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The Maryland Soybean Board is accepting proposals for funding projects in the areas of soybean promotion and use. Salisbury, MD.
OTHELLO, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has submitted a
Transparency Market Research published a new report "Water Soluble Fertilizers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.
An article featured in Rangelands discusses the practice of patch-burning and compares this technique to that of more traditional methods.
Applications Must Be Postmarked by June 30, 2014 WOBURN, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborjet reminds graduating high school seniors that the deadline for its
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agricultural Land Preservation Board announces Pennsylvania is adding 2,014 additional acres on 26 farms in 14 counties to the
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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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