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2011-06-13 04:55:00

SWINDON, England, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The National Trust has revealed that it will be broadcasting the birth of a foal live over the internet as part of its MyFarm experiment*. Queenie, the only Shire Horse [http://www.my-farm.org.uk/news-and-blog/queenies-having-a-baby ] mare at Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire is preparing to give birth, and the live streaming - which can be viewed now - is a key part of the MyFarm project...

2011-05-23 08:00:00

DENVER, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A lifestyle that incorporates locally grown and produced food is sweeping the nation. People today want to know where their food comes from and that it is sustainable.

2011-05-02 13:11:00

Market Open Tuesdays and Fridays, May to November HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Farmers Open Air Market will return to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center on May 3, providing Harrisburg-area residents and visitors an opportunity to purchase locally grown food directly from producers, acting Agriculture Secretary George Greig said today. The market will be open from 9 a.m.

2011-04-20 00:00:30

The Green Getaways, Local Food and Travel Expo in Brooklyn is the first of its kind carbon-free event to be held at Skylight One Hanson in Downtown Brooklyn.

2011-03-30 23:01:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more Americans are asking questions about where their food comes from, but few are going so far as to think about who picked it. Farmworkers remain in the shadows.

2011-03-30 16:06:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation of U.S. officials representing the legislative and non-profit arenas recently traveled to Malawi to visit the Chitsanzo Milk Bulking Group.

2011-02-10 01:38:09

Trees growing on farms will be essential to future development.

2011-02-02 11:31:00

GREELEY, Colo., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three contract growers for Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) were honored last week by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association for environmental excellence at their family-owned farms.

2011-02-01 00:37:30

Organic Valley, the nation’s largest organic farmer-owned cooperative, is proud to announce that today 10 of its farmer-owners are receiving National Dairy Quality Awards for 2010 at the National Mastitis Council’s annual meeting in Arlington, Va. La Farge, WI (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest organic farmer-owned cooperative, is proud to announce that today 10 of its farmer-owners are receiving National Dairy Quality Awards for 2010 at the...

2011-01-08 10:45:00

Celebrates Many Agricultural Accomplishments during the Past Eight Years HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.


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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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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.