Quantcast

Latest Human geography Stories

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...

2014-03-25 12:23:43

MIFFLINTOWN, Pa., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today recognized the innovation of Pennsylvania farmers during a tour of Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Juniata County, as part of National Agriculture Day. "Pennsylvania's more than 59,300 farm families produced $7.3 billion worth of agriculture products last year, and our communities continue to benefit," said Greig. "Our farmers are working every day to be more efficient and...

2014-03-24 08:27:15

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZO Skin Health, Inc. is pleased to announce that cosmetic dermatologist and esteemed ZO® Faculty Member Rachael Eckel, M.D., board certified by the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine, will host a seminar revolving around the company's Expanded Concepts & Principles of Skin Health Science. The event will take place during the 12th Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC) in Monte-Carlo on April 4, 2014....

2014-03-23 23:03:33

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, broke ground on a new workforce housing property that encompasses 132 apartments as the first phase of the 14-acre El Monte Gateway transit-oriented urban community in downtown El Monte, California. A model for smart development in the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte Gateway is a public/private partnership between the City of El Monte, Grapevine Advisors, LLC,...

2014-03-20 12:22:21

CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Metropolis Strategies, which was founded 15 years ago by The Commercial Club of Chicago to enhance the economic vibrancy of the Chicago region, will conclude its operations on May 31. This is in accord with the Club's intent that Metropolis would have a limited life rather than be a permanent organization. In accordance with its long standing practice of transferring successful programs to other organizations, Metropolis's work will...

2014-03-19 23:30:49

Today the FRED Conference announced that Kevin McGuire is the 2014 recipient of the FRED Pioneer Award. This award is given to the individual or organization that best embodies innovation and advancement in the field of disability rights. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Today the FRED Conference announced that Kevin McGuire is the 2014 recipient of the FRED Pioneer Award. This award is given to the individual or organization that best embodies innovation and advancement...

Eating Less To Live Longer - Diet Low In Nutrients Shown To Extend Lifespan Of Laboratory Animals
2014-03-18 12:07:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A diet very low in nutrients has been shown to extend the lifespan of laboratory animals, according to a finding reported in BioEssays. Researchers at the University of New South Wales have performed a study that could hold clues to promote healthier aging in humans. The study works off the idea that severely restricted food intake reduces the incidence of diseases of old age and increases lifespan. “This effect has been...


Latest Human geography Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
Related