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2015-04-09 23:03:48

Record increase in farmer pay price, market challenges and resilience through cooperation among topics addressed by nearly 400 farmer-member attendees La Farge,

2015-04-08 12:23:30

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic stakeholders have filed a lawsuit in federal court, maintaining that the U.S.

2015-04-08 08:35:41

ROYAL CITY, Wash., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not surprising that Thad Schutt is comfortable working with farmers.

2015-04-08 08:26:26

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The agricultural inoculants market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue.

2015-04-07 16:23:12

"Small-Scale Farmers Cool the Planet" Video is Center-Piece of Grassroots 'World Fair Trade Day' Events in the U.S.

2015-04-03 12:23:21

BURNABY, Canada, April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing per capita expenditure, growing health awareness and rising inclination towards chemical and pest-free products

2015-04-01 23:02:06

USDA Certified Organic skincare line features ingredients like Organic Calendula Oil, Chamomile Oil, Sea Buckthorn Seed and more Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 01,

2015-04-01 23:00:22

Holganix Granular with Healthy Grow will promote optimal plant and turf health. Glen Mills, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Glen Mills, PA - Holganix LLC has

2015-03-26 23:17:24

This hands-on tool allows producers, brands, and manufacturers to assess the full spectrum of organic cotton's benefits. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) March 25,


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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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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