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2013-08-08 16:25:43

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 STIHL(®) TIMBERSPORTS(®) United States Lumberjack Champion Matt Cogar recently spent the day visiting with wounded United States soldiers at the largest military hospital outside of the continental U.S., the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Aug. 6. Cogar signed autographs, gave out STIHL TIMBERSPORTS hats and shirts, shared stories, visited bedside and enjoyed dinner with the wounded...

2013-08-07 08:23:55

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PureSense is "stepping up" its product offerings to create and build better value for growers! With the release of its new website, www.puresense.com, PureSense announces its new structure to offering world class solutions for the real-time management of irrigation for growers. The Irrigation Manager Solution offered incorporates three cornerstone products plus specialty services provided by leading agronomic and irrigation experts....

2013-07-30 08:25:51

Water Right Technologies provides sustainable, effective strategies ESCALON, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the demand for food increases with population growth, producing higher yields has become central to conventional agriculture. While farmers may avoid changing their crop management practices for fear of not keeping up with the high demand, California-based Water Right Technologies (www.wrtag.com) is creating customized crop management programs for farmers which boost...

2013-07-29 23:28:19

Despite campaigns for healthy eating, per capita consumption of vegetables has been falling, but fortunately for farmers, high prices have helped offset the decline in demand and have actually caused revenue to grow. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Vegetable Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Vegetables are a staple in the American diet and part of most consumers' daily...

2013-07-26 23:20:28

The Grow Up! Hydrogarden joins the SpiritDetox.com line of natural health and wellness products to give those with space constraints the ability to grow their own organic food. Using just four square feet of space, the 20-plant Hydrogarden grows indoors or outdoors. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 SpiritDetox.com announces the addition of the Grow Up! Hydrogarden to its line of health and wellness products. The compact Grow Up! Hydrogarden enables people to grow different...

2013-07-24 23:03:16

EES recently launched new articles written by Clifford Woods, CEO of Effective Environmental Services & Organic Environmental Technology, to provide customers with general advice for safer, chemical-free ways to live. Lake View Terrace, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Effective Environmental Services has developed a range of natural products designed to decontaminate and clean up harmful conditions and improve present surroundings through the elimination of slime and sludge. The...

2013-07-23 16:21:34

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new online tool makes it quick and easy for nursery stock buyers to ?nd the quality plants they need in today's ?ourishing market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/DC51657LOGO) With the recent uptick in the housing market, landscapers and landscape architects' business is increasing and they are looking to quickly locate quality plant stock. The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association's newly developed...

2013-07-17 12:21:52

FRESNO, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Irrigation Technology's AgWaterEnergy Center located at California State University, Fresno is conducting a workshop and field day for almond growers, "Water Use Efficiency on Almonds Using Soil Moisture Sensors" on July 23, 2013. The event is sponsored by PG&E and will highlight PureSense's Irrigation Management technology to improve grower efficiencies in irrigation, including energy use efficiency gains. (Logo:...

2013-07-11 08:24:15

America's largest fundraiser for tree research kicks off in July VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While many may think a tree is forever, the average lifespan of an urban tree is actually less than 10 years. Thanks to grants from the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund), however, researchers are working to change that with improved methods for propagating, planting, and caring for urban trees. And later this July, more than 100 cyclists will cycle...

2013-07-03 23:22:28

Business Review commends the growth of trusted GTA Tree service company, Rooted Tree Services, and is pleased to announce that it is hiring full-time tree climbing arborists to join their crews New York, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Business Review today is pleased to announce the immediate career opportunities available with the trusted GTA tree service company, Rooted Tree Services, for experienced tree climbers to join its growing and hardworking seven man crews. Available career...


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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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