Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 17:30 EDT

Latest Organic farming Stories

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...

2013-12-12 12:22:54

Additional regulatory approvals open new markets in Latin America and Canada DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) [NASDAQ: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced FMC, the exclusive Latin America distributor for its Regalia(®) Maxx Biofungicide, has received new product registrations in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. These countries join Panama and Mexico in approving the...

2013-12-12 08:32:03

Acquisition Enables Trimble to Provide Farmers' Trusted Advisors with Cutting-Edge Data and Decision Recommendations SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired the assets of privately-held C3 of Madison, Wis. The acquisition will enable Trimble to provide unique soil information as well as decision recommendations to farmers' trusted advisors--such as agronomists, Trimble resellers or Ag retail suppliers. Farmers will be able...

2013-12-11 16:25:09

Organic offers clear choice, now, for those seeking foods produced without antibiotics WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today is implementing plans to help phase out the use of antibiotics, medically important to fighting disease in humans, for enhancing growth or improving feed efficiency in food-producing animals. In final guidance, FDA outlines a voluntary, phased-in approach to remove their routine use for industrial...

2013-12-10 23:32:12

In response to an article published by the Boulder County Business Report, Colle Farmers Market, a leading online farmers market, applauds the city of Boulder, Colorado for promoting organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, responds to an article published by the Boulder County Business Report on November 27th, which details Boulder, Colorado’s plan to offer more space to organic farmers. According to the Boulder County...

2013-12-10 23:01:11

PLOS ONE Publishes Largest, Most Comprehensive U.S. Study Of Milk’s Essential Fatty Acid Composition; Study Findings Prove Cows Raised on Pasture Increases Levels of Beneficial Fats La Farge, WI (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Organic Valley, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced that PLOS ONE, a prestigious, open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal from the Public Library of Science, published a study finding that organic...

2013-12-07 23:03:47

Following an article published by The Gazette, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, discusses the rising amount of acreage for organic crops. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, responds to an article published by The Gazette on November 27th, which discusses a new report revealing that the amount of organic acreage is steadily rising. According to an article published by The Gazette titled “Organic acreage continues its...

2013-12-03 23:30:31

In response to an article published by the Baltimore Sun, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market praises Johns Hopkins University for accepting the Real Food Challenge. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Baltimore Sun on November 26th, which states that Johns Hopkins University has exchanged traditional dining hall food for organic food options. According to the Baltimore Sun article entitled “Hopkins...


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....

More Articles (4 articles) »