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2013-08-26 23:01:08

eBook designed to help landscape irrigation businesses better understand how to buy irrigation software. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 In 1998, David Crary had a problem: Paperwork was killing his productivity and profits. His irrigation business was growing, but he was spending nights and weekends chasing down the paperwork his business was generating. He knew there had to be a better way. So he tried finding a software for his business. Only, there was none to be had. Instead of...

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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...

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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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.