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2014-06-23 23:08:28

DMG Productions explores agricultural finance. St.

2014-06-17 16:27:13

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it has agreed to issue $75 million of Tier 1 capital

2014-06-05 16:30:10

MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc.

2014-06-04 16:27:05

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) has declared a quarterly dividend per share on each of Farmer Mac's

2014-05-21 08:23:48

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade, who markets and sells the GreenDrop Recycling Stations, is pleased to announce that Farmer Bros. Co.

2014-05-16 23:06:36

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Atlanta, IN (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Beck's announced today that they will be featured

2014-05-16 08:26:59

HOUSTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 15th the Houston Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) installed its 2014 officers, including President-Elect, Dr.

2014-04-28 16:32:44

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) and the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network (HVFN) are hosting two workshops on farm leasing for farmers and agricultural

2014-04-09 23:25:08

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in precision agriculture. Plainfield, WI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Precision Water Works, Inc., announced

2014-04-09 12:23:29

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust today announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed Coordinator

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...

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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