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2014-08-26 08:28:10

BARCELONA, Spain, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barcelona Cooking is the most recommended recreational cooking school in Barcelona according to the travel industry's most important critics, other travellers. The #1 cooking school in Barcelona according to Yelp and with more "Excellent" reviews than any other cooking school in Barcelona on TripAdvisor. Visitors' reviews include accolades such as "An absolute must do in Barcelona," "I'd give this 6 stars if I could" and "Best tour in...

2014-08-21 16:25:46

Preserved Lands Expected to Break Half-Million Acre Mark This Fall HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today announced the protection of 26 Pennsylvania farms totaling 2,363 acres, putting the commonwealth on track to safeguard its half-millionth acre of farmland from development by the end of 2014. Since the program began in 1988, federal, state, county and local governments have invested more than $1.2 billion to preserve...

2014-08-13 12:20:57

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and automotive sectors would continue to be key end-users for global head-up display market during the next five years Traditionally, HUDs have been used in defense and civil aircraft to ensure flight safety. In addition, the use of HUDs is growing in automotive sectors for displaying information such as speed, urgent warning signals and navigation directions within 1.8-2 meters of the driver's field of...

2014-08-08 08:27:45

DENVER, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT:FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire an approximately 690-acre row crop farm in Arkansas for approximately $2.7 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to close prior to September 9, 2014, and is subject to customary closing conditions. "This farm is located within 2 miles of the other Arkansas farm that we have under contract, and is expected to create...

2014-08-05 12:23:32

National nonprofit celebrates Farmers' Market Week by helping farmers improve animal welfare CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded nearly $60,000 in grants to farmers located across the country to help them transition to pasture-based systems, improve the marketing of their humane products, and enrich the conditions in which their farm animals are raised. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133608 24 farmers...

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 tool used by law enforcement agencies to uncover criminal patterns that would be otherwise impossible to identify. Download the free e-book at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2014/06/24/new-e-book-gis-for-crime-analysis-law-enforemcent-and-public-safety/. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) July 30,...

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 Ride presented by Subaru will take more than 800 cyclists on three routes through Boulder County on Saturday, August 9(th). The event is a fundraiser for Boulder and Denver area Cancer Care, including Boulder Community Hospital Center for Integrative Care and the George Karl Foundation....

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 Grande, Arizona. The new facility, which began selling Ag1000™ along with several other EM-1 based products on July 7th, 2014, allows TeraGanix to offer greater convenience and accessibility to its customers on the west coast. Casa Grande, Arizona (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TeraGanix has recently announced the opening of its second production facility in...

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 (DFC) is pleased to announce that Clovermead Farms, Inc. in Alma, Ontario, owned and operated by the Whale family, won the Dairy Farmers Sustainability Award, sponsored by DeLaval Canada. Clovermead Farms' philosophy is not just to take care of the land, but to improve it. The farm is a living example of...

2014-07-15 23:00:13

Professional urban forester and arborist Michael Allen shares his experience and expertise in ‘Dr. Tree’s Guide to the Common Diseases of Urban Prairie Trees’ Winnipeg, Canada (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 From consulting urban forester Michael Allen comes a brand new picture book that addresses hundreds of questions about tree diseases. “Dr. Tree’s Guide to the Common Diseases of Urban Prairie Trees” is a non-fiction book that relates to the prairie regions of North America. Its...


Latest Human geography Reference Libraries

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.'