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2015-05-21 23:08:56

New tools allow farmers a great deal of efficiency... (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 Farm land throughout the United States is experiencing some changes, as over

2015-05-20 08:35:50

Ojai Energetics Water Soluble Super CBD Oil Improves Bioavailability - Opens Sales To World Markets OJAI, Calif., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ojai Energetics is an ethics driven health

2015-05-19 08:27:48

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cv26gt/global_soluble) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-05-11 23:02:30

EWBN kicks off the spring and summer season by hosting a customer appreciation event that will display the company’s abilities to create the perfect outdoor living space. Leola,

2015-05-11 16:27:09

Tips and tricks for a lush garden MISSION, Kan., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Whether it's a just a vibrant pop of pretty petals you want added to the front of the home or

2015-05-08 12:21:43

Receipt of fifth payment brings total earned to US$190 million GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Guyana this morning announced the receipt

2015-05-06 23:08:40

Turf Feeding Systems, a Houston, Texas company, is leading the world in new Water Efficiencies and Sustainable Agriculture and has a new partnership in Kazakhstan to reduce irrigation water use

2015-05-06 23:07:43

Greenhouse Growers increasingly use supplemental lighting to grow crops and have found that LEDs are the smartest choice for that purpose.

2015-05-04 23:05:31

Agricultural real estate appraiser Jim Rothermich has joined Peoples Company as the newest addition to the organization’s team of land brokerage, land management and land investing services

2015-05-04 08:31:51

Growers Can Easily Upgrade from Monitoring and Control to Full Variable Rate Irrigation as Precision Irrigation Needs Evolve SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble


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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
2013-09-20 13:07:03

Hill farming involves using 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 generally do not have access to winter fodder for their 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...

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Cultigen
2013-08-21 08:41:06

Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

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