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Company endorses U.N. declaration on deforestation NEW YORK, Sept.
An investment in a greenhouse requires basic planning to answer a few key questions about designs and materials from which to choose.
Cover crops, gypsum applications and a new initiative to develop whole-system solutions to reduce algal blooms and improve water quality were key topics discussed at media event. Chicago,
GrainPro's newest drying innovation, the Solar Bubble Dryer(TM) (SBD), provides a solution to challenges faced by smallholder farmers throughout the world.
Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds.
WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Large amounts of last year's grain are still in storage and this year's grain is beginning to be delivered into the handling system.
Texas company Turf Feeding Systems focuses on water, soil health and food production every day.
Establishes first-of-its-kind scientific greenhouse on urban farm to encourage education, science and agriculture ASHDOD, Israel, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
This year's theme is Entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN company (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism
This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism and building a profitable GREEN and Sustainable company Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 16,
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 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...
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 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 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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