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2013-08-30 23:22:18

DMG Productions Explores the latest advancements in agriculture. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 DMG Productions proudly announces an upcoming episode of American Farmer, which will air on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EST on RFD-TV. From seed to harvest, livestock and more, American Farmer explores the people, places, and revolutionary technologies impacting all corners of farm country. In this episode, American Farmer audiences will learn about Bruno Rimini Corporation, makers of...

2013-08-22 16:24:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 3,246 additional acres on 45 farms in 19 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program. The board preserved farms in Adams, Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fulton, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Sullivan and Westmoreland counties. Since the program...

2013-08-14 08:33:04

LINCOLN, England, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voting is now underway for the annual RSPB Telegraph Nature of Farming Award, and Vine House Farm's very own Nicholas Watts is one of the finalists having won the round for the Eastern Region. The prestigious RSPB Telegraph Nature of Farming Award recognises the vital work certain farmers do in making a real effort for wildlife on their own farms. Each year the RSPB invites entries from farmers across the UK, with expert...

2013-08-05 12:25:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Farm Bureau Federation announced today the acquisition of Cygnus Business Media's agricultural events and publications. The purchase includes five IDEAg branded farm shows - Minnesota Farmfest, Dakotafest, Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show, Northern Illinois Farm Show and the IDEAg Interconnectivity Conference. The business also publishes Feed & Grain Magazine and Case IH's Farm Forum magazine. "This acquisition is the...

2013-07-29 23:28:19

Despite campaigns for healthy eating, per capita consumption of vegetables has been falling, but fortunately for farmers, high prices have helped offset the decline in demand and have actually caused revenue to grow. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Vegetable Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Vegetables are a staple in the American diet and part of most consumers' daily...

2013-06-13 16:27:32

475,000 Total Acres Now Preserved on Nearly 4,500 Farms HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 1,906 additional acres on 23 farms in 11 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program. The board preserved farms in Berks, Bucks, Cambria, Columbia, Franklin, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton and Wayne counties. Since the program began in 1988,...

2013-05-26 23:01:58

In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% to $75.3 billion. Revenue has been growing steadily due to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth, says IBISWorld. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% to $75.3 billion. Revenue has been growing steadily due...

2013-05-19 23:02:05

Sustainable Farming with Hybrid Aquaponics Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Farming methods have changed many times since man planted the first seed in the ground 10,000 years ago. Most recently, the Green Revolution has transformed farming and dramatically increased farm productivity by using genetically engineered seeds and by applying chemical fertilizers and pesticides. But we are now seeing a backlash to these techniques due to the adverse environmental and health effects of these...

2013-04-18 16:28:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today protected 1,493 additional acres on 18 farms in 12 counties from development through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program. The board preserved farms in Bucks, Carbon, Centre, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Greene, Lancaster, Monroe, Northampton, Northumberland and Pike counties. Since the program began in...

2013-04-04 23:02:07

Following an article about how an organic farm in Wimauma Florida has become a way of life, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement following a Tampa Bay Times article by Laura Reiley regarding the organic farm My Mothers Garden in Wimauma Florida. The organic farm has become a way of life, providing local organic produce for over 20 years. According to Tampa Bay Times, “My Mothers...


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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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