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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...

2014-07-14 23:00:16

HFO Trident, New England’s regional distributor of Haas Automation Machine Tools, today announced plans to move its headquarters from 790 Marshall Phelps Road., Windsor, Conn. to 651 Day Hill Road., Windsor, Conn. The move is effective July 18, 2014. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 HFO Trident, New England’s regional distributor of Haas Automation Machine Tools, today announced plans to move its headquarters from 790 Marshall Phelps Road., Windsor, Conn. to 651 Day Hill Road., Windsor,...

2014-07-10 16:25:26

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, July 11, is World Population Day. Anniversary stories may not always be scintillating, but population issues are vital, not as widely understood as you may think, and really need and deserve more coverage. Here's what most readers don't understand about population growth: Global population is projected to reach 10.9 billion by 2100 BUT ONLY IF fertility rates continue to fall. Global fertility rates have fallen, but...

2014-07-09 16:23:47

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Housing Market https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/701944/World-Housing-Market.html World demand to rise 3.2%annually through 2018 Worldwide construction of new housingunits is projected to reach 62.0 million in2018 on 3.2 percent yearly advances from2013. Although global population growthis expected to decelerate over the forecastperiod, declines in average householdsize will...

2014-07-08 23:12:17

South Florida Med Spa, Wellington Anti-Aging Centre, becomes the only location in the area to offer LiLa’s Strawberry Laser Treatment, a weight loss procedure designed for clients who desire to lose fat and tone their body. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Summer is well on its way, and women and men looking to shed extra inches want a fast fix with little down time and real results. The wish list is demanding, but beach goers who want to get slim this summer have an answer. South...


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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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