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2014-06-17 12:30:56

Groups Petition USDA to Restore Organic Board's Independent Authorities Set by Congress WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 20 organic farm and consumer groups filed a petition with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to protect the authority and permanence of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The petitioners object to recent changes to the NOSB charter, renewed on May 8, 2014, that undermine the mandatory and continuing duties of the Board as...

2014-06-11 23:02:16

Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training (VSAT) program via Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA. Norway, Iowa (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans...

2014-06-10 08:23:44

PASCO, Wash., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A1MICROBES has become leading supplier of natural soil health products in North America, and is helping farmers, growers and ranchers restore and rebuild soil and improve crop production. A1MICROBES uses a unique blend of natural microbes formulated to improve plant production, and restore soil that has been damaged by overuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides which can build up in the soil. The issue of soil health has come to the forefront...

2014-06-09 23:10:31

Alteya's Versatile Certified Organic Baby Balm Wins Recognition in London for Purity and Effectiveness London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Alteya Organics shared today another recognition of company’s new Certified Organic Mom and Baby skin care line. The popular British ‘Prima Baby’ magazine announced in its May edition that Alteya’s Organic Baby Balm won the votes and hearts of the jury panel, including industry experts, journalists and parents. After an intense...

2014-06-05 16:29:54

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Agri-Women, the nation's largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women, is hosting its 21(st) Annual Symposium, "American Agriculture & the Integrity of America's Food Supply." This public forum will be held 9 a.m.-11 a.m., June 9, National Press Club, Washington, D.C. The symposium will present rural issues to consumers, regulators and the media. It is one of the featured events of American Agri-Women's annual...

2014-06-04 23:16:11

GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curaçao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced hydroponic systems. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 After four years of extensive research into sustainable agriculture, GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curacao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced...

2014-05-23 23:05:03

Organic food manufacturing company Earth Source Organics moves to a facility with over 11,000 square feet of space in order to meet rapidly increasing customer demand. Vista, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 This month Earth Source Organics (ESO) has been working to get settled into their new facility that more than triples their production space and capacity. Their stellar showing at this year’s Natural Products Expo West drove growth to the point where their old facility no longer provided...

2014-05-22 23:10:18

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Organic Food & Beverages Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/organic-food-beverages-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Transparency Market Research has launched a new market report titled "Organic Food (Fruits & Vegetables, Meat, Fish & Poultry products,...

2014-05-22 23:03:19

The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Compost is an earth-friendly natural fertilizer that improves the quality of soil helping lawns and plants grow. The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Get the right spot Compost piles should be in dry, shady spots near a water source. Avoid putting your compost pile near your home or garden. Compost piles tend to attract...

2014-05-22 20:23:20

Farmers Advisory Council meets with stakeholders to problem-solve WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The voice of organic farmers rang loud and clear at this year's Organic Trade Association's Annual Policy Conference in discussions convened by OTA's new Farmers Advisory Council (FAC) on how to address increasing concerns over short supplies in the rapidly expanding organic sector. "The FAC exemplifies that OTA recognizes that farmers are the backbone of the organic...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.