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decline of west
2015-04-28 08:11:24

The “decline of the West” due to ageing population is an exaggerated fear, new research from the University of Oxford suggests. The paper argues that some countries in Western Europe together with the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand now have birth rates that are relatively close to replacement and that developed countries are well placed to deal with ageing populations.

2015-04-21 23:11:39

Growth in consumption of milk and other dairy products in overseas markets in Asia and the Middle East has translated into increased demand for raw milk from dairy manufacturers and processors.

2015-04-16 08:25:40

9 GREAT DAYS, 9 GREAT WAYS TO CELEBRATE WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From April 18 through 26, the National

2015-04-14 12:23:14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning at the state and national level leads to more efficient investments in infrastructure, better resilience in the face of climate

2015-04-07 16:24:42

50 Radio Hosts, Members of Congress, Law Enforcement to Debate Obama Policies WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest annual immigration-media event,

2015-04-02 12:28:17

Annual professional development event offers 38 educational sessions and peer networking HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the

2015-04-02 12:23:55

WINCHENDON, Mass., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Farms Inc., DBA White's Mill Farms, announced

2015-03-31 08:33:25

Company Lets Media Outlets Capture the Social Perspective Next to Popular Stories like Carnival and Gain new Digital Revenues GRONINGEN, Netherlands, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 08:36:15

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A panel of experts will discuss the critical relationship between immigration reform, agriculture and wider economic growth on Tuesday, March 31,


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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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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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