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2013-10-17 23:33:57

In response to an article published by The Hindu, Advancing Eco Agriculture, a regenerative agriculture products and services company, discusses the elevated acidity levels found in India’s farmland soils and the function of mineral nutrition in rebuilding soil health. Middlefield, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Advancing Eco Agriculture, the leading provider of regenerative agriculture systems, discusses a new study that found elevated acidification in India’s farmland soils. According...

2013-10-15 23:21:19

Full line of smart irrigation management solutions including the new Hermit Crab 2 with flow monitoring will be showcased. Novato, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 ETwater, the leader in smart irrigation control and water management solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing its award-winning portfolio of smart irrigation solutions, including the new HermitCrab® 2 with Flow, in booth #458-460 at The 2013 Long Beach Landscape Expo. The Long Beach Landscape Expo is a leading...

2013-10-15 23:04:05

International Weed-Resistance Experts Advocate Diverse Farming Techniques to Battle “Monster Weeds” RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 International weed-resistance experts warn U.S. crop producers that herbicide-resistant weeds are aggressively taking hold in many parts of the country and pose a significant threat to U.S. crop productivity and profitability. As farmers in other countries have demonstrated, however, these so-called “monster weeds” can be...

2013-10-10 23:25:07

Four new wheat varieties are being introduced by Limagrain Cereal Seeds, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado. These varieties are for regions in the Central Plains, Northern Plains, and the Pacific Northwest. Fort Collins, Colo (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 LCS Wizard brings predictability to Central Plains wheat growers. One of the biggest challenges for wheat growers in the Central Plains is that growing conditions can vary dramatically from year to year. Drought, heat, and disease can...


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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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