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2013-09-20 23:25:25

Over the past five years, a growing number of individuals shifted to healthy eating and consuming organic produce, resulting in high demand for industry products; additionally, extreme weather conditions damaged many crops for fresh field farmers, so grocery stores and farmers markets quickly turned to hydroponic farmers to meet their demand. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Hydroponic Crop Farming industry in its growing industry report...

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...


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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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.