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Clemson University scientists are shedding new light on how invasion by exotic plant species affects the ability of soil to store greenhouse gases. The research could have far-reaching implications for how we manage agricultural land and native ecosystems.
Ludovico Cademartiri had what seemed like an impossibly demanding list of requirements for his lab equipment.
MCLEAN, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current approaches may be underestimating the risks posed to children by toxic metals that they are exposed to while playing outdoors, according
CHICAGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cloud Foundation and Wild Horse Freedom Federation today released BLM livestock data for Beaver County and Iron County, Utah showing that
Applications Must Be Postmarked by June 30, 2014 WOBURN, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborjet reminds graduating high school seniors that the deadline for its
New report reveals how Japan's imports of Chinese wood products fuel illegal logging in Russia's eastern forests TOKYO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant quantities of illegal
PASCO, Wash., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A1MICROBES has become leading supplier of natural soil health products in North America,
Growers to Benefit from New Encirca℠ Services Nitrogen Management Tools DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 DuPont Pioneer has announced a first-of-its-kind
Local festivals, parades, and events, along with citizens' daily use of recreational greenways, trails, and parks, all bring residents together to create an active and vibrant community.
Service Provides 3-D Soil Mapping and Analysis SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new agronomic service that is part of its Connected
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 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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