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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...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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