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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.

2009-10-02 16:29:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the last five years, Madison County farmer Mike Shuter has maintained the same crop rotation on his farm of two-thirds of his fields in corn and one-third in soybeans.

2009-09-29 13:57:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear announced today that it will be a sponsor and the official t-shirt supplier of Farm Aid 2009 Presented by Horizon Organic in St. Louis on October 4 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.

2009-09-21 10:00:00

LA FARGE, Wis., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Valley Family of Farms, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers, and the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) today announced that Organic Valley is now the official milk supplier for the 28,000-student school district.

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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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