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2014-06-10 08:23:44

PASCO, Wash., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A1MICROBES has become leading supplier of natural soil health products in North America, and is helping farmers, growers and ranchers restore and rebuild soil and improve crop production. A1MICROBES uses a unique blend of natural microbes formulated to improve plant production, and restore soil that has been damaged by overuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides which can build up in the soil. The issue of soil health has come to the forefront...

2014-06-05 23:10:38

Market Size - $45.61 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.8%, Market Trends – Increasing adoption of GM seeds. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The global market for commercial seeds is expected to reach USD 72.09 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing population coupled with reduction in arable land is expected to boost the...

2014-06-05 23:06:33

The fourth annual Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium is scheduled for August 13, 2014 in Manhattan, KS. The one-day event features research and practical information about using gypsum for agriculture. It is sponsored by GYPSOIL/BRM and the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Key industry experts will discuss the benefits of agricultural gypsum at the fourth annual Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium: Research and Practical Insights into Using...

2014-06-05 16:23:37

Company also supports plantings in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma HOUSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) announced today it has donated 4,000 trees to Hike for KaTREEna, helping the organization reach a milestone of 25,000 trees planted in New Orleans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO The donated trees were planted by students from Tulane University's MBA program during Hike for KaTREEna's "Give NOLA Day" on May 6....

2014-06-04 23:16:11

GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curaçao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced hydroponic systems. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 After four years of extensive research into sustainable agriculture, GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curacao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced...

2014-06-03 23:13:54

Alfalfa or lucerne is a perennial forage crop cultivated in many warmer-temperate arid regions around the world. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 19,600 articles covering many physiological, agronomic and phytosanitary aspects of Alfalfa production. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 19,600 references on physiological, agronomic and phytosanitary aspects of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) production which covers many...

2014-06-03 23:04:01

Local festivals, parades, and events, along with citizens' daily use of recreational greenways, trails, and parks, all bring residents together to create an active and vibrant community. How can government agencies responsible for these events and recreational facilities know the preferences of residents in order to plan for meeting current and future demand? Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 CAMPO, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, located in Raleigh, NC, is using...

2014-06-03 23:02:36

To prevent lawns and plants from fading in the summer heat, The Grounds Guys offer summer watering techniques to help keep your lawns and plants green, plush, and blooming all summer long. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Summer is here and this means lawns and plants are back in full bloom. To prevent lawns and plants from fading in the summer heat, The Grounds Guys offer summer watering techniques to help keep your lawns and plants green, plush, and blooming all summer long. Watering...

2014-06-03 12:28:50

Contest Encouraged Americans to Exhibit Their Commitment to the Environment WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Press the President, an online collaborative blog, has donated $500 to Trustees of the Reservation on behalf of Krista Jakes, the winner of the "Go Green" Photo Contest. Press the President challenged Americans to have consideration for the environment by "going green." The website's editors held an online photo contest to submit photos of how they and their families are...

2014-06-03 08:23:25

Service Provides 3-D Soil Mapping and Analysis SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new agronomic service that is part of its Connected Farm(TM) solution. The new service, Soil Information System(TM) (SIS) solution, provides farmers and their trusted advisors with in-depth 3-D soil data they can use to make more informed decisions about their crop production goals. The SIS data is accessed through Connected Farm and can be used with...


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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