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Consumers can now receive affordable, farm-fresh organic fruits and vegetables delivered straight to their doorstep. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10,
Consumer concerns, GMOs, latest trends top OTA's "All Things Organic" in Baltimore WASHINGTON, Sept.
Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept.
The organic food market is growing, with consumers quite willing to pay more for fruits, vegetables and more that are labeled "organic." But are the food products they are being sold truly organic?
New KIDS’ SHARE Launches in Greater Boston Watertown, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Siena Farms, in
Early bird deadline is Sept. 10 to register for Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference. Two-day event (Nov.
The new issue of the journal Weed Science features the results of a survey of organic farmers in 12 Midwestern states.
Celebration set for September at American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore WASHINGTON, Aug.
A battle is raging in beautiful Bali between locals and developers over a protected lagoon, and Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fertigation company, offers a Sustainable solution. Houston,
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 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...
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 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....