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2013-12-10 23:01:11

PLOS ONE Publishes Largest, Most Comprehensive U.S. Study Of Milk’s Essential Fatty Acid Composition; Study Findings Prove Cows Raised on Pasture Increases Levels of Beneficial Fats La Farge, WI (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Organic Valley, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced that PLOS ONE, a prestigious, open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal from the Public Library of Science, published a study finding that organic...

2013-12-07 23:03:47

Following an article published by The Gazette, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, discusses the rising amount of acreage for organic crops. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, responds to an article published by The Gazette on November 27th, which discusses a new report revealing that the amount of organic acreage is steadily rising. According to an article published by The Gazette titled “Organic acreage continues its...

2013-12-03 23:30:31

In response to an article published by the Baltimore Sun, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market praises Johns Hopkins University for accepting the Real Food Challenge. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Baltimore Sun on November 26th, which states that Johns Hopkins University has exchanged traditional dining hall food for organic food options. According to the Baltimore Sun article entitled “Hopkins...

2013-11-29 23:23:11

The company is giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits that contain Soil3, their organic compost. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Super-Sod is giving back to the communities that support them. They have 5 farms and 11 outlets in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina and so are giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits in those states. They're asking communities to help them give away the 100 Doc's Raised Garden Kits by nominating community...

2013-11-29 23:22:42

In response to an article published by Discovery News, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate of local vegetables, comments on how simple organic farming is in comparison with industrial farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for the growth of local vegetables, responds to an article published by Discovery News on November 15th, which reveals new food safety regulations set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to the Discovery...

2013-11-26 23:27:04

Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), with help from industry partners, creates an Online Toolkit to assist communities with composting food waste. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The road to zero waste has led more and more municipalities to build upon existing yard debris composting programs to include food scrap collection, a move that holds many great opportunities yet also a number of challenges. Now there is a pathway to navigate these challenges, offered by the...

2013-11-23 23:02:24

In response to an article published by the USDA, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate of organic farming, comments on how simple organic farming is in comparison with industrial farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Organic food company Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by the United States Department of Agriculture on November 8th, which tells the story of a Nevada woman who decided to reinvent herself as an organic farmer. According to the USDA article entitled...

Prepare For Spring With A Fall Compost: Exclusive
2013-11-19 18:19:06

[ Watch the Video: How To Prepare For Spring This Fall ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online For some, fall and winter are the “off-seasons” for gardening, aside from raking up the leaves and burning them. However, fall can be prime time to ensure your garden looks as healthy as ever once Earth Day comes back around next spring, and redOrbit has a few tips to help you along with this process. Fallen leaves are considered pests by many, and while raked up they...

2013-11-18 23:27:53

In response to an article published by Reuters, organic food advocate, Colle Farmers Market, says that celebrity endorsements of organic farming can do nothing but help the cause. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Reuters on November 12th, which discusses Prince Charles’ latest public endorsement of organic farming. According to Reuters article entitled “Prince Charles defies critics to make new plea...


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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