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2014-09-25 08:29:23

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-15 08:30:55

Winning projects seek to improve profitability for New York Farms. SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept.

2014-09-14 23:02:07

A regional tour of over 40 family farms in Western NC takes place Sept 20&21.

2014-09-10 04:21:10

North Carolina Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival RALEIGH, N.C., Sept.

2014-08-08 08:27:45

DENVER, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc.

2014-07-23 23:10:11

TeraGanix, Inc., a Texas-based company that provides farming and gardening supplies, has recently opened a second production center in Casa

2014-07-16 16:21:40

Alma, Ontario dairy farm recognized for their efforts during Dairy Farmers of Canada Annual General Meeting FREDERICTON, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Dairy Farmers of Canada

2014-07-10 16:24:52

First Farm Expected to Produce Milk in First Half of 2017 ABBOTT PARK, Ill.

2014-06-30 20:23:14

CARLINVILLE, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During June Dairy Month, Prairie Farms Poured It On

2014-06-28 16:34:34

Does organic farming foster biodiversity?


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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