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2015-05-04 08:32:00

Nonprofit Farm Leads the Way in Training Organic Dairy Farmers FREEPORT, Maine, May.

2015-04-28 23:09:02

The latest article from Precision Tree Services lists several methods of tree removal and the different benefits each method provides to property owners. Everett,

2015-04-22 08:25:48

New Prince Ea video offers climate change solution SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day, activist and spoken word artist

2015-04-22 08:25:41

Gives growers a field monitoring system that's easier to install, use and afford than today's solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Earth Day 2015, gThrive,

2015-04-16 23:00:18

The Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association (VNLA) is honoring five state leaders by planting trees in their name as part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership's Living Legacy

2015-04-14 12:21:06

Lower-pressure farm tires create larger footprint to spread equipment weight GREENVILLE, S.C., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with lower commodity prices, farmers are looking for any

2015-04-09 16:31:18

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Secretary of Agriculture announced a partnership agreement between the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the U.S.

2015-04-09 16:23:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Communities across Pennsylvania will become a little greener this spring thanks to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources'

2015-04-08 08:25:56

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to cater to the demands for healthy food products with least ecological impacts, farmers are looking to adopt natural compounds and mineral fertilizers


Latest Land use 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...

Overgrazing
2013-04-01 12:31:24

Overgrazing occurs when plants are unprotected to intensive grazing for extended periods of time, or without enough recovery periods. It can be a result of either livestock in poorly managed agricultural applications, or by overpopulations of native or non-native wild animals. Overgrazing reduces the usefulness, biodiversity, and productivity of the land and is one cause of desertification and erosion. It’s also considered to be a cause of the spread of invasive species of non-native...

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