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2010-06-10 10:30:00

State Adds 34 Farms to Nation-Leading Program, Including 15,000th Preserved Acre in Lebanon County HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board reached a major milestone today by preserving the state's 4,000th farm, ensuring these vital agricultural operations will remain available to produce food and fiber for future generations, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-06-03 12:14:00

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, more than 70 percent of U.S.

2010-06-02 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, on the eve of the U.S.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Rabobank U.S. Farm and Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers has improved significantly over findings from the previous two surveys.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers has improved significantly over findings from the previous two surveys.

2010-05-07 09:35:00

Two Workshops to be Held May 20 in Lebanon County HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm owners who have sold their development rights to preserve the land they work in perpetuity are invited to two free workshops in Lebanon County that are focused on keeping that land profitable, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-04-08 11:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's nation-leading farmland preservation program today expanded to safeguard an additional 1,722 acres on 18 farms -- a move that Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-03-16 04:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America" is the theme of the quarter-century anniversary of Farm Aid, the nonprofit organization led by board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews.

2010-02-18 12:25:00

Producer Panel Meets to Discuss Farm Transition Planning Need, Challenges HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.


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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.