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2013-10-09 23:19:59

Water Soluble Fertilizers Market research report categorizes the global market for water soluble fertilizers on the basis of types, crop types, applications, and geography; forecasting revenue and analyzing trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/water-soluble-fertilizers-market-1055.html (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The report "Global Water Soluble Fertilizers Market, by Types (Nitrogenous, Phosphatic, Potassic, Micronutrients), Applications (Fertigation, Foliar...

Increasing Crop Yield, Decreasing Food Consumption Needed To Slow, Reverse Deforestation
2013-10-09 09:09:27

Public Library of Science Feeding a growing global population while also slowing or reversing global deforestation may only be possible if agricultural yields rise and/or per capita food consumption declines over the next century, according to historic global food consumption and land use trends. Published October 9, 2013, in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Chris Pagnutti, Chris Bauch, and Madhur Anand from the University of Guelph, this research underscores the long-term challenge of...

2013-10-09 08:26:29

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 60 hemp activists and supporters, who gathered this past weekend, were able to reap the results from the first industrial hemp harvest in the United States in over 60 years and Hemp, Inc. gained a first-hand account of it. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121107/LA08133LOGO) According to one advocate, Tom McClain, the goal was to preserve the seed in order to avoid contamination with the foxtail grass. This diaspore caused...

2013-10-08 23:24:15

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Landscaping Products Demand Market. London (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 US landscaping products’ demand to grow nearly 7% annually through 2017 US demand for landscaping products is projected to grow 6.9 percent per year through 2017 to $6.5 billion, reflecting a rebound in sales following the 2007-2009 recession and subsequent slow recovery. Improved construction activity, particularly in the number of new housing completions,...

2013-10-09 00:20:39

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. ("Greenway Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE- GWAY-News) relating to the proposed acquisition by Vista Equity Partners. Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/655-gway-greenway-medical-technologies-inc.html, or call: 877-534-2590. There is no...

2013-10-08 08:22:21

The US Geological Survey has found a common insecticide contaminated over 80% of the air samples analyzed; over 60% of the samples were contaminated with another common herbicide. CARMEL, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To get rid of bugs, most people take a dangerous container of chemical filled pesticide and spray the infested area. We try to avoid contact with our body - our family and our food. But by spraying, you're putting toxic chemicals in the air and on just about...

2013-10-07 12:21:48

Grower Education Team to Partner with University Research Centers to Meet Challenges Surrounding Increasing Water Quality Regulations WATSONVILLE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To prepare growers and irrigators to meet the challenges of ever increasing water quality regulations and dwindling water supplies, the California Strawberry Commission today announced it was awarded a three-year block grant for $225,000 by the California Department of Food and Agriculture....

2013-10-04 23:21:46

Botector® is an effective organic plant protection product that works through natural competition for space and nutrients to prevent the gray mold pathogen, Botrytis cinerea, from colonizing on the flower or berry surface. It is ideal for use in Integrated Pest Management, there is no development of pathogen resistance and it is safe for humans, animals and beneficial insects. Vista, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Westbridge Agricultural Products announced today that the California...

2013-10-02 12:31:27

DUBLIN, October 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tljcr2/oilseed_and_grain) has announced the addition of the "Oilseed & Grain Seed Market by Crop Type, Grain Seed, Trait & Geography: Global Trends & Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tljcr2/oilseed_and_grain ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global oilseed...

2013-10-02 12:29:53

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemp, Inc., (OTC:PK HEMP) is pleased to announce it has completed a letter of intent to sell the assets of its subsidiary, BioSwan, Inc., to BioAdaptives, Inc. in an all-stock deal. It is expected to complete the transaction over the next few weeks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121107/LA08133LOGO) Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc., stated "The process of shedding non-core business and focusing on our core hemp business while...


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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