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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...

2010-10-06 13:00:00

Entries, Payment Can be Made Online HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Schedules, registration information, rules, and animal health requirements for the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show are now available in the 2011 Premium List, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. The 2011 Farm Show will take place Saturday, Jan. 8 - Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Redding said the premium list is available at...

2010-09-30 03:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Aid today announced that Jamey Johnson will join the all-star lineup for its annual benefit concert, Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America, on Saturday, October 2, at Miller Park. Johnson will join Farm Aid president and founder Willie Nelson and board members John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jason Mraz, Jeff Tweedy, Band of Horses, Amos Lee, Robert Francis, BoDeans, Lukas...

2010-09-27 15:20:00

Harrisburg Hosts Largest Livestock Show in Eastern U.S. HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today invited the public to visit the 54th Keystone International Livestock Exposition, or KILE, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg from Sept. 27 - Oct. 3. KILE is the largest livestock show on the East Coast. "It is an honor to host a major livestock show that, each year, continues to grow--now attracting...

2010-09-22 13:34:00

Sept. 22 Marks Official Anniversary of Historic Farm Aid Concert CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 22, 1985, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young organized the first Farm Aid concert to help family farmers stay on their land. Twenty-five years later, with the added support of Dave Matthews, who joined the Farm Aid board of directors in 2001, Farm Aid leaders say the organization is going strong. "We've come a long way from the farm crisis of the...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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