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2013-01-06 05:02:30

Exploring advancements in soil-tissue testing and analysis. Fairbury, IL (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 United Soils, Inc. announced today that they will be featured on an upcoming episode of American Farmer, produced by DMG Productions. For over 20 years, United Soils, Inc. has been a high-quality, dependable service provider of soil-plant tissue field services / testing & analysis. United Soils, Inc. recently launched i-F.A.R.M., a new web-based precision ag software, including a mobile...

2012-10-29 12:11:29

An Indiana University study that looked at consumers who buy locally grown and produced foods through farmer's markets and community-supported agriculture programs found the venues largely attract a "privileged" class of shoppers. "Our findings present a need for broadening local food opportunities beyond the privileged, higher-income consumer, through alternative payment plans and strategic efforts that make fresh foods accessible to a diversity of people," said James Farmer, assistant...

2012-10-13 04:02:05

Combine Rental Offering and Data Analytics Platform Help Farmers Maximize Harvest Efficiency and Improve Profitability Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Today, DMG Productions announced that MachineryLink, the experts in combine rental programs and proprietary harvest information services, will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer in early 2013. The segment will showcase MachineryLink´s combine rental business and data analytics platform, helping growers...


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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