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2013-02-12 23:03:46

Compassion Tea Company is now selling its tea and accessories at the Calabasas Farmer´s Market on Saturday mornings. Since 2011, Compassion Tea Company has sold exclusively through its online store in order to share tea, save lives, and donates 100% of its after-tax profits to CompassioNow, a non-profit that sends medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, and funding for staff and projects to rural African clinics. Clovis, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Compassion Tea Company has joined the...

2013-02-01 23:03:10

Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Wisconsin State Farmer that discusses Wisconsin´s two-day agribusiness event. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 On February 1, Colle Farmers Market responds to this year´s 51st annual Wisconsin Crop Management Conference and Trade Show, a two-day event that had over 1,500 attendees. The event attendees were comprised of various sects of Wisconsin´s “agribusiness manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and...

2013-01-26 23:04:28

Following an op-ed piece published by the Inter Press Service which discusses the growing popularity of organic produce and products, Colle Farmers Market offers their thoughts. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 On January 25, 2013, Colle Farmers Market responds to a recent article published by Inter Press Service regarding how organic food is trending. According to the op-ed piece from Inter Press Service, “the area of land certified as organic still makes up just 0.9 percent of...

2013-01-19 23:04:25

Following an article published by Agri-View which discusses what the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 means for farmers, Colle Farmers Market offers a response. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 On January 18, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Agri-View concerning the effect that Congress´ fiscal cliff deal will have on farmers. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 is what helped Congress come to a solution to avoid the impending “fiscal...

Complex Games Lead To Irrational Decision Making
2013-01-08 15:04:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When playing complicated games such as chess in which there are many different types of moves that are possible and required to win, researchers have found that a person's actions tend to become less rational — a discovery that could have profound implications for complex organizations like Wall Street. Simple games such as Tic-Tac-Toe (called ℠Noughts and Crosses´ in the UK) have only a handfull of possible,...


Latest Farmer Reference Libraries

Plough (Plow)
2013-07-31 09:25:38

Plough or plow is a tool used by farmers in order to prepare a field for the planting of a crop. By using this tool the farmer is able to overturn the soil, bringing up nutrients, while covering weeds and other remnants for added compost. Aeration of the soil is also achieved, giving a fresh moisture absorbing base for the planting of a crop. Horses and oxen have been the traditional way, since human powered plows were not as sufficient, that farmers plowed their fields. In places where...

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2008-05-07 17:00:28

The Boerboel is a very large South African working breed. It was originally bred to be a farmer's dog and to defend the homestead. It is a heavy mastiff breed that is obedient, intelligent and dominant. It is thought that the breed was derived from interbreeding African species with French, British and Dutch breeds. The Boerboel should stand 23 to 28 inches high and can weigh between 154 and 200 pounds. It is a well-balanced, substantial breed. Its head is one of its most recognizable...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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