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2014-09-17 04:20:31

Establishes first-of-its-kind scientific greenhouse on urban farm to encourage education, science and agriculture ASHDOD, Israel, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., a world leader in farmer-centric agricultural solutions, today celebrated the establishment of the first advanced educational greenhouse designed to help elementary and high school students learn more about the science and technology of agriculture, and its importance to global...

2014-09-16 23:02:19

This year's theme is Entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN company (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN and Sustainable company Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, September 15, 2014- Holganix, an elite member of the Inc 500 and one of the fastest growing companies in the country, produces an organic Bionutritional product that promotes strong turf, flower, shrub, and tree health-care by naturally decreasing...

2014-09-16 23:00:57

This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN and Sustainable company Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Holganix, an elite member of the Inc 500 and one of the fastest growing companies in the country, produces an organic Bionutritional product that promotes strong turf, flower, shrub, and tree health-care by naturally decreasing disease and insect damage though significant root and cell wall development. Today it announced that...

2014-09-15 23:11:05

With the rising cost of feed, Paca Pride has taken steps to ensure they can provide the best quality nutrition to their livestock at a considerable savings with American Hydroponics Fodder Trays. Granite Falls, WA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 With numerous variable costs associated with daily operation, it has become a priority for farmers to keep a close eye on their bottom line. This vigilance has driven many farmers and ranchers to seek out innovative, cost saving methods to feed their...

2014-09-11 08:23:58

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockton Israel, a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, is pleased to announce it has been shortlisted for the prestigious awards by AGROW, in two categories "Best R&D Pipeline" and "Best Marketing Campaign". The Agrow Awards competition is the "Oscars" of the crop protection industry and is a confirmation of creativity and innovation in the global crop protection industry. "We are very...

2014-09-10 23:13:44

All Botanical’s brand wants to unmask the health benefits of the nutritional powerhouse. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Your skin can now enjoy the benefits of hemp infused products as Green Magic has announced that its line of products are now available on the popular ecommerce website NPIBeauty.com. “The hemp plant is a rich source of essential vitamins, minerals, and contains all of the essential amino acids,” said Robert Calkin, CEO of Green Cures & Botanical...

2014-09-10 23:03:58

It provides benchmarking insight on the top players including Potash Corp. Phosphate, Agrium Phosphate, EuroChem Phosphates, and Yara Downstream. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-phosphatic-fertilizers-4935702052.html (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The report on phosphatic fertilizers in grains & oilseeds market defines and segments the concerned with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $28,001.0 million in 2013 to $30,908.6...

2014-09-10 23:03:40

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Pesticides Market: India, China and Japan Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2009 - 2016" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In simple terms, pesticides are substances that are meant for destroying, attracting, or mitigating any pest. They are effective forms of chemicals that control and eliminate the growth of the insects, fungi, herbs, and other...

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers' Organizations (CLAC), the largest network of fair trade farmers in Latin America, have joined together to call on the United Nations to put small...

2014-09-08 08:24:12

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockton Israel, a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, announced today that its flagship product, Timorex Gold, has received US registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Timorex Gold is a natural broad spectrum fungicide, which allows farmers to have a useful new tool for disease control in organic and conventional crops. (Logo:...


Latest Land management 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
2013-09-20 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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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