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2013-12-22 23:02:40

With the expansion of their product line across the U.S., this is the first major step to the expansion of Kimberly Parry Organics. Boca Raton, Fla (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Kimberly Parry Organics is pleased to announce that they have now made their all-natural, quality ingredients and USDA certified organic skincare line to Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer. With the expansion of their product line across the U.S., this is the first major step to the expansion of...

2013-12-21 23:02:47

In response to an article published by The Atlantic, online farmers market Colle Farmers Market commends Jan Pilarski for opening an organic farm in South Bend. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Organic farmers market Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by The Atlantic on December 9th, which discusses an organic farm in Indiana operated by farmers with autism. According to The Atlantic article entitled “An Organic Greenhouse Run by Farmers With Autism,” autistic...

2013-12-18 23:21:14

Turf Feeding Systems and Sun State Organics are now working together to implement sustainable products and technology into Sustainable Agriculture and Water Efficiency. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Turf Feeding Systems, Inc, a Houston based fertigation company, is now closely linked with Sun State Organics, LLC, a Florida organic soils company that aims to convert waste into soil and food. Turf Feeding Systems is a world leader in creating and installing packaged fertigation...

2013-12-17 23:27:33

In response to an article published by USDA, Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, commends the organization for awarding $3 million in organic agriculture research grants. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, responds to an article published by the USDA on December 11th, which details the grants awarded to universities making strides in organic agriculture research, totaling over $3 million. According to an article published...

2013-12-14 23:03:06

In response to an article published by the Public News Service, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, comments on North Carolina’s organic Christmas tree business. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Public News Service on December 4th, which reveals that at least 11 Christmas tree farms across North Carolina are growing organic trees. According to the Public News Service...

2013-12-13 23:26:47

Zion Health’s Eco-Friendly Ancient Healing Clay Soaps are available in time for holiday gifting at Whole Foods Market in Connecticut. San Francsico, California (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Zion Health, leading Eco-conscious body care manufacturer of natural clay products, announces that Whole Foods Market in West Hartford and Glastonbury, CT now carries popular holiday spa gift items; Ancient Clay Healing Clay Soaps for sensitive skin. The refreshing, organic soaps are infused with...

2013-12-12 23:01:07

Ayla (Aylabeauty.com) provides holiday gift ideas that are thoughtful, unique, and naturally beautifying. Treat yourself or give the gift of radiant skin with natural, organic products from Ayla. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 'Tis the season for naturally radiant skin! Many consumers are becoming aware of the need for skincare products that are free of potentially toxic ingredients. Ayla (aylabeauty.com), an online natural skincare boutique, offers top advice and holiday...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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