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2013-05-28 23:28:40

Local communities can keep landscapes and properties safe by following five tips to protect against damages caused by dying or diseased trees in celebration of Summer Safety Day, May 28. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Rooted Tree Services today advises local residents on five tips to follow to keep their trees healthy to avoid dangerous accidents and costly property damages caused by dying or diseased trees. Business Review, after reviewing hundreds of local Oakville, Mississauga...

2013-05-26 23:01:58

In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% to $75.3 billion. Revenue has been growing steadily due to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth, says IBISWorld. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% to $75.3 billion. Revenue has been growing steadily due...

2013-05-22 23:21:09

April´s freezes bring May challenges to Colorado trees and plants. Freeze damage is being noticed on Denver & Front Range landscapes. Swingle offers signs and solutions. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 As Colorado temperatures rise and seasonal plant growth, blooms and leafing in Denver, Fort Collins and along the Front Range occurs, some residents and commercial property owners will observe severe landscape damage stemming from April´s sustained cold. Colorado tree...

2013-05-06 23:00:54

Daily Gossip Magazine reveals the principles of Aquaponics, the secret recipe for a 100% organic garden. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Aquaponics For You System is the step-by-step manual that DailyGossip.org presents to its online visitors. The guide is available to all customers who are interested in creating their own gardens and it can be ordered from the Internet. http://www.DailyGossip.org aims to introduce readers to a new horticultural practice, Aquaponics, which may be...

Study Finds Deep, Permeable Soils Buffer Impacts Of Agricultural Fertilization On Streams And Rivers In Southern Amazon
2013-04-24 14:36:32

Marine Biological Laboratory The often damaging impacts of intensive agriculture on nearby streams, rivers, and their wildlife has been well documented in temperate zones, such as North America and Europe. Yet a new study in an important tropical zone–the fast-changing southern Amazon, a region marked by widespread replacement of native forest by cattle ranches and more recently croplands–suggests that at least some of those damaging impacts may be buffered by the very deep...


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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...

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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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.