Category Archives: Informative

Saint Augustine town is the first European settlement in the entire United States of America

  The oldest European settlement in the USA Por Agustin Cáceres • 16 Janeiro, 2011 • ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA, SAINT AUGUSTINE • Comentários (4) •   It was a surprise to find out that the oldest town in the United States has the same name of the saint that inspired my mom to name myself when I was born: Saint Augustine. […]

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Crossing the continental United States of America E to W on a yellow truck… for work! part II

Text is in Portuguese, but you can translate it into any language using Google Translator in this page or at Territorios.com.br  Atravessando a América pela Route 66 Por Agustin Cáceres • 24 Abril, 2011 • ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA, EXPERIÊNCIAS, VIAGENS DE CARRO • Comentários (7) • Foi muito simples começar essa viagem (entenda como tudo começou neste post). Foi apenas telefonar para uma locadora […]

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¡Happy Ramadan!

Today, July 8th, is the 21st day of Ramadan 2015. ¡HAPPY RAMADAN EVERYBODY! رمضان سعيد “قد تعبئة الل حياتك بالسعادة ضخمة ويأخذ كل الظلام، مع كل أفراح والسعادة و ورعاية أحبائك رمضان مبارك !! “ “May Allah fill your life with huge happiness and take away all The darkness, with all the joys and happiness […]

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68 quick facts about rice!

1)    Rice is the source of one quarter of global per capita human energy. 2)    The average American consumes 25 lbs of rice per year, 4 of which come from drinking beer. 3)    Eleven percent of the world’s arable land, are given over to rice cultivation – more than 500 million hectares. 4)    The first […]

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Brazil’s corn and soybean crops flattening out influenced by climate conditions

Brazil’s sowings of safrinha corn are to fall for the first time in seven years, Conab (National Supply Co.) said, cutting its forecast for the country’s overall production of the grain, and lowering hopes for the soybean harvest too. Conab said that the forecast of a “slight reduction” in safrinha corn sowings reflected the knock-on […]

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What’s Calrose rice?

Calrose is a medium grain rice variety, notable for being the founding variety of the California rice industry. Calrose (USDA # C.I. 8988) originated and was developed at the Rice Experiment Station of UC Davis near Biggs, California and released to California growers in 1948. It grew in popularity with growers, marketers, and consumers to become the prominent rice variety in California until […]

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