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2014-01-31 23:34:59

In response to an article published by Examiner, local vegetables advocate Colle Farmers Market, commends Big City Farms for creating a network of organic farms in Baltimore and why urban organic

2014-01-04 12:20:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

2013-12-30 23:02:33

Changing consumer preferences toward organic meats and dairy will increase the demand for high-value organic hay.

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

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,


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.