality to suit the diverse Australian conditions. The addition of wheat to the S&W portfolio, which also includes sorghum, alfalfa and sunflower, advances S&W's strategic objective to become one of the leading suppliers of elite seed genetics to Australian farmers.
The Trump Administration's EPA Grants 31 Oil Companies Waivers for Economic Relief; Decision Drives Major U.S. Producer of Low-Carbon Fuels to Close Three Plants and Furlough 100+ Workers
HARRISBURG, Pa., ROME, Ga., NATCHEZ, Miss., and BOSTON, Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- World Energy, one of the largest and longest-serving low-carbon fuel suppliers in North America, today announced that due to the August 9, 2019 decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant 31 small refinery waivers from the nation's renewable fuel standard to oil companies, the company will immediately cease production and furlough employees at its Rome, Ga., Natchez, Miss., and Harrisburg, Pa. facilities. World Energy will maintain essential staffing at these facilities to support maintenance and safety operations to keep the plants in a warm shutdown mode pending improved market conditions.