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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...

2013-01-24 23:00:35

Sustainable Farming with Hybrid Aquaponics Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 24, 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...

2012-12-15 05:03:05

Although health-related trends affecting meat consumption limit demand, export demand from emerging economies keeps revenue buoyant. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Farm Animal Feed Production industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 In the past several decades, marked changes in livestock production have paralleled shifts in farm animal feed formulation. Bolstered by spikes in feed prices and...

2012-12-12 05:02:25

FreeWebsite.com released an article today about the importance of farmers being online and offers all farmers a farm website template to use. (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Today, FreeWebsite.com released an article about how farmers need to be online in order to stay connected to modern consumers. If potential clients look up a farm on the Internet and find no information, they will most likely find a competitor instead. This is why it is imperative for farms to have a professional looking...


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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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