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2010-05-07 09:35:00

Two Workshops to be Held May 20 in Lebanon County HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm owners who have sold their development rights to preserve the land they work in perpetuity are invited to two free workshops in Lebanon County that are focused on keeping that land profitable, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-04-20 15:07:00

Redding says Low Milk Prices, Other Factors Hurting Next Generation of Farmers HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding testified today before the U.S.

2010-03-16 04:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America" is the theme of the quarter-century anniversary of Farm Aid, the nonprofit organization led by board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews.

2010-02-11 16:30:30

Smallholder farmers who feed much of the world today and are key to future global food security remain neglected by aid and policies.

2010-02-10 04:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet, animal and lifestyle magazines and websites, is proud to announce the release of the premiere issue of Chickens® magazine, the essential resource for poultry keepers.

2010-02-02 08:27:00

DETROIT, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hantz Farms, LLC, will participate in the Metropolitan Agriculture Innoversity's international workshop on urban agriculture with Michigan State University and other selected organizations from southeast Michigan. The workshop is on February 10, 2010 from 9:00 a.m.

2009-12-29 16:31:00


2009-11-24 15:55:00

Requests USDA Release $290 Million in Funds, Make $60 Million in Cheese Purchases; Asks Congress to Consider Risk Management Subsidy for Producers HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov.

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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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