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North Carolina’s “10% Farm to Fork” Campaign is encouraging the state’s citizens to spend more on locally grown produce.
American Farmer takes a look at the innovative companies and new agricultural advancements taking place in the industry. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2013
Compassion Tea Company is now selling its tea and accessories at the Calabasas Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings.
Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Wisconsin State Farmer that discusses Wisconsin’s two-day agribusiness event. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB)
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,
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...
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...