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2014-04-15 23:01:47

VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to...

2014-04-15 08:32:51

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nvvts5/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Bulletproof Glass Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Bulletproof Glass Market to grow at a CAGR of 18.73 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the fast-paced growth in the...

2014-04-11 12:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust is asking the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Appropriations subcommittees to provide full funding for farmland conservation protection and beginning farmer programs authorized in the 2014 federal Farm Bill. "The recently enacted 2014 Farm Bill already cut food, conservation and agriculture programs by $23 billion contributing proportionately more than their share to deficit reduction," said Andrew...

2014-04-08 08:34:15

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comer Africa Real Estate (C.A.R.E.) today announced the launch of the joint venture which will become the leading developer of cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the same day as the UN sponsored 7th World Urban Forum launched its "Cities for Life" program calling for planned urban environments. Comer Africa Real Estate was founded by Comer Group, one of UK and Ireland's largest private real estate developers and house builders, along with...

2014-04-07 23:03:39

In 2014, if your clean technology company is expanding or relocating in North America, you need to consider the cities of the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance. Ontario supports Canada's largest concentration of environmental and clean tech companies – 35% of clean tech companies in Canada are located in Ontario – 10% more than in any other Canadian province. Hannover De, Hannover Messe (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 As a key contributor to the dominant concentration of clean technology...

2014-04-04 23:03:26

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Anti-Aging Products markets. Global market for Anti-Aging Products is forecast to reach US$275.2 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, the young generation’s desire to defy early signs of aging, and advanced formulations based on novel ingredients. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The primal desire of men and women to retain a youthful appearance has groomed and nurtured a massive...

2014-04-02 16:34:31

FRESNO, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PureSense's new release of its Irrigation Manager Software platform is now available online. This new release is marked by major developments in the analytics engine that gives growers never before seen information to better manage water specifically and the ranch in general. The launch is being spurred by a "Spring into ACTION" Campaign, with customers being welcomed to upgrade immediately to the new browser-based platform. ACTION is the acronym...

2014-03-31 16:27:59

HYDE PARK, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fabulous Beekman Boys Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of Beekman 1802 Monday joined American Farmland Trust and The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to host a screening of The First Season, a powerful documentary about dairy farming in New York, to raise awareness in CIA students about the issues faced by farmers. The First Season directed by Rudd Simmons, producer of compelling Hollywood films such as The Road, Dead Man...

2014-03-27 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oil- and gas-rich areas in and near the Great Plains contained many of the fastest-growing areas in the U.S. last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. Areas along and near the Gulf Coast were also home to several high-growth communities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DC92329-INFO Of the nation's 10 fastest-growing metropolitan statistical areas in the year ending July 1, 2013, six were...

2014-03-26 08:23:48

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park directors and advocates hailed the latest report on city parks released Wednesday by The Trust for Public Land, a leading national non-profit in creating urban parks across the country. The 2014 City Parks Facts report, now available at www.tpl.org/cityparkfacts, is the nation's most complete compilation of data about urban parks in the nation's largest 100 cities. It is created by The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.