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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.

2011-01-06 08:30:00

Sculpture Showcases Dairy Industry's Partnership with NFL HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today as the centerpiece of the 95th Pennsylvania Farm Show, which will open Saturday, Jan. 8.

2010-12-21 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp.

2010-12-16 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp.


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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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