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2014-10-21 16:22:47

OTA launches new Farmstead Membership category WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Franklin family has been farming in southern Vermont for nine generations. A family operation with one son helping full-time and two others pitching in on weekends, the certified organic dairy farm stays busy raising and milking some 52 dairy cows, along with producing fresh organic eggs and farm-raised organic beef, and some of the best-tasting organic maple syrup in Vermont....

2014-10-15 08:37:45

Vedica Organics has always harnessed the power of nature to deliver pure, certified organic food products grown in India to customers around the globe; now the power of the Internet will make it easier and more convenient than ever for customers to access its full line of products. NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vedica Organics LLC, one of the world's largest online certified organic stores, has launched a comprehensive, user-friendly new website -...

2014-10-14 16:26:41

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report identifies, analyzes and forecasts driving factors, market trends and opportunities, and revenues of the global foods and beverages market for a five-year period from 2013 to 2018. It discusses the market on the basis of key product segments like organic foods, organic beverages and organic supplements. The recent developments, major market players, alliances and acquisitions, and consumption levels are also covered in this report....

2014-10-14 16:25:31

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report provides readers with a detailed analysis of the global biopesticides industry from 2014 through 2019. It also discusses its technological developments, future trends and emerging opportunities. It organizes information from diverse sources into a cohesive unit that includes overview of pesticide (synthetic and biopesticide) market, organic farming and production, industry structure, and technology and patents sections. CAGR...

2014-10-14 08:23:16

So Nice and Evergreen collaborate to support the creation of organic food gardens and encourage Canadian schools and families to join the movement TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - A new partnership and organic initiative officially launched today by So Nice, a Canadian brand of organic dairy alternative beverages, and Evergreen, a national not-for-profit, is setting out to provide Canadian schools with the resources and inspiration to start their very own organic food gardens. The...

2014-10-08 12:30:27

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grimmway Farms, a dynamic leader in the produce industry, is excited to introduce its new line of TRUE organic juices to meet the needs of consumers in the super premium organic juice category. Powered by Grimmway's Cal-Organic farming operation, TRUE blends Cal-Organic vegetables with a variety of organic fruits for a line of premium organic juice smoothies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/150927 "Given the...

2014-10-06 23:09:13

Earth's Enrichments takes its USDA Certified Organic Skin Care Collection to the next level this holiday season with the introduction of Organic Lip Balms, Organic Body Balms, Organic Sugar Scrubs, and Organic Bath Salts. These new products will complement its highly coveted Organic Bar Soaps. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Earth’s Enrichments is a body and skin care company that prides itself on being health conscious and environmentally friendly. Its USDA Certified...

2014-10-03 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) responded last week to a legal petition from 20 farm, consumer, and environmental groups by reinstating some authorities of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), while continuing to limit the Board's advisory authority. The NOSB was established by Congress in 1990 to operate as a permanent independent authority. In May of this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

2014-10-02 23:06:18

The popularity of organic meat has surged over the past five years, contributing to rapid growth and expansion at the farming level. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Originally considered alternative food only purchased in local markets, organic food is becoming increasingly popular with consumers....

2014-10-02 20:20:59

The Organic Center trustees hear updates on health, soil projects WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The Organic Center's Board of Trustees gathered at Harvard University this week for their annual retreat and for scientific briefings on collaborative research on organic's impact on the health of humans and the environment. After hearing the updates, they reported that preliminary findings of the research support the benefits of organic food and farming and show...


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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