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2014-01-02 16:21:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating the 60(th) anniversary of the show's iconic milkshake served by the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association. The sculpture, sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, takes its cue from the number one song in 1954, "Shake, Rattle and Roll" and features a family enjoying a delicious...

2014-01-02 08:23:35

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladstone Land Corporation (NASDAQ: LAND) ("Gladstone Land" or the "Company") announced today that it has acquired a 1,895-acre farm in the Columbia Basin of the Pacific Northwest for $13.9 million. The property has center pivot irrigation and has been farmed for row crop vegetables for decades. In connection with the acquisition, the Company executed a ten-year lease with three, five-year options to extend with a large farming operation...

2013-12-30 23:02:33

Changing consumer preferences toward organic meats and dairy will increase the demand for high-value organic hay. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Hay and Crop Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The Hay and Crop Farming industry, primarily comprising hay and sugar beets, largely depends on downstream demand and demand for substitute products. Overall, industry revenue is expected...

2013-12-27 12:22:37

KALUGA, Russia, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anatoly Artamonov, the Governor of Kaluga region located some 180 km to the southwest of Moscow, took part in the ceremony of commissioning a top-notch family cattle farm in the village of Plyuskovo, Kozelsk region. The project of this robotized agricultural outlet has been implemented in the format of a special-purpose program for the development of cattle breeding farms in the Kaluga region in the period of 2012...

2013-12-20 23:02:45

Demand for the Livestock Production Support Services industry is growing in line with larger cattle and pig herds, bigger broiler flocks and increased milk production; furthermore, through 2018, revenue in the downstream livestock industries is forecast to grow as the economy improves and demand recovers at the retail level, which bodes well for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Livestock Production Support Services industry in...

2013-11-29 23:23:12

In this inspiring and informative guide, aimed at both aspiring and experienced urban farmers alike, Peterson explores some of the surprising places one can start a garden, grow your own healthy food and build an Urban Farm Lifestyle. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 What do windowsills, fire escapes, and rooftops have in common? They are all urban gardens just waiting to happen! Grow Wherever You Go! is a newly-released guide written by urban farmer Greg Peterson that aims to...

2013-11-24 23:04:36

After high price growth for the industry over the past five years, continued price growth is expected to subside in the five years to 2018, thus reducing overall revenue growth compared with the past five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Corn Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 The Corn Farming industry experienced fresh growth over the five years to 2013, mainly due to...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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