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2010-12-21 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: DEYU), a vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the land use rights to approximately 8,600 acres of farmland located in Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province. The Company paid $4.1 million in exchange for ownership rights for periods...

2010-12-16 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: DEYU), a vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains, today provided its revenue and earnings outlook for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending December 31, 2010. For the fourth quarter of 2010, the Company expects revenue to be in the range of $31.5 to $35.0 million and net income available to common...

2010-12-10 10:00:00

BUFFALO, Minn., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gar-Lin Dairy Farms was named Minnesota's 2010 Producers of the Year by Minnesota Milk Producers Association during the Midwest Dairy Expo on November 30 in St. Cloud, Minn. Each year Minnesota Milk recognizes one outstanding dairy operation as the Producers of the Year for having a proven commitment to the dairy industry, managing their farm for future generations, and for being active in their local community. Gar-Lin Dairy Farms is a...

2010-11-24 09:54:00

LIVINGSTON, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, President Obama pardoned the California-raised National Thanksgiving Turkey - Apple, and his alternate, Cider - in a traditional pre-Thanksgiving ceremony held in the White House Rose Garden. The national birds, raised by Livingston, Calif.-based, family-owned poultry company Foster Farms, were presented by Yubert Envia, National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman and Vice President of Turkey for Foster Farms. The National...

2010-11-17 15:22:00

BEIJING, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: DEYU), a vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains, announced today that it has entered into a series of control agreements with the majority equity owners of Deyufarm Innovation Food (Beijing) Co., Ltd. ("Deyufarm"), a manufacturer of instant organic multi-grain packaged food in China. Deyufarm, through...

2010-11-17 10:45:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thanksgiving, the Presidential Turkeys will be making their way into classrooms across the country -- albeit virtually. As part of its statewide agriculture education program, California Agriculture in the Classroom (CFAITC) today announced the availability of a new downloadable video along with classroom curriculum materials and content to help schoolchildren nationwide learn about the Presidential Turkey Pardon taking place this...

2010-11-16 21:47:43

Transforming vacant urban lots into farms and community gardens could provide Detroit residents with a majority of their fruits and vegetables. As city officials ponder proposals for urban farms, a Michigan State University study indicates that a combination of urban farms, community gardens, storage facilities and hoop houses "“ greenhouses used to extend the growing season "“ could supply local residents with more than 75 percent of their vegetables and more than 40 percent of...

2010-10-29 09:17:00

BEIJING, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: DEYU), an emerging, vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and various grains, today is commenting on the rising price of corn and its impact on the Company. "According to the Distribution Productivity Promotion Center of China Commerce, the market price of corn in China has increased by almost 16% year on year,...

2010-10-26 22:20:03

As agricultural leaders across the globe look for ways to increase investments in agriculture to boost world food production, experts in African livestock farming are meeting in Addis Ababa this week to deliberate on ways to get commercialized farm production, access to markets, innovations, gender issues and pro-poor policies right for Africa's millions of small-scale livestock farmers and herders. More than 70 percent of Africa's rural poor are livestock farmers. Each farm animal raised is...

2010-10-06 22:30:00

BEIJING, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECBI) ("Deyu Agriculture" or the "Company"), an emerging, vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and various grains, today announced the acquisition of land use rights to approximately 53,000 mu (8,731 acres) of ecological farmland in Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province. The farmland will be used exclusively for the cultivation...


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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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