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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

2011-08-12 00:00:28

A consortium of community advocates, political leaders and farmers launched SAFE: "Save America’s Food and Economy" - saveamericasfood.org - to protect farms and agriculture from the impact of H.R.

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Online program ‘Producing Excellence’ introduces America to our nation’s hardworking farmers and ranchers.

2011-07-21 12:18:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Farm Aid and the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame announced that Farm Aid founder and president Willie Nelson will be inducted into the Agricultural Hall of Fame.

2011-06-16 14:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional 1,469 acres of prime farmland on 16 farms have been protected through Pennsylvania's nationally recognized farmland preservation program, the Department of Agriculture said today. "Pennsylvania is the national leader in farmland preservation, and today 16 more families protected their land from development, ensuring it will continue to be farmed for many generations," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig.


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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.