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2013-12-07 23:02:07

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Digital Economy - E-Health, E-Government and E-Education Essential to the Future” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-digital-economy-e-health-e-government-and-e-education-essential-to-the-future. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Global Digital Economy - E-Health, E-Government and E-Education Essential to the Future Technology developments now shape the future for...

2013-12-03 23:29:57

Antiaging Medicine and Research will highlight the issue of "Aging Youth ", in addition to Obesity, Hormone imbalances, Skin Care, Aesthetics and Stress Management in its upcoming 5th Anti-aging conference "INDOMEDICON" to be held on 14-16th, Feb 2014 at Hotel Holiday Inn, Mumbai, India, says Dr.Deepak Chaturvedi, the President of "Indomedicon". Mumbai ,India (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 In their current fast pacing and stressful lives, people are aging faster....

2013-11-29 23:23:12

In this inspiring and informative guide, aimed at both aspiring and experienced urban farmers alike, Peterson explores some of the surprising places one can start a garden, grow your own healthy food and build an Urban Farm Lifestyle. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 What do windowsills, fire escapes, and rooftops have in common? They are all urban gardens just waiting to happen! Grow Wherever You Go! is a newly-released guide written by urban farmer Greg Peterson that aims to...

2013-11-24 23:04:36

After high price growth for the industry over the past five years, continued price growth is expected to subside in the five years to 2018, thus reducing overall revenue growth compared with the past five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Corn Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 The Corn Farming industry experienced fresh growth over the five years to 2013, mainly due to...

2013-11-21 11:39:12

Dr Alexander Bridger, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Huddersfield, has published a new paper that explores ways to qualitatively study the urban environments of Manchester. The paper outlines how mobile methods and documentary strategies (diaries, cameras and maps) can be used to document and reflect on the research process and to consider the political implications of urbanism and gentrification. Alexander considers the work of the Situationist International and...


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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
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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