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2014-04-14 16:26:36

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts The expansion of the global agrochemical and pesticide industry is forecast to reach 8.7% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013 the market increased with an average annual growth of 9.8%. Currently, herbicides, plant-growth regulators, and anti-sprouting products cover the largest part of...

2014-04-10 23:30:07

For over 30 years, American Hydroponics has designed, manufactured and supported high-performance hydroponic products and systems for clients in 44 countries worldwide. Arcata, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 American Hydroponics (AmHydro) is celebrating 30 years as a leader in hydroponic farming technology. Over the past three decades, AmHydro has established itself as a leader in growing with hydroponic systems supporting growers in 44 countries and throughout the United States. This kind...

2014-04-11 00:21:59

GREENWOOD, S.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson and Perkins exclusive annual plant combinations are without a doubt the easiest and most economical way to bring amazing color and texture to your porch, patio, deck, or garden! These exclusive assortments are truly living compositions developed in conjunction with the country's premiere landscape designers to take the guesswork out of patio container growing. You will receive the precise amount of plants for the ideal mix of...

2014-04-10 23:03:43

USDA NAREEE Appointment Represents Rural Economic Development Topeka, KS (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointment of eight individuals, including Twilya L'Ecuyer with CURE Group, to serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board. The NAREEE Advisory Board advises the Secretary of Agriculture and land-grant colleges and universities on top national priorities and policies for...

2014-04-10 12:24:12

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Agrochemical and Pesticide Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts The industry report package Global Agrochemical and Pesticide market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in the world. Along with a...

2014-04-09 12:26:58

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts The industry report package Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in Americas. The package includes country reports...

2014-04-08 12:26:17

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Agrochemical and Pesticide Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts, and Market PlayersThe industry report Global Agrochemical and Pesticide Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, Forecasts, and Market Players offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in the world. This study includes...

2014-04-04 08:26:26

Hortau will use funding to continue expansion and provide world-class irrigation management solutions for growers across all commodities CALGARY, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Hortau, the leader in wireless, web-based irrigation management, has secured $3.5 million in financing from Avrio Capital - its second investment in the precision irrigation company in 14 months. Avrio Capital, Canada's leading private equity firm focused on food and agriculture, invested $3 million in Hortau in...

2014-04-03 12:55:13

Researchers at Winrock International have developed a first-of-its-kind method for estimating carbon emissions from forest degradation caused by selective logging in tropical regions. Refined over a period of 15 years and tested in six countries, the approach is highlighted in an article authored by Winrock’s Ecosystems Services experts, Timothy Pearson, Sandra Brown and Felipe Casarim — published April 1 in Environmental Research Letters. Until now, efforts for reducing emissions from...

2014-04-01 23:31:00

A Turf Feeding Fertigation System is being added to the irrigation for the golf course at the 2016 Olympics to reduce the use of water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy. This system will create sustainable golf course for the Olympics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The 2016 Olympics in Brazil will be sustainable. Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, will take part by reducing the use of water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy on the golf course being built for the new...


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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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