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2014-06-10 08:23:44

PASCO, Wash., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A1MICROBES has become leading supplier of natural soil health products in North America, and is helping farmers, growers and ranchers restore and rebuild soil and improve crop production. A1MICROBES uses a unique blend of natural microbes formulated to improve plant production, and restore soil that has been damaged by overuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides which can build up in the soil. The issue of soil health has come to the forefront...

2014-06-05 23:06:33

The fourth annual Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium is scheduled for August 13, 2014 in Manhattan, KS. The one-day event features research and practical information about using gypsum for agriculture. It is sponsored by GYPSOIL/BRM and the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Key industry experts will discuss the benefits of agricultural gypsum at the fourth annual Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium: Research and Practical Insights into Using...

2014-06-05 08:31:00

AFIKIM, Israel, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk planned, supervised and equipped project - up and running in China TianNing farm [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEuOry-qoZo ], a new dairy project in China's Ningxia province, is off to an impressive start. The design was coordinated by Afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ], and equipped with Afimilk's milking system and herd management system, the farm was planned to house 6,000 cows and 4,000 heifers. (Logo:...

2014-06-04 23:09:34

Gelatin and Gelatin Derivatives Market in Europe 2014-2018 a new research report available at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Gelatin and Gelatin Derivatives market in Europe is expected to experience an increase in demand for gelatin from the Pharmaceutical industry, which uses gelatin to manufacture both hard and soft gelatin capsules. However, the use of beef bone gelatin to manufacture soft gelatin capsules is expected to decrease during the forecast...

2014-06-03 23:04:01

Local festivals, parades, and events, along with citizens' daily use of recreational greenways, trails, and parks, all bring residents together to create an active and vibrant community. How can government agencies responsible for these events and recreational facilities know the preferences of residents in order to plan for meeting current and future demand? Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 CAMPO, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, located in Raleigh, NC, is using...

2014-06-03 08:23:25

Service Provides 3-D Soil Mapping and Analysis SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new agronomic service that is part of its Connected Farm(TM) solution. The new service, Soil Information System(TM) (SIS) solution, provides farmers and their trusted advisors with in-depth 3-D soil data they can use to make more informed decisions about their crop production goals. The SIS data is accessed through Connected Farm and can be used with...

2014-05-29 12:23:14

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust and representatives of agriculture, conservation and communities throughout New York today applauded the announcement by Governor Andrew Cuomo that New York is restarting its Farmland Protection Program with $20.5 million in state funding. "AFT could not be more pleased that Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature answered the call more than 225 members of the agriculture community made at our conference...

2014-05-22 08:34:52

K2 will implement GameChanger's cloud based, feature rich solution to quickly get to market. PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Research Corporation (DRC), a technology leader specializing in insurance processing solutions for the P&C insurance industry, today announced that K2 Insurance Services, LLC (K2) has selected GameChanger® Suite as its enterprise policy administration system. K2 will begin with the implementation of DRC's GameChanger for its personal...

2014-05-15 23:06:14

With USA patented Robotic Farms Technology, unlimited crops can be grown worldwide with harvests of more agriculture per acre ever recorded in history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Robotic Farms LLC, an agricultural technology firm, is charted to build thousands of Gravity Grow Domes worldwide over the next decade under contract with food distributors to supply 100% organic fruits and vegetables. A single, 30,000 square foot disaster proof Grow Dome is equipped with 2,100 Robotic...

2014-05-05 23:06:29

WaterTAP Ontario and the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance invite more global companies to take advantage of province’s robust water industry ecosystem that includes targeted provisions for growing the water industry and helps connect global companies with the resources they need to successfully enter water technology markets. München, Germany (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has granted more water-related industry patents over the past 30 years than...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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