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2011-11-25 08:00:00

Eco1st has recently implemented an equipment rental option that makes this high quality, result driven technology affordable for every Farmer looking for that edge to increase profits.

2011-10-14 09:40:37

While international pest management programs have long relied on farmer cooperation to spread pest control information at larger scales.

2011-10-07 13:30:43

Each year, plant viruses and fungal attacks lead to crop losses of up to 30 percent.

2011-09-13 18:40:00

According to Neblett, Beard & Arsenault's Richard J.

2011-09-03 07:00:00

One farmer utilizing the Irrigation Enhancer on his potato farmer in St.


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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
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.