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2014-08-14 23:07:31

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Radio Interview with Oregon State University Small Farm Extension Faculty Maud Powell Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 There are more small family farms in the United States in 2014 than ever before and if well managed, they can be immensely profitable, says Oregon State University Farm Extension faculty member Maud Powell (citing the 2014 USDA Farm Census), speaking on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show. The key to family...

2014-08-12 23:01:37

The new issue of the journal Weed Science features the results of a survey of organic farmers in 12 Midwestern states. The study found that organic farmers most often use mechanical and cultural methods of weed control including crop rotation, between-row cultivation, primary tillage, and cover cropping. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Weed Science - Organic farmers report that weeds are one of the biggest obstacles to the production of organic crops. In the field of organic...

2014-08-12 12:26:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Gum Arabic (E414) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Gum Arabic (E414) Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global gum Arabic (E14) industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-08-11 12:29:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Alfalfa Hay Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Alfalfa Hay Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Alfalfa Hay industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-08-01 23:00:25

DeepResearchReports.com offer “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Alfalfa Hay Industry” in its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Alfalfa Hay industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history,...

2014-07-25 08:23:51

DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Gum Arabic (E414) Industry" to its research database. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130123 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Gum Arabic (E414) Industry" is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global Gum Arabic (E414) market. The report introduces Gum Arabic (E414) basic information, definition,...

2014-07-23 08:34:06

NEW YORK and SYDNEY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cotton LEADS(TM) program, launched in October of 2013, has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile supply chain. Cotton LEADS(TM), a joint program established by Australian and U.S. cotton industries, advocates and demonstrates responsible growing practices for the popular fabric fiber. Companies signing on to the program include: Target Corporation, AEON TopValu, Fountain Set, American &...

2014-07-23 08:30:30

New Blog Covers Topics About Tea, as Related to Heatn and Wellness, and Mixology CALABASAS, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tea Savant announced today its new blog, covering various topics relevant to tea. Tea Savant is joined by two special guest bloggers who are experts in their respective fields and will contribute regularly on these subjects. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129234 Dr. MJ is focused on health and wellness. Dr. MJ is double...

2014-07-21 08:24:08

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to...

2014-07-19 23:01:15

Recovering disposable income will encourage consumers to purchase brand-name, high-end cereal, although consumers are expected to eat out for breakfast more frequently as higher employment levels tighten schedules. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Cereal Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Conflicting trends over the past five years hampered the Cereal Production industry. Wary of...


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Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

Intercropping
2013-07-31 15:20:47

Intercropping is growing crops of multiple products in a specific area. Using the property for more than one crop serves dual purposes such as adding structural support along with providing needed nutrients as well as weed and pest control. Careful consideration and control is required when intercropping. Considerations such as soil content, the amount of water needed for each crop and the amount of sunlight needed for each crop. An example of intercropping are planting tall crops that...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

Dryland Farming
2013-03-15 11:32:48

Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...

Cover Crop
2013-03-15 11:18:24

Image Caption: Painter of the burial chamber of Sennedjem. A Plowing Farmer. Credit: Yorck Project/Wikipedia Cover crops are crops that are planted to improve the quality of the soil, also known as green manure. Cover crops add fertility to the soil, control weeds and pests as well as control diseases that can be otherwise found in untreated soil. Cover crops increases the organic matter levels in the soil which only enhances the structure of the soil as well as increase the capacity for...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.