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2014-09-10 23:10:17

Northern California almond grower uses ClimateMinder to monitor the soil moisture status and irrigation events remotely in real-time. MAXWELL, CA (PRWEB) September

2014-08-27 23:14:33

Daniel Murphy of Murphy’s Tree Service and Stump Munchers from Wayne, PA is just one of the master arborists who will be present for X Week in Maryland the week after Labor Day.

2014-08-26 12:30:14

Tree Care Company Ranked in Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America HAYWARD, Calif., Aug.

2014-08-26 08:32:36

With a Precise Contour Map of Rainfall Information, Farmers Can Make Better Decisions on Irrigation Planning, Resource Deployment and Material Applications BOONE, Iowa, Aug.

2014-08-04 23:03:57

Five arborists honored by the International Society of Arboriculture for 2014. Champaign, IL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Five arborists considered the best

2014-08-03 23:00:17

Arborists, scientists and tree care specialists worldwide receive special recognition for their efforts in bettering the tree care industry. CHAMPAIGN, Ill.

2014-07-23 23:10:11

TeraGanix, Inc., a Texas-based company that provides farming and gardening supplies, has recently opened a second production center in Casa

2014-07-15 23:00:13

Professional urban forester and arborist Michael Allen shares his experience and expertise in ‘Dr.

2014-07-13 23:01:13

This report concentrates on the global agriculture micronutrients market.

2014-07-11 23:02:42

Europe Micro Irrigation System market can be segmented by Companies, Macro Indicators, End users and Applications.


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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