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2014-04-22 23:16:22

As Earth Day approaches, Harvey’s Market, DC’s healthy butcher shop, discusses the importance of eating sustainably. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Eating meats produced by sustainable agriculture helps celebrate and support this event. Sustainable farming can be described as the practice of farming ecologically. Sustainability means farming a single...

2014-04-22 23:12:13

Volunteer agriculturalists help Congolese farmers replace harmful pesticides and techniques with organic gardening methods and natural insecticides. Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day commemorates an effort to “… inform and energize populations so they will act to secure a healthy future for themselves and their children.” Mercy Ships agriculturalists work alongside the world’s largest charity hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, which is currently docked in the...

2014-04-22 08:26:55

Leading natural fertilizer and plant food brand provides consumers with chemical-free alternatives for their lawn care and gardening needs. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter in most of the country, homeowners are preparing their outdoor spaces for a much-anticipated spring and summer season. With environmental responsibility at the top of consumers' minds, homeowners are increasingly seeking out eco-friendly lawn and plant care products that enable...

2014-04-10 23:28:27

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 If organic gardeners could name an MVP in the garden, good soil would win year after year. Home gardeners that grow bountiful, healthy and organic vegetables and herbs know the secret to success is in the soil, and this year, maintaining soil success just got a little easier. PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix offers home...

2014-04-08 23:22:58

The Nation’s Original Organic Juice Company Continues Its Commitment to Pure, Quality Taste Without Additives Clermont, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Uncle Matt’s Organic, the nation’s original organic juice company, believes that people have a right to know what’s in their food. Throughout their 15 year history, the company has maintained its steadfast commitment to producing the most wholesome, organic produce and juice possible. As part of its mission, Uncle Matt’s Organic has...

2014-04-04 23:36:38

640 Farmers Receive Recognition at Farmer-Owned Cooperative’s Annual Meeting La Farge, WI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, honored 640 of its farmer-owners with Quality Awards at the Cooperative’s Annual Meeting award banquet on April 2, in La Crosse, Wis. Producers of CROPP Cooperative (Organic Valley and Organic Prairie brands) dairy, produce, soy, eggs, feed and meat were...

2014-04-04 23:36:31

Future faces of sustainable agriculture honored at farmer-owned cooperative’s annual meeting banquet - recipients hail from New York, Oregon, Wisconsin. La Farge, WI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, celebrated its next generation of organic farmers by awarding three of its young farmer-owners with Generation Organic™ (Gen-O) Awards. Generation Organic is a group of Organic Valley and Organic...

2014-04-02 23:02:27

Over the past five years, rapid growth in generic products as key patents expired pushed prices down in the Pesticide Manufacturing industry. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Pesticide Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Historically, the biggest factor influencing the Pesticide Manufacturing industry in Australia was the level of agricultural output and income. Over the past five years, however,...

2014-03-30 23:00:43

Over the past five years, the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors industry has grown phenomenally on the back of changing consumer trends. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Over the five years through 2013-14, the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors industry has grown phenomenally, backed by surging consumer...

2014-03-27 23:30:25

Organic baby gift baskets are the latest unique gift basket design by Thoughtful Presence, a Chicago-based custom gift basket company. Colorful new designs feature baby bath products from Breganwood Organics and Green Envee Organics. Niles, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In its latest collection of unique gift basket designs, Thoughtful Presence has expanded its collection of baby gift baskets to include certified organic bath products from popular makers. Breganwood Organics and Green Envee...


Latest Organic farming Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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