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2014-08-05 12:23:32

National nonprofit celebrates Farmers' Market Week by helping farmers improve animal welfare CHICAGO, Aug.

2014-07-30 23:13:46

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘GIS for Crime Analysis, Law Enforcement and Public Safety,’ profiles how geographic information systems (GIS) has become an effective new crime-fighting

2014-07-28 12:25:28

Proceeds Benefit Boulder Community Hospital Center for Integrative Care and George Karl Foundation BOULDER, Colo., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 4th annual Celestial Seasonings® B Strong

2014-07-23 23:10:11

TeraGanix, Inc., a Texas-based company that provides farming and gardening supplies, has recently opened a second production center in Casa

2014-07-16 16:21:40

Alma, Ontario dairy farm recognized for their efforts during Dairy Farmers of Canada Annual General Meeting FREDERICTON, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Dairy Farmers of Canada

2014-07-15 23:00:13

Professional urban forester and arborist Michael Allen shares his experience and expertise in ‘Dr.

2014-07-14 23:00:16

HFO Trident, New England’s regional distributor of Haas Automation Machine Tools, today announced plans to move its headquarters from 790 Marshall Phelps Road., Windsor, Conn.

2014-07-10 16:25:26

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, July 11, is World Population Day.

2014-07-09 16:23:47

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-07-08 23:12:17

South Florida Med Spa, Wellington Anti-Aging Centre, becomes the only location in the area to offer LiLa’s Strawberry Laser Treatment, a weight loss procedure designed for clients who desire


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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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