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2014-05-19 23:02:50

The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Waco, TX (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 It is garden season and everyone can use tips and tricks to make their garden flourish. To help make gardens grow this season The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Wildlife Wildlife like deer, raccoons and rabbits can cause havoc to your summer garden. Put up proper fencing to keep unwanted wildlife out of your garden. High fences work...

2014-05-18 23:01:29

Crop Protection Chemicals Market is expected to reach 3,136.1 KT by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2013 to 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018 ", defines and segments the global crop protection chemicals market with analysis...

2014-05-17 23:00:10

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Asia Pacific Animal Feed Additives Market Outlook to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Get agriculture-related reports at http://www.researchmoz.us/agriculture-market-reports-150.html. Albany,New York (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "Asia Pacific Animal Feed Additives Market Outlook to 2018 - Increasing Demand for Meat Products to Steer Growth". The report...

2014-05-16 23:08:29

The pioneer citrus grower in Visalia, CA uses ClimateMinder to monitor the soil moisture and EC conditions remotely in real-time. Visalia, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Larry Peltzer, a 4th generation citrus grower in Visalia, CA, was able to improve his water efficiency by up to 40% by reducing the watering time and frequency, thanks to the real-time soil moisture data collected by his wireless ClimateMinder stations. “By closely monitoring the soil moisture trends through the profile on our...

2014-05-15 23:04:39

San Francisco’s 2013 Food & Beverage Winner Pooki’s Mahi standardizes overall packaging design and form with eco-friendly, reusable and FDA-approved standup pouches. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Silicon Valley etailer startup of award-winning teas, top-notch brown rock sugar and 2013 Food & Beverage winner, Pooki’s Mahi, announced today a new partnership with packaging partner Standup Pouches.net. The partnership launched Pooki’s Mahi’s new packaging designs,...

2014-05-13 23:12:16

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is starting a case study project with Watertronics, a Wisconsin-based organization, to document the Water Savings and Benefits of the company’s Sustainability and Water Efficiency technology. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Turf Feeding Systems (TFS) a leader in fertilizer injection into irrigation, is partnering with Watertronics, the industry leader in pumping systems and rain water harvesting. The companies will be combing forces on two...

2014-05-13 12:23:45

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC PINK: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to announce that Mr. Dennis Killoran of Wainwright, Alberta, Canada has agreed to become the Company's Primary Hemp Growing Consultant. Mr. Killoran is uniquely qualified having previously cultivated Industrial Hemp under a Health Canada License. Mr. Killoran is a third generation farmer. In 1999, Mr. Killoran was invited to participate with a symposium which...

2014-05-12 20:22:35

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Botanical Garden's exhibition Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed Them explores the burgeoning age of gardening in the early 20th century and the contributions of American women who emerged as influential professionals in the fields of landscape architecture and design and garden photography. Opening on May 17 and running through September 7, 2014, the multifaceted exhibition examines how the work of...

2014-05-11 23:00:33

The 2014 Farm Bill expanded support for small and beginning farmers with training and access to investment capital, which is expected to increase the available funds farmers have for precision agriculture equipment, making it more accessible to a wide range of farmers. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Precision Agriculture Systems and Services industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 Revenue for...

2014-05-09 23:00:29

TWS supports BLM's decision to keep a portion of the canyon closed to motorized use based on the presence of fragile archaeological resources found throughout the area. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Wilderness Society (TWS) issued the following statement regarding the closure violation planned for this weekend at Recapture Canyon in San Juan County, Utah: “Recapture Canyon is open to anyone who wants to hike or horseback in to enjoy its quiet beauty and marvel at the...


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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