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2013-09-24 23:34:57

In response to an article published by the Los Angeles Times, Colle Farmers Market discusses the need for healthier organic food options in lower-income areas like Compton. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online organic farmers market, responds to an article published by the Los Angeles Times on September 14th, which discusses the lack of healthy food options in Compton, California. According to a September 14th article published by the Los Angeles Times...

2013-09-23 08:28:47

DENVER, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you choose to eat organic foods you might be lucky enough to avoid ingesting the many pesticide residues so common to farming. It also means you're likely avoiding those "Franken-foods" that result from genetically engineered seeds. Yet, with the price of organic produce typically higher than non-organic the question remains--can you pick and choose foods based on your budget, yet still come out on the healthier side? For example, bananas...

2013-09-21 23:00:21

Apart from the in-depth eBooks, the website contains countless articles to help customers understand all about organic solutions for health and environmental purposes. Lake View Terrace, California (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Organic and Environmental Products has just released eight brand new eBooks to download absolutely free of charge. They can be read, printed, and shared others. The eBooks provide information on various environmentally related topics such as arthritis and...

2013-09-19 23:37:12

Bob Quinn was named an honoree at the Rodale Institute's Annual Organic Pioneer Award, which took place on September 13, 2013. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Kamut International is proud to announce that Founder, Bob Quinn, was named an honoree at the Rodale Institute’s Annual Organic Pioneer Awards Dinner, which took place on September 13, 2013. This was the third year that the Rodale Institute has sought out leaders in the organic movement in the United States and awarded...

2013-09-19 23:31:56

In response to an article published by the Verge, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, discusses NASA’s plan to start farming lettuce in space. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Organic farming advocate, Colle Farmers Market, comments on an article published by the Verge, which details NASA’s new plan to begin farming lettuce in space. According to a September 10th Verge article titled “NASA is Farming Lettuce in Space,” NASA will make history this December by...

2013-09-19 23:03:41

Experienced gardeners take advantage of autumn by seizing the moment to gather the abundance of fall leaves, or 'brown' materials to add to their 'green' kitchen scraps for composting. Shredding or chopping kitchen scraps can actually speed up to composting process; the Green Cycler is a new breed of kitchen appliance designed to do just that. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 While many people are finished gardening come fall, experienced gardeners take...

2013-09-17 23:32:59

In response to an article published AgriNews, Colle Farmers Market, an online organic farmers market, discusses a new study about the soil building benefits of organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online organic farmers market, responds to an article published by AgriNews, which discusses a new study suggesting the increased profitability in organic farming. According to a September 10th article published by AgriNews titled: “Study Shows Soil...

2013-09-17 16:25:34

Organic offers clear choice for those seeking foods produced without this use WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pointing out that every year more than two million people in the United States get infections resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result, a new report issued this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls for phasing out the routine use of antibiotics in industrial livestock production that has been...

2013-09-17 16:21:12

U.S. Department of Agriculture Guts National Organic Law; Circumvents Public Process Decision makes it easier to continue use of artificial ingredients and substances, undermining integrity of organic label YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move decried by consumer and environmental groups as severely weakening the meaning of the organic label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that the agency had changed the process for exempting...

2013-09-13 23:01:34

Organic Trade Association (OTA), including members from Chino Valley Ranchers, heads to Washington to build support for the 2013 Farm Bill. Colton, California (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 During the Spring of 2013, delegates from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), including members from Chino Valley Ranchers, descended upon Washington D.C. to both show and build support for the 2013 Farm Bill, as well as to address funding and awareness for the National Organic Program. The 2013 bill...


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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