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2014-09-03 23:07:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Mobile Wallet Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The global mobile wallet market gets a boost from the increasing smartphone penetration, increasing mobile data usage, and government-led initiatives. The convenient and environment-friendly nature of mobile wallet industry also propels the market. The...

2014-09-03 08:34:56

New Location Donating 50% of Opening Day Sales to Batson Children's Hospital FLOWOOD, Miss., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse(®) is debuting its newest restaurant location in Flowood, Mississippi, opening its doors at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 8. To show its support of the local community, 50% of the restaurant's opening day sales (up to $5,000.00) will be donated to Batson Children's Hospital, benefitting the Pediatric Neuromuscular Center and Camp Rainbow. The...

2014-09-02 23:02:49

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Anti-aging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Anti-aging is proving to be a lucrative business with products and services such as anti-wrinkle treatments and products, hair restoration treatments, hair color, radio frequency-device based treatments, and breast augmentation becoming much sought...

2014-09-02 04:21:22

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - today announced the launch of its new fully-featured website coruralhealth.org. The new site reflects CRHC's commitment to providing resources and tools for rural healthcare providers and its role as the clearinghouse for rural health information. Other integral features include the cross-platform integration...

2014-08-29 08:22:03

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Research Report on Global and China Collagen Industry, a 156 pages market intelligence premium study published in August 2014. This research provides data and information on 2009-2019 capacity production, price, cost, profit, production value, gross margin and much more on the collagen market. Complete report is available at http://www.deepresearchreports.com/111930.html. This is a professional...

2014-08-28 23:14:58

Longevity is Life, USA specializes in online educational courses for Longevity Medicine Professionals, which is one of the most scientifically proven and fastest growing medical specialties, gaining rapid and widespread acceptance among doctors and patients as a framework for cultivating lifelong habits for healthy living. In addition, Longevity is Live, USA allows doctors increase their cash incomes and decrease their dependence on third party insurance. Florida (PRWEB) August 28, 2014...

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...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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