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2014-09-15 08:30:55

Winning projects seek to improve profitability for New York Farms. SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing inputs, improving yields, testing new production practices, and fighting pests naturally are some of the goals for the projects researchers will test in the field next year thanks to recent grant awards. The knowledge gained will help farmers across the state improve their bottom line. The New York Farm Viability Institute (NYFVI) Board of Directors is proud to...

2014-09-14 23:02:07

A regional tour of over 40 family farms in Western NC takes place Sept 20&21. At Living Web Farms, participants will see traditional mountain agricultural techniques, learn cooking and farming skills, and can even enjoy a 4-course meal. Mills River, NC (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Jeremy Griste prefers to do everything by hand. He’s the farm manager at the Mills River Educational Farm, a property overseen by Living Web Farms. The mission of Living Web Farms, a non-profit organization,...

2014-09-10 04:21:10

North Carolina Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid 2014, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Sept. 13, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 20,000 fans to shine a spotlight on good food and family farmers. North Carolina farmers, businesses and nonprofit organizations are pitching in to provide concertgoers with family farm experiences that showcase the stories of food...

2014-09-08 12:33:59

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "GIS Market in North America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A GIS is a system or a set of tools used to interpret business and geospatial data. It integrates hardware, software, and data for processing business and geographically referenced data. This system digitizes the received geospatial data and processes them to provide the desired...

2014-09-03 23:07:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Mobile Wallet Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The global mobile wallet market gets a boost from the increasing smartphone penetration, increasing mobile data usage, and government-led initiatives. The convenient and environment-friendly nature of mobile wallet industry also propels the market. The...

2014-09-03 08:34:56

New Location Donating 50% of Opening Day Sales to Batson Children's Hospital FLOWOOD, Miss., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse(®) is debuting its newest restaurant location in Flowood, Mississippi, opening its doors at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 8. To show its support of the local community, 50% of the restaurant's opening day sales (up to $5,000.00) will be donated to Batson Children's Hospital, benefitting the Pediatric Neuromuscular Center and Camp Rainbow. The...

2014-09-02 23:02:49

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Anti-aging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Anti-aging is proving to be a lucrative business with products and services such as anti-wrinkle treatments and products, hair restoration treatments, hair color, radio frequency-device based treatments, and breast augmentation becoming much sought...

2014-09-02 04:21:22

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - today announced the launch of its new fully-featured website coruralhealth.org. The new site reflects CRHC's commitment to providing resources and tools for rural healthcare providers and its role as the clearinghouse for rural health information. Other integral features include the cross-platform integration...

2014-08-29 08:22:03

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Research Report on Global and China Collagen Industry, a 156 pages market intelligence premium study published in August 2014. This research provides data and information on 2009-2019 capacity production, price, cost, profit, production value, gross margin and much more on the collagen market. Complete report is available at http://www.deepresearchreports.com/111930.html. This is a professional...

2014-08-28 23:14:58

Longevity is Life, USA specializes in online educational courses for Longevity Medicine Professionals, which is one of the most scientifically proven and fastest growing medical specialties, gaining rapid and widespread acceptance among doctors and patients as a framework for cultivating lifelong habits for healthy living. In addition, Longevity is Live, USA allows doctors increase their cash incomes and decrease their dependence on third party insurance. Florida (PRWEB) August 28, 2014...


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

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
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'