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2014-03-26 23:23:41

Leading corporate communications publisher Ragan Communications praises whole food supplement manufacturer for its meticulous stewardship of the land. Palmyra,

2014-03-25 20:20:58

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9br8n4/plant_growth) has announced the addition of the "Plant Growth

2014-03-19 23:26:11

Market Size – USD 78.27 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 15.7%, Market Trends – Increasing R&D to develop novel products.

2014-03-17 23:01:10

JES Foods has been certified by the Global Organic Alliance to process and blend organic produce according to strict HACCP manufacturing standards.

2014-03-13 23:22:52

Leading Purveyor of Premium Teas Announces First Biodynamic Certified Teas Novato, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of

2014-03-12 23:04:07

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of “Organic Living”, in partnership with The Washington Post; the effort is a campaign that aims to raise awareness

2014-03-11 23:31:06

A team of specialists have created a breakthrough program to convert garbage waste and tires into energy and food.

2014-03-11 23:26:33

The CCOF Foundation and UNFI Foundation, along with other organic industry leaders Driscoll’s, Organic Valley, and Bradmer Foods launch New Future Organic Farmer Grant.

2014-03-07 08:22:41

Makers of More Than 75 Organic Products Starts 2014 with the Launch of Chewy Granola Bars Made with Organic Pea Protein and Graham Crunch Cereal SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/


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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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