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2014-11-13 23:03:39

Uniting satellite imagery with nature photography, conservation stories, and quotes from some of today’s leading park executives and conservationists, the book illuminates the contributions

2014-11-12 23:15:58

Accurately measure water levels and temperature in substrate for better crop health Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Swarm Technologies LLC announced

2014-11-04 08:30:55

LOWELL, Mass., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has tried to plant a flowerbed New England knows about the region's infamously rocky soil.

2014-10-13 08:28:17

DUBAI, UAE, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus Agriculture, MENA region's largest owners and operators of hydroponic farming facilities has successfully implemented

2014-10-10 12:25:35

Competition follows announcement from the White House Rural Council earlier this year to support wood in construction and job growth WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-08 23:10:58

The skydrop™ smart sprinkler controller is now available to consumers at more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores nationwide and on Lowes.com Highland, UT (PRWEB) October

2014-10-03 23:04:03

Everything we eat depends on the soil, but its health is threatened.

Central Park soil
2014-10-02 03:05:28

Soil microbes that thrive in the deserts, rainforests, prairies and forests of the world can also be found living beneath New York City’s Central Park, according to a surprising new study led by Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder.

2014-10-01 23:14:16

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fergitation company, is helping two olive growers in South Texas reduce the high losses of young trees and increase new growth on the young saplings. Houston,

2014-09-30 23:04:27

Rob Calley of Backridge Tree Service earns safety credential from the Tree Care Industry Association. Mary Esther, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014


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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Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.