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2012-04-12 06:22:50

DENVER, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Two Rivers Water Company (OTC QB: TURV) (http://www.2riverswater.com) announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire the operating assets of Dionisio Produce & Farms, LLC, including 150 acres of high yield irrigated farmland and 150 shares in the Bessemer Mutual Ditch Company, a senior water right on the main stem of the Arkansas River. Dionisio Produce & Farms has been producing vegetable crops in Pueblo County, Colorado since the...

2012-02-29 08:00:00

PLEASANT PLAIN, Ohio, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans are increasingly turning to honest, authentic products made from farm-sourced ingredients for their families. Now, with the introduction of Nutrition Boosters and a new line of biscuits and treats from LM Farms(TM) they can do the same for their pets. For more than 40 years, LM Farms(TM) has produced natural products for small animals and birds. This spring, the much-loved and trusted pet-specialty brand will expand...

2012-02-16 14:00:00

More than 459,000 Acres on 4,243 Farms Saved Since 1988 HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has added 1,470 additional acres of land to its nationally recognized farmland preservation program under action by the Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board at its meeting today in Harrisburg. The 14 newly preserved farms are located in Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cumberland, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Northampton and...

2012-02-09 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, urban agriculture development company Aquaponic Modular Production Systems (AMPS) debuted its new project - the very first aeroponic farm in New Orleans. Hollygrove Farm and Market is hosting the AMPS design to showcase an innovative way to grow fresh produce for the community sustainably - recirculating farming. Recirculating farms use clean recycled water in place of soil to grow food. "Aeroponics" is one type of these farms,...

2012-02-06 07:20:00

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Problem: By 2050, 80% of the population will reside in urban centers and human population will increase by about 3 billion. Estimated amount of NEW land needed for food: about 25% more than the entire country of Brazil; however, 85% of suitable land for raising crops is already in use (Source: NASA), making that needed expansion impossible. Solution: Energy-reduction technology coupled with Controlled Environment Agriculture (Greenhouse Grown Produce,...

2012-02-01 06:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the largest hospitality partner to North America's premier sports stadiums, convention centers, and entertainment venues, is proud to announce a ground breaking partnership with Farm Aid, and one of its founders, Indiana legend John Mellencamp, that will make Indianapolis' Super Bowl XLVI the first ever to offer HOMEGROWN chili, sourced from sustainable family farms. To make Super Bowl XLVI a true Heartland experience,...

2011-12-15 10:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board today voted to preserve 2,331 additional acres on 21 farms in 17 counties through the state's nationally recognized farmland preservation program. The newly preserved farms are located in Adams, Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Columbia, Crawford, Dauphin, Erie, Franklin, Lebanon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northumberland, Perry, Washington, Wayne and Westmoreland counties. "Since I joined...

2011-12-13 10:16:00

Today's Agriculture to Feature Modern Production Practices HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show, January 7 - 14, can experience a new, innovative display that brings the farm to families. "Today's Agriculture," a 10,000-square-foot exhibit, coordinated by PennAg Industries Association, on behalf of the Pennsylvania Alliance for Livestock Care and Well?Being and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, will help...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

Villarreal Family Farm is Revitalizing a Vacant City Lot and Breathing Life Into the Northern End of the Central West End. Saint Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Villarreal Family Farm, the leading provider of locally-produced, Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) farm fresh eggs, poultry and produce, today announced that they are expanding their Saint Louis County backyard farming operations to a previously vacant city-owned lot located at 4539 Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri....

2011-10-14 09:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Agricultural Lands Preservation Board has preserved an additional 1,788 acres on 19 farms in 12 counties for future generations through the state's nationally recognized farmland preservation program. The preserved farms are located in Berks, Blair, Cambria, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Monroe, Somerset, Sullivan, Union, Washington, Westmoreland and York counties. During the program's 23-year history, 455,208 acres on...


Latest Farms Reference Libraries

Hill farming
2013-09-20 13:07:03

Hill farming involves using is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers generally do not have access to winter fodder for their cattle, therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the...

Hill Farming
2013-08-05 10:40:24

Hill farming is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers do not have access to winter fodder for the cattle; therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the highlands of Scotland. The harsh...

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