Latest Land use Stories
Scoutrees provide an easy way for Canadians to offset their carbon footprint - More than 80 million Scoutrees planted since 1972 OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Scouts Canada is asking
The pioneer citrus grower in Visalia, CA uses ClimateMinder to monitor the soil moisture and EC conditions remotely in real-time. Visalia, CA (PRWEB) May 16,
After a period of decline, the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry is set to return to growth as conditions improve and the Australian dollar depreciates.
IBM's weather forecasting technology to enable smarter irrigation, water conservation ALBANY, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flint River Partnership and IBM (NYSE:
PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix is Scientifically Proven to Be the Winning Recipe for Maximum Harvest With Minimal Effort (PRWEB) April 10, 2014
Students Will Learn about Tree Health, Preserving and Protecting America's Natural and Urban Forests WOBURN, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year,
Hortau will use funding to continue expansion and provide world-class irrigation management solutions for growers across all commodities CALGARY, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ -
When planting seedlings of desert plants in the desert area under no irrigation condition, why is the survival rate so low and the growth is so poor?
Agricultural Technology Innovation Partnership Foundation Announces Seven Founding Participants for REAP initiative ARLINGTON, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the
Spring tree care advice from certified arborists at The Davey Tree Expert Company. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Trees offer shade on the hottest of days, structures
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...