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2014-03-10 16:22:11

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Micronutrient Market by Type (Zinc, Manganese, Boron, Copper, Molybdenum, Iron), Form (Chelated & Non Chelated), Application Mode (Soil, Foliar, Fertigation), Crop Type & Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the global agriculture micronutrients market with an analysis and forecasting of the global value and volume for agriculture micronutrients. It also identifies the driving and...

2014-03-06 12:22:41

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8rjjk/micro_irrigation) has announced the addition of the "Micro Irrigation System Market by Type & Application - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8rjjk/micro_irrigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The micro irrigation systems market has...

2014-03-06 08:33:04

CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world celebrates the International Year of Family Farming, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank (http://www.FoodTank.com) highlights new research in a report, Food Tank by the Numbers: Family Farming, that features original research from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and draws on dozens of experts. The report proves that family farms--farms or ranches owned and operated by families--are not only feeding the world, but also developing...

2014-03-05 20:20:27

Tree Care Company Joins Other Sustained-Growth Companies on Elite List HAYWARD, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell Professional Tree Management, California's leading commercial tree care company, has been named to Inc. Magazine's 'Build 100' list, a group of U.S. businesses who have managed to maintain consistent growth and increased headcount for five consecutive years. Inc. Magazine began the Build 100 project by collecting data on more than 100,000 U.S. midmarket...

2014-03-04 08:33:14

Fresh Brewed Ready-to-Drink Coffee Made from 100% Arabica Beans NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Street Coffee, the latest innovation of the Brooklyn, New York based beverage company, ITO EN (North America) INC. has announced that Sprouts Farmers Market will be the first national retailer to carry the product. Sprouts is a specialty retailer of fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. Its 170 stores offer a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce,...

2014-03-04 08:25:13

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3x928m/oilseed_and_grain ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Oilseed & Grain Seed Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The oilseed and grain seed market is considered to be the fastest growing crop segments of the agriculture market, due to the growing demand for food with...

2014-02-28 23:28:14

Micro Irrigation System market report exhibits trends and statistical analyses of the global market, along with in-depth analysis of various market opportunities and drivers in the industry. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/micro-irrigation-system-market-566.html) (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 According to the new market research report, “Micro Irrigation System Market by Type (Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, Drip Irrigation Systems), by Application (Agriculture Irrigation,...

2014-02-27 23:35:58

Turf Feeding Systems is focused on implementing their technology to increase water efficiency and improve soil health to help solve the world drought crisis. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 While worldwide drought continues to damage Brazil, California and many parts of the world, Turf Feeding Systems (TFS) is sharply focused on using their 25 years of expertise to reduce the water use up to 50% on any irrigated areas. Brazil is facing serious drought affecting agriculture,...

2014-02-27 16:22:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This winter has been especially cold, grey and snowy and Trees New York is working to beat the winter blues by planting more evergreen trees! One day last February, Trees New York's Executive Director, Nelson Villarrubia, turned the corner and saw a cluster of evergreens blanketed in snow. The beautiful scene swept away his winter doldrums and he realized he couldn't be the only New Yorker who craves color and vitality during the...

2014-02-25 23:30:32

Growers from HortiConsulting and Liberty Farms provide step-by-step tips from specifying through color tuning. Novato, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 LumiGrow, Inc. (http://www.lumigrow.com), the leading provider of networked LED crop lighting solutions, today announced that it will present a complimentary webinar titled, “Your Future Looks Bright: How to Specify LED Lighting,” on Thursday, March 6th at 11:00 a.m. PST. This event is the next in a series of LumiGrow educational webinars...


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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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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