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2014-06-09 12:32:14

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Pre-Harvest Market: By Types(Primary Tillage Equipments, Secondary Tillage Equipments, Planting Equipments, Irrigation Equipments, Plant Protection and Fertilizing Equipments, Others), By Geography: Trends & Forecasts To...

2014-06-05 08:31:00

AFIKIM, Israel, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk planned, supervised and equipped project - up and running in China TianNing farm [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEuOry-qoZo ], a new dairy project in China's Ningxia province, is off to an impressive start. The design was coordinated by Afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ], and equipped with Afimilk's milking system and herd management system, the farm was planned to house 6,000 cows and 4,000 heifers. (Logo:...

2014-05-15 23:06:14

With USA patented Robotic Farms Technology, unlimited crops can be grown worldwide with harvests of more agriculture per acre ever recorded in history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Robotic Farms LLC, an agricultural technology firm, is charted to build thousands of Gravity Grow Domes worldwide over the next decade under contract with food distributors to supply 100% organic fruits and vegetables. A single, 30,000 square foot disaster proof Grow Dome is equipped with 2,100 Robotic...

2014-05-04 23:00:35

After a period of decline, the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry is set to return to growth as conditions improve and the Australian dollar depreciates. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry's main activities are divided into farm produce...

2014-05-02 16:21:41

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 Census of Agriculture released today shows a nationwide drop in land devoted to agricultural production from 922 million acres in 2007 to less than 915 million acres. This reduction continues a downward trend that has resulted in a 72 million acre decrease of land in agriculture since 1982. The census counts land devoted to cropland, woodland, pasture and rangeland, and farmsteads and farm buildings, but does not track changes in...

2014-04-15 23:10:42

Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Plant factory market forecast analysis indicates that markets at $403 million in 2013 are anticipated to reach $1.97 billion by 2020. Growth is a result of the unmitigated march of automated process driven by the semiconductor industry, by microprocessors, and more directly by the need for food...

2014-04-15 23:09:12

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” research report to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.com. Lewes, DE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Worldwide vertical farming markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and...

2014-03-31 16:27:59

HYDE PARK, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fabulous Beekman Boys Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of Beekman 1802 Monday joined American Farmland Trust and The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to host a screening of The First Season, a powerful documentary about dairy farming in New York, to raise awareness in CIA students about the issues faced by farmers. The First Season directed by Rudd Simmons, producer of compelling Hollywood films such as The Road, Dead Man...

2014-03-25 12:23:43

MIFFLINTOWN, Pa., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today recognized the innovation of Pennsylvania farmers during a tour of Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Juniata County, as part of National Agriculture Day. "Pennsylvania's more than 59,300 farm families produced $7.3 billion worth of agriculture products last year, and our communities continue to benefit," said Greig. "Our farmers are working every day to be more efficient and...

2014-02-19 16:21:24

Preservation Board Approves $30 Million Investment in Saving Farmland for 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 2,359 additional acres on 26 farms in 13 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program. The board preserved farms in Berks, Butler, Chester, Crawford, Cumberland, Erie, Juniata, Lancaster, Lycoming, Northampton, Perry, Union and York counties....


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'