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2013-02-11 23:03:48

Mark Manquen will describe how the new health care laws will impact employers and individuals. Mark is presenting at the upcoming ArborCon show on February 19, 2013, in Lansing, Michigan. Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Cornerstone Municipal Advisory Group, LLC (http://www.CornerstoneMunicipal.com) is pleased to announce its President, Mark A. Manquen, will be among the presenters at this year´s ArborCon show. Mark will be presenting “Tracking Part Time Employment...

New Protocol Developed For Measuring Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration
2013-02-01 14:39:04

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Increased levels of greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide (CO2), have been associated with the burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, cultivation of grasslands, drainage of the land, and land use changes. Concerns about long-term shifts in climate patterns have led scientists to measure soil organic carbon (SOC) in agricultural landscapes and to develop methods to evaluate how changes in tillage...

2013-02-01 09:55:48

Afforestation, planting trees in an area where there have previously been no trees, can reduce the effect of climate change by cooling temperate regions finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal Carbon Balance and Management. Afforestation would lead to cooler and wetter summers by the end of this century. Without check climate change is projected to lead to summer droughts and winter floods across Europe. Using REMO, the regional climate model of the Max Planck Institute for...

2013-01-31 23:01:59

emerginC now plants an indigenous tree in a non-harvest location, via their partners at Plant-It-2020, for every retail item sold from both their classic signature range and their Scientific Organics range Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 In a renewed commitment to healing the planet, emerginC now plants an indigenous tree in a non-harvest location, via their partners at Plant-It-2020, for every retail item sold from both their classic signature range and their Scientific Organics...

2013-01-28 23:01:38

Tree inspection after a severe storm is key to keeping trees healthy and yards safe. Here are a few things to consider with caring for trees. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Tree Care After a Severe Storm may call for a Tree Service Expert. It is a common fact that severe storms can cause damage to trees. Immediate indicators are a fallen limb and tree debris laying on the ground. This may be easy enough to pick up and dispose of, but there is more to look for than just the...


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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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