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

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.

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,

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.

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.

2014-09-25 08:29:23

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept.

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

2014-09-19 23:03:11

Cover crops, gypsum applications and a new initiative to develop whole-system solutions to reduce algal blooms and improve water quality were key topics discussed at media event. Chicago,

population explosion
2014-09-19 07:01:11

The global population could soar well beyond expectations in the years ahead, topping current projections that there will be nine billion men and women living on planet Earth by 2100 by more than two billion, researchers claim in a new study.

2014-09-18 23:08:43

Anti-Aging Non-Irritating Pro Peel Voted Best in Category New York, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 MD

2014-09-15 08:30:55

Winning projects seek to improve profitability for New York Farms. SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept.


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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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