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2014-10-20 12:23:44

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Rangeland Trust awarded the Stone Family of Yolo County the Conservationist of the Year Award at their yearly fundraiser, A Western Affair. The Rangeland Trust awards this honor to an individual or family that models sustainable conservation practices on ranchlands. For decades, the Stone Family has been blazing a trail in preserving natural resources and wildlife habitats on their 7,500-acre ranch, Yolo Land and...

2014-10-15 12:33:48

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced it is working with Nestle to provide feed and forage training, nutrition services and laboratory services at Nestle Dairy Farming Institute (DFI), a dairy training center located in Shuangcheng, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China. "We are pleased to partner with Nestle, one of our largest customers, to deliver value to China's dairy and forage crop producers," said Chris Policinski, president and...

2014-10-09 23:06:47

Notion Brings Real-Time Intelligence to Homeowners and SMBs; System Designed to Integrate with Apple HomeKit, Nest, and IFTTT Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Notion, a Boulder Techstars Company, today announced that Kickstarter funding for its home intelligence system had surpassed $200k with more than 1,000 backers. Notion is still available on Kickstarter until October 16, 2014, here: http://bit.ly/prwebdemoday. Notion allows businesses, home owners, property managers and vacation...

2014-10-03 08:25:32

Offers Five Fixes for Youth in Central America BALTIMORE, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Relief Services applauds the Administration's plan to allow several thousand Central American young children to apply for refugee status in the United States from their home countries as a first step to address the needs of so many children fleeing violence. The 4,000 refugee visas that would be allocated to people living in Latin America and the Caribbean are necessary but not...

Central Park soil
2014-10-02 03:05:28

Noah Fierer, University of Colorado at Boulder Soil microbes that thrive in the deserts, rainforests, prairies and forests of the world can also be found living beneath New York City’s Central Park, according to a surprising new study led by Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder. The research team analyzed 596 soil samples collected from across Central Park’s 843 acres and discovered a stunning diversity of below-ground life, most of which had never been...

2014-10-02 08:26:00

GoldieBlox will inspire the next generation of engineers as they bring the magic of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to life on a new float debuting this November OAKLAND, Calif. and NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoldieBlox, the award-winning toy company out to inspire girls today announced with Macy's, that they will bring the magic of design and engineering to life in the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(®). Appropriately named "The Girl-Powered Spinning...

2014-10-01 15:02:38

Families and individuals often find themselves questioning where they should be living, in the city or in the country. The question of whether urban living is better or worse than rural living involves a number of issues and factors, but the bottom line is choosing a place to live that provides the best quality of life for that family or individual. When considering whether to live in an urban or rural area, health and wellness is always a top concern. It is a medical fact that living in...

2014-09-25 23:04:16

Consolidation activity will continue to change the landscape of the industry and create larger farms that are more efficient and technologically advanced. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Dairy Farms industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Dairy Farms industry has teetered on the edge of growth in the five years to 2014. Industry revenue displayed an average annual decline during the...

2014-09-25 08:29:23

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), one of the world's leading alfalfa seed companies, has entered into a distribution agreement with Maxim International (Private) Limited, one of the largest livestock input companies in Pakistan. Maxim, as S&W's exclusive distributor in Pakistan, will stock and supply S&W's elite alfalfa seed brands in Pakistan. Pakistan represents a significant new opportunity for sales of S&W's high...

2014-09-22 16:31:42

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rqrt7k/gis_market_in_the) has announced the addition of the "GIS Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rqrt7k/gis_market_in_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A GIS is a system or a set of tools that interpret geographical or geospatial data or...


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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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