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2014-05-15 23:04:39

San Francisco’s 2013 Food & Beverage Winner Pooki’s Mahi standardizes overall packaging design and form with eco-friendly, reusable and FDA-approved standup pouches. San

2014-05-13 23:12:16

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is starting a case study project with Watertronics, a Wisconsin-based organization, to document the Water Savings and Benefits of the company’s Sustainability

2014-05-13 12:23:45

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC PINK: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to announce that Mr.

2014-05-12 20:22:35

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Botanical Garden's exhibition Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed Them explores the burgeoning age

2014-05-11 23:00:33

The 2014 Farm Bill expanded support for small and beginning farmers with training and access to investment capital, which is expected to increase the available funds farmers have for precision

2014-05-09 23:00:29

TWS supports BLM's decision to keep a portion of the canyon closed to motorized use based on the presence of fragile archaeological resources found throughout the area. Denver,

2014-05-08 23:01:40

The journal Weed Science presents research on the impact a single herbicide-resistant weed can have on crop production.

2014-05-08 12:31:20

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j5jhsq/animal_growth)

2014-05-06 08:38:23

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with its new business initiative Brazil Gold Corp.

2014-04-30 23:24:13

Cloud Medical Doctor Software Corporation (Cloud-MD) (OTCQB: NSCT), a leading provider of “Cloud Based” Medical Software solutions and a provider of Digital Electronic Encryption Security


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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