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2010-11-17 15:22:00

BEIJING, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp.

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.

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.

2010-10-29 09:17:00

BEIJING, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp.

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.

2010-10-06 22:30:00

BEIJING, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.