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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. The results of this study showed the need for a zero tolerance threshold in the management of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The impact of a single herbicide-resistant weed can be far-reaching. In test fields, the seeds of one mature glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth plant were released. In the third year of crop production...

2014-05-08 12:31:20

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j5jhsq/animal_growth) has announced the addition of the "Animal Growth Promoters and Performance Enhancers Market by Segment (Antibiotics, Growth Hormones, Feed Enzymes, Organic Acids, Probiotics and Prebiotics, â-Agonists, Phytogenics), by Animals (Porcine, Poultry, Aquaculture) - Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Over the...

2014-05-06 08:38:23

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with its new business initiative Brazil Gold Corp. will be changing its corporate name to Conexus Corporation, reflecting our broader business interests. Dear Shareholder: On April 11, 2014 we made a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission reporting an exciting new business initiative for Brazil Gold. As we examined various macro issues impacting natural resources, commodities and agriculture we identified a...

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 solutions (CipherShop) announced today that it has signed a professional consulting services agreement with Hemp, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEMP). By joining forces with Hemp, Inc., Cloud-MD expects to bring a new level of professional encryption security and inventory management solutions to the Hemp and...

2014-04-28 08:34:22

Irrigation Solution to Optimize Watering, Fertigation and Effluent Dispersal via the Internet SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the availability of the Trimble® Irrigate-IQ(TM) precision irrigation solution in North America. Along with the North American launch, Trimble also introduced the Connected Farm(TM) Irrigate app, which provides farmers with real-time status and control of their pivot irrigation systems using a...

2014-04-26 23:02:57

Easy DIY Aquaponics is a new brand method created by Andrew Endre that claims to help people grow organic produce at home by using fish waste as the natural fertilizer. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this method is worth buying or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Easy DIY Aquaponics is the newest guide to building an organic gardening system at home, which uses a fish ecosystem to grow and fertilize produce by using less time and less space....

2014-04-24 23:14:55

Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, a fergitation company, was the keynote speaker last week at the first Eurasia Business Forum in Kazakhstan April 17th and 18th, 2014. Chaplinsky spoke on the three most important issues facing the world – Water, Soil Health and Food Production. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fertigation company, was the Keynote speaker at the Eurasia Business Forum 2014...

2014-04-24 16:23:55

IBM's weather forecasting technology to enable smarter irrigation, water conservation ALBANY, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flint River Partnership and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to deploy innovative conservation measures to enhance agricultural efficiency by up to 20 percent. The Flint River Partnership (which includes the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service and The Nature Conservancy)...

2014-04-24 08:26:15

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been more than 140 years since the first Arbor Day was observed in Nebraska. It has since become a national observance that takes place on the last Friday in April in most states and recognizes the importance of trees as well as tree selection, planting, and care. A properly selected and planted tree can add beauty and energy efficiency to your landscape. A poorly selected and planted tree can become high maintenance, dangerous,...

2014-04-24 08:24:54

Two projects will plant more than 160,000 trees on America's National Forests. MISSOULA, Mont., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is proud to announce a $100,000 award from OneMain Financial to support two large-scale reforestation projects in California and Minnesota. Both reforestation projects will have significant benefits to our National Forests and the American people. On the Shasta Trinity National Forest and with generous...


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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