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2010-09-17 11:11:00

Six-day Event Begins Saturday, Sept. 18, in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today invited the public to attend the 47th All-American Dairy Show, to be held Sept. 18-23 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. "The All-American Dairy Show is known worldwide as a premier dairy show, and for 47 years, Pennsylvania has been proud to host this event," said Redding. "It's not only a week to...

2010-09-01 10:21:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmville is fun, but if you think you might have real "dirt in your veins," take the next step and see what it takes for a California farmer to grow real broccoli, harvest real rice or manage a real herd of dairy cows. You can be there in the time it takes to click your mouse thanks to Know a California Farmer (http://www.KnowACaliforniaFarmer.com). This interactive farm and ranch experience is brought to you by hundreds of farmers...

2010-08-31 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's leading innovative dairy solutions provider, today announced that Giovanna "Gigi" Vita has been appointed to the position of President, Fonterra North America. Vita joins a company that has been providing innovative dairy ingredient solutions to leading food companies in North America for more 60 years, focused on ingredients for cheese, cultured products, paediatric and functional nutrition,...

2010-08-18 15:55:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright County Eggs of Galt, Iowa used unauthorized egg cartons to package and sell eggs under the Dutch Farms name without Dutch Farms knowledge. These eggs, along with eggs packaged under more than ten other brand names are now subject to a product recall (announced 8/15/10). The unauthorized Dutch Farms eggs were distributed to Walgreens only in the following states: Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota and Arkansas. Legal...

2010-08-11 07:05:00

Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jason Mraz, Jeff Tweedy, Band of Horses, The BoDeans, Amos Lee and Robert Francis to Join Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews at Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America MILWAUKEE, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid today announced an expanded lineup that crosses genres for its 25th anniversary music and food festival on Saturday, October 2, at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jason Mraz, Jeff...

2010-08-02 11:00:00

Board Members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews to headline Oct. 2 all-star music and food festival MILWAUKEE, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid took to the field today to reveal details about its 25th anniversary benefit concert, scheduled for Oct. 2 at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined executive director Carolyn Mugar by webcast at an on-field news conference at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers to...

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2010-08-02 11:00:00

British food safety officials said Monday they plan to investigate a claim that milk from the offspring of a cloned cow was on sale for public consumption. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is set to investigate a report in Friday's International Herald Tribune newspaper, and the disclosure has provoked concern among some farming campaigners. However, the body that represents Britain's dairy industry said there was no danger. The newspaper quoted a British dairy farmer saying that he was...

2010-07-06 08:25:00

BEIJING, July 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 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 that it has retained CCG Investor Relations ("CCG") to design and execute its investor relations campaign. Headquartered in Beijing, Deyu Agriculture principally operates in...

2010-06-29 10:45:00

Changes at State Level Needed to Bolster Diary Industry, Restore Lost Equity HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today told the state Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee that while significant work by the Rendell administration has boosted support for Pennsylvania's 7,400 dairy farms, further reforms are necessary to bring about positive, long-term benefits for the state's largest agriculture sector. "For the past 18...

2010-06-25 11:23:00

MADISON, Wis., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following remarks by Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney were released today by the U.S. Department of Justice: It is a great pleasure to be here in Madison, Wisconsin to discuss the important issues facing the dairy industry today. Dairy farming has been a vital American industry since before there was an Antitrust Division, and we are here today to learn about the forces buffeting this important economic sector, and what 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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