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2014-11-04 08:30:55

LOWELL, Mass., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has tried to plant a flowerbed New England knows about the region's infamously rocky soil.

2014-10-29 23:00:54

50 Year Anniversary of War on Poverty Continues to Help Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Washington D.C.

2014-10-15 12:33:48

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc.

2014-10-02 23:06:18

The popularity of organic meat has surged over the past five years, contributing to rapid growth and expansion at the farming level.

2014-09-25 23:04:16

Consolidation activity will continue to change the landscape of the industry and create larger farms that are more efficient and technologically advanced.

2014-09-25 08:29:23

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-15 08:30:55

Winning projects seek to improve profitability for New York Farms. SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept.

2014-09-14 23:02:07

A regional tour of over 40 family farms in Western NC takes place Sept 20&21.

2014-09-10 04:21:10

North Carolina Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival RALEIGH, N.C., Sept.

2014-08-08 08:27:45

DENVER, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc.


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

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  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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