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2014-01-14 23:28:28

FHR Inc.: Nutrient management for growers by growers, invites growers to attend a one-day event centered on educating attendees about all aspects of biological farming. Stewartville, MN (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 FHR, Inc. is hosting a one-day seminar in Perrysburg, OH, sponsored by Black Swamp Ag, Inc. Set to be held on January 20th, the Farm to Plate seminar will provide attendees with a road map to practicing sustainable agriculture while achieving maximum yields. Attendees at the event...

2014-01-14 12:28:13

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweet Green Fields (SGF), the leading U.S. science based, natural sweetener innovator, announces a new innovative technology to overcome processing obstacles typically present in the production of organic stevia extracts. SGF has taken a very stringent and rigorous science based approach to validate its purification process as 100% conforming to USDA National Organic Program (NOP) regulations. Dr. Mel Jackson, SGF's VP Science, notes...

2014-01-09 23:26:53

Following an article published by The Tribune, organic farming advocate Colle Farmers Market details how more and more young people are adopting organic lifestyles. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, comments on an article published by The Tribune on December 26, which discusses the popularity of organic food amongst young people. According to The Tribune article, titled “More Young People Turn to Organic Foods,” a new study...

2014-01-08 16:22:14

Organization's 5th Annual Competition Accelerates Promising Water Innovations for the Food and Agriculture Sectors SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine H2O, a nonprofit organization that supports market-based solutions to water challenges, announced the finalists of its fifth annual business innovations competition today. The twelve companies selected to advance to the second round will compete for over $200,000 in cash and in-kind service and admittance to Imagine H2O...

2014-01-07 23:29:44

Michael Chaplinsky, President of Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas based fertigation company, has been invited to speak in Russia and Abu Dhabi at two international agriculture conferences on the topic of Implementing Sustainable Agriculture. Hlouston, Texas (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Michael Chaplinsky of Turf Feeding Systems is sharply focused on implementing sustainable agriculture to promote water efficiency, soil health and increase food production worldwide. The world population passed...

2014-01-06 23:03:52

In response to an article by the Pensacola News Journal, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, discusses the potential expansion of organic farming through hothouses. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for the sale of local vegetables, comments on an article published by the Pensacola News Journal, which discusses the increasing amount of organic hothouses in the Alabama Black Belt and how it can help the economy. According to the...

2014-01-06 23:03:02

Garden Tower Project, LLC released the latest version of the innovative composting Garden Tower, a space-saving patio farm that allows gardeners to grow up to 50 plants vertically and compactly inside a footprint of only four square feet. The patented Garden Tower is unique in containing a central composting core which digests ordinary kitchen scraps and returns organic nutrients to the system offering an easy organic gardening solution to urban and suburban residents throughout the USA...

New Study Could Help Rearing Of Stink Bugs For Biological Control
2014-01-05 07:13:10

Entomological Society of America Many people think of stink bugs as pests, especially as the brown marmorated stink bugs spreads throughout the U.S. However, certain stink bugs are beneficial, such as Podisus nigrispinus (Dallas), a predatory stink bug that is considered an important biological control agent for various insect pests of cotton, soybean, tomato, corn, kale, and other crops. Now a new study appearing in Annals of the Entomological Society of America called "Effect of Egg...

2014-01-04 23:24:58

In response to an article published by Surfer Magazine, organic food advocate, Colle Farmers Market, urges farmers and consumers to adopt a more organic lifestyle in light of a protest led by a group of surfers against genetic engineering, agricultural experimentation and pesticide-laden seed production in Hawaii. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, responds to an article published by Surfer Magazine on December 18th, which discusses the...

2014-01-02 23:23:45

Forces of Nature introduces Stretch Marks Beauty Balm, a fast, guaranteed solution for stretch marks from holiday weight gain or pregnancy. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Pregnancy, weight loss and holiday weight gain can all contribute to stretch marks on the body. People struggling with stretch marks have a new, safe and organic option on their side: Stretch Marks Beauty Balm from Forces of Nature. A true force when it comes to removing stretch marks, Stretch Marks Beauty Balm is...


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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