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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...

2010-06-11 11:10:00

Joshua Group Members to Farm Plot on Elmerton Avenue HARRISBURG, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture is helping the Joshua Group build upon its mission of teaching urban youth about farming and how to grow, harvest and sell vegetables in their community, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. The department is offering a three-quarter-acre parcel of state farmland to the organization to help it meet demand for produce and become more...

2010-06-09 11:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today shared an industry update with Pennsylvania's dairy leaders and celebrated Dairy Month with a 90-gallon ice cream sundae served on the Capitol steps. "Celebrating June as Dairy Month shines a spotlight on Pennsylvania's top agricultural sector that generates more than $4.5 billion in total economic impact each year," said Redding. "We take this time to recognize our state's 7,400 dairy farm...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers has improved significantly over findings in the previous two surveys. In the Western Region, an additional 13 percent of respondents feel more positive about their income. "What's happening on Western farms and ranches mirrors the global economy - we're beginning to see improvement," said Charles McElligott, Managing Director and Senior Vice President of the...

2010-05-28 18:07:13

The more efficient dairy farmers are in managing nitrogen, the more milk their cows will produce and the less nitrogen will be wasted in manure and urine, according a study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators. ARS soil scientist J. Mark Powell at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison, Wis., worked with ARS agricultural engineer Clarence Rotz at the ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit in University Park, Pa., and Australian...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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