Quantcast

Latest Land use Stories

2013-10-25 23:22:23

Now is the time to apply the BugBarrier Tree Band®, by Envirometrics Systems USA, Inc., to reduce next year's fall cankerworm and winter moth populations. Victor, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 After watching caterpillars feast on valuable trees all summer, now is the time to prevent them from returning next summer, without resorting to pesticides. Banding trees this fall with the BugBarrier Tree Band ® will prevent the egg-laden female cankerworms and winter moth from climbing...

2013-10-17 23:33:57

In response to an article published by The Hindu, Advancing Eco Agriculture, a regenerative agriculture products and services company, discusses the elevated acidity levels found in India’s farmland soils and the function of mineral nutrition in rebuilding soil health. Middlefield, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Advancing Eco Agriculture, the leading provider of regenerative agriculture systems, discusses a new study that found elevated acidification in India’s farmland soils. According...

2013-10-15 23:21:19

Full line of smart irrigation management solutions including the new Hermit Crab 2 with flow monitoring will be showcased. Novato, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 ETwater, the leader in smart irrigation control and water management solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing its award-winning portfolio of smart irrigation solutions, including the new HermitCrab® 2 with Flow, in booth #458-460 at The 2013 Long Beach Landscape Expo. The Long Beach Landscape Expo is a leading...

2013-10-08 23:20:50

The World’s Top Lumberjack Athletes to Converge on Stuttgart, Germany Oct. 25-26 Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the world’s premier lumberjack competition, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, announced today the six U.S. lumberjack athletes that will make up Team USA in the 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series World Championship. The World Championships will be held in Stuttgart, Germany Oct. 25-26, where the...


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...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.