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2014-01-21 23:25:11

Internet lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com expanded their inventory one year ago to include a wide range of grow lights and hydroponic supplies. 1000Bulbs is currently working with seven major suppliers that provide over 50 brands of grow lights, hydroponic supplies, and accessories. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Almost one year ago, Internet lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com expanded their inventory to include a wide range of grow lights and hydroponic supplies. In the months since...

2014-01-20 23:23:54

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 75,518 new articles on herbicide application. As a comprehensive publisher of agricultural articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers use of substances used to destroy unwanted weed vegetation in cultivated crops. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 75,518 references and abstracts on application of herbicides. The site's Research Category extensively covers this...

2014-01-20 23:01:56

Seeds Market report tracks developments and strategies of market players evaluating major market strategies followed by leading market players in terms of new product launches, agreements and collaboration, expansions; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seeds-market-376.html. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 According to a new market research report, "Seeds Market by Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage, & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant,...

2014-01-20 04:20:27

DUBLIN, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/szgdmn/european_crop) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the European Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/szgdmn/european_crop ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Pesticides are very important as they improve the...

2014-01-20 04:20:17

DUBLIN, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lnwqj/asiapacific_crop) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Asia-Pacific Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lnwqj/asiapacific_crop ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Crop protection chemicals are the most dominating...

2014-01-19 23:03:14

Blue Fire Media of Kalamazoo rebuilds Koviack website with cleaner look, responsive design. Three Rivers, MI (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 A major distributor of farm irrigation systems in Michigan released its new website in mid-January, designed by a Kalamazoo area web developer. Terry Koviack, president of Koviack Irrigation and Farm Services, recognized the company website needed a major overhaul. They turned to Blue Fire Media of Kalamazoo to redesign koviackirrigation.com to reflect the...

2014-01-17 16:22:15

LITITZ, Pa., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cover Crop Solutions LLC, a leading cover crop seed producer and agronomic solutions company, announces Dr. Tracy Blackmer has been named the company's Director of Research. Dr. Blackmer will lead cover crop, soil health and related scientific research projects throughout the Midwest, as well as other parts of North America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/PH48551LOGO ) Dr. Blackmer's professional background includes...

Study Shows Rock Can Turn Into Soil Faster Than Previously Thought
2014-01-17 11:09:55

University of Washington Geologic time is shorthand for slow-paced. But new measurements from steep mountaintops in New Zealand show that rock can transform into soil more than twice as fast as previously believed possible. The findings were published Jan. 16 in the early online edition of Science. "Some previous work had argued that there were limits to soil production," said first author Isaac Larsen, who did the work as part of his doctoral research in Earth sciences at the...

2014-01-16 12:33:23

Prices for forestry lands in Uruguay have more than doubled since 2006 BOSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, more than three quarters of all Latin American plantation forests owned by overseas financial investors, were in just two countries, Brazil and Uruguay. As prices for agricultural land soar in those countries, timberland investors are exploring other Latin American countries to invest in. The future investment prospects for Latin American Plantation Forests are the subject of...

2014-01-16 04:21:06

The results of a case study of optimized irrigation scheduling based on FIGARO's innovative algorithms which have resulted in significant water savings will be presented at the upcoming partners' meeting in Valencia, Spain VALENCIA, Spain, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIGARO [http://www.figaro-irrigation.net/home/en ], an EU-funded international project focused on developing new precision technologies to improve irrigation management for the purpose of increasing water...


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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