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In Q1 2015, RIBUS added two new managers, and garnered the Engredea Editors’ Choice Award for Best Organic Ingredient and a “NEXTY” nomination at the Natural Product Expo West show.
Innovative new company Organic Muscle revolutionizes fitness supplement industry with the release of their Organic Citrus Berry Pre-Workout, the world's first USDA certified organic pre-workout
Diversity of organic buyer is increasing, according to OTA WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's organic tent looks a lot different than yesterday's.
Re-Nuble launches crowdfunding campaign to increase the affordability and access of organic produce supply in the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2015
Industry revenue has been significantly affected by extreme weather conditions, with both widespread drought and flooding.
MetaWear has just launched the nation’s first solar and geothermal-powered operation providing cutting, sewing, dyeing, and screen-printing of GOTS- certified organic cotton T-shirts using seaweed-based
Organic Valley Snack Sticks in Medium Cheddar and Pepper Jack; Premium Cheese Snacks for Grown-Ups! La Farge, WI (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 Organic Valley,
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marijuana may be legal in your state for medicinal and recreational use, but are toxic pesticides used in its production? A study released
Annual fundraising event raises nearly $450,000 to support organic research projects WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was a celebration of organic: of the benefits
OTA survey: More families than ever choosing organic as they learn about its benefits WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Knowledge is power.
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 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...
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 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....