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2014-04-15 23:10:42

Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Plant factory market forecast analysis indicates that markets at $403 million in 2013 are anticipated to reach $1.97 billion by 2020. Growth is a result of the unmitigated march of automated process driven by the semiconductor industry, by microprocessors, and more directly by the need for food...

2014-04-15 23:09:12

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” research report to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.com. Lewes, DE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Worldwide vertical farming markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and...

2014-03-31 16:27:59

HYDE PARK, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fabulous Beekman Boys Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of Beekman 1802 Monday joined American Farmland Trust and The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to host a screening of The First Season, a powerful documentary about dairy farming in New York, to raise awareness in CIA students about the issues faced by farmers. The First Season directed by Rudd Simmons, producer of compelling Hollywood films such as The Road, Dead Man...

2014-03-25 12:23:43

MIFFLINTOWN, Pa., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today recognized the innovation of Pennsylvania farmers during a tour of Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Juniata County, as part of National Agriculture Day. "Pennsylvania's more than 59,300 farm families produced $7.3 billion worth of agriculture products last year, and our communities continue to benefit," said Greig. "Our farmers are working every day to be more efficient and...

2014-02-19 16:21:24

Preservation Board Approves $30 Million Investment in Saving Farmland for 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 2,359 additional acres on 26 farms in 13 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program. The board preserved farms in Berks, Butler, Chester, Crawford, Cumberland, Erie, Juniata, Lancaster, Lycoming, Northampton, Perry, Union and York counties....

2014-01-31 23:34:59

In response to an article published by Examiner, local vegetables advocate Colle Farmers Market, commends Big City Farms for creating a network of organic farms in Baltimore and why urban organic farming is the next big trend. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, commends Big City Farms for making a huge impact, environmentally and socially, in their community, and why urban farming is the next big thing. According to a January 26th...

2014-01-04 12:20:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 98(th) Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry. "The Farm Show is a celebration of a way of life here in the commonwealth," said Governor Corbett. "Every Pennsylvanian depends on our 62,000 farm families, and they deserve our heartfelt thanks." The show's theme, "Pennsylvania Farms: Growing for You," highlights how farmers and agribusinesses grow...

2014-01-03 08:25:21

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladstone Land Corporation (NASDAQ: LAND) ("Gladstone Land" or the "Company") announced today that it has acquired a 1,760-acre farm in Willcox, Cochise County, Arizona for $6.7 million on December 27, 2013. The property is irrigated farm land with 13 existing water wells. In connection with the acquisition, the Company executed a ten-year lease with Premier Grain Farms. Premier Grain Farms is a family-owned and -operated farming company...

2014-01-02 16:21:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating the 60(th) anniversary of the show's iconic milkshake served by the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association. The sculpture, sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, takes its cue from the number one song in 1954, "Shake, Rattle and Roll" and features a family enjoying a delicious...

2014-01-02 08:23:35

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladstone Land Corporation (NASDAQ: LAND) ("Gladstone Land" or the "Company") announced today that it has acquired a 1,895-acre farm in the Columbia Basin of the Pacific Northwest for $13.9 million. The property has center pivot irrigation and has been farmed for row crop vegetables for decades. In connection with the acquisition, the Company executed a ten-year lease with three, five-year options to extend with a large farming operation...


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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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